Assistant Professor or Instructor of Economics
The Department of Economics at Vassar College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor or Instructor position to begin August 2018. Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply. Vassar is a highly selective residential liberal arts college located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley, seventy-five miles north of New York City. Evidence of excellent teaching skills and research potential is essential; PhD by July 2018 desired but individuals nearing completion will be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the successful candidate's specialty in addition to courses in introductory and intermediate economics. Applications, which must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, scholarship sample, statement of teaching philosophy showing interest in the liberal arts, diversity statement highlighting contributions to and/or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research and/or professional involvements, graduate transcript (unofficial copy acceptable for initial application), and three (3) letters of reference, may be submitted at https://www.econjobmarket.org/. Candidates with teaching experience are also encouraged to submit evidence of teaching effectiveness. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 17, 2017.