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Assistant Professor of Economics

Employer
Trinity College
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Sep 28, 2023


Position Information

Title
Assistant Professor of Economics

Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Tenure Track

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Open Date
09/28/2023

Close Date

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Position Summary

The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor beginning September 2024, with Ph.D. completed by August 2024. We seek a macroeconomist specializing in international finance who is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. Trinity College seeks a faculty that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.

Teaching duties include core theory courses, international finance, time series analysis, and elective courses in the candidate’s specialization. The teaching load is four courses per year for the first two years and five courses per year thereafter, with a one-semester leave every fourth year. In a cover letter applicants should carefully discuss areas of teaching and research interests. A separate teaching statement (including your approach to teaching students from diverse backgrounds) should address teaching philosophy and areas of teaching interest. Completed applications, including CV, three letters of recommendation, transcript, teaching statement, a writing sample, and official summaries of teaching evaluations, must be received by November 05, 2023 online to receive full consideration. Virtual interviews will be conducted in late November with on-campus visits taking place in December. Trinity College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Contact Hasan Cömert, Search Committee Chair, at hasan.comert@trincoll.edu.

Qualifications

We seek a macroeconomist specializing in international finance who is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarly research, requiring Ph.D. in economics completed by August 2024.

Compensation

Competitive salary and benefits, plus start-up expense fund.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Three letters of reference are required. Applicants will be asked to list contact information for reference providers, including email addresses. Once a completed application is submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where he or she must go to upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or other dossier service) should provide the unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.

Quick Link
https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/3132

Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

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