Assistant Professor in Economics
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The Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary
Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in
Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor. Building on the
College's strengths in communication and the arts in a liberal arts
context and supporting the College's strategic initiatives in
racial justice and equity, we seek a colleague with research and
teaching expertise in General Economics (JEL Code A) and who can
demonstrate engagement with heterodox approaches (JEL Code B, or
heterodox approaches to any number of other JEL Code categories).
We welcome applications from candidates whose research and teaching
address topics including critical approaches to communication and
communication-based industries, gender and sexuality, class and
racial formations, labor economics, poverty and inequality. The
selected candidate will offer courses for the Economics Minor and
other relevant Liberal Arts minors as well as courses that
contribute to curricula across the College depending on expertise
and interests. We encourage applicants to explore the links to the
minors above, as Emerson possesses several unique to our college,
and consider possibilities for interdisciplinary teaching and
involvement. The appointment begins August 22, 2024 with a
mandatory 2-day orientation August 22 & 23, 2024.
The successful candidate will have a PhD or ABD status (completion
expected by August 22, 2024) in Economics or a related field. They
will demonstrate potential for outstanding scholarly publication,
experience in innovative and effective college-level teaching, and
an ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff
from diverse backgrounds. A strong commitment to undergraduate
education in a residential college environment is essential.
Emerson College believes the pathway to achieving inclusive
excellence and fostering a campus climate where everyone can thrive
is only possible in an authentically inclusive, diverse, equitable,
accessible, sustainable and socially just environment. As a
community of storytellers, we continually strive to cultivate a
community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to
unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals
from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life
experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.
Emerson College enrolls over 5,800 graduate and undergraduate
students from 49 states and more than 70 countries. Its main campus
is located in the dynamic, multicultural city of Boston. The
college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands.
Emerson's commitment to inclusive excellence is supported by a
range of resources such as the Office of Internationalization &
Equity, the Social Justice Collaborative, and the Center for
Innovation in Teaching and Learning.
To apply, please submit a two-page cover letter, a current
curriculum vita, an example of recent scholarship, teaching
evaluations as evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available),
and a statement of past and/or planned future contributions to
advancing diversity, equity and inclusive excellence.
This position is located at the Boston campus teaching in-person
classes, though there may be opportunities to teach undergraduate
classes online. Additional responsibilities include academic
advising, student mentorship, and serving on department and college
Please note, in the job application where there is the "CV/Cover
Letter/ Additional Documents" drop box, you must include all of the
required materials listed above. You can upload each document
separately or as a combined PDF. Your application will not be
complete without these documents.
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The priority deadline for applications is October 23, 2023;
applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis after that date
until the position is filled.
To apply, please visit: https://emerson.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Emerson_College_FT_Faculty/job/Boston-Campus/Assistant-Professor-in-Economics_JR005884