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Assistant Professor of Economics - Tenure Track

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Home Economics & Consumer Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

MCLA is a small, nationally ranked, public liberal arts college committed to excellence in teaching and learning within a supportive and inclusive community. As a 2021 Top Ten Public College, classes are taught by faculty who care deeply about teaching and seeing their students thrive. MCLA is ranked 21st nationally as a Top Performer on Social Mobility with nearly 93% of our graduates securing competitive employment or accepted by some of the best graduate programs in the country. MCLA values a culture of undergraduate teaching and research that embraces high-impact educational practices across the curriculum, including internships, study away, and independent research. Located in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, an area known for its mountain ranges, hiking trails, and panoramic views, MCLA's North Adams campus benefits from a vibrant creative community and a booming regional economy.

Job Description:

The Business Administration and Economics Department at MCLA invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics to begin on September 1, 2022.

The successful candidate will teach both graduate and undergraduate economics courses, including microeconomics, macroeconomics, and business and economic statistics. Preference will be given to candidates who bring a demonstrated focus on racial/ethnic equity and culturally responsive pedagogy to their teaching, research, and service. Additional responsibilities include advising students, participating in committees, and mentoring student research. The department recently received ACBSP accreditation and there are opportunities for additional program and course development related to the candidate's research and teaching interests.

  • Earned doctorate in Economics.
  • Previous successful teaching experience, with a preference for experience teaching in multiple formats including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.
  • Demonstrated competence in working in cross-cultural and diverse educational and/or business environments.
  • Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and fostering undergraduate research.
Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 10, 2021, but additional applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Additional Information:

It is the policy of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by MCLA, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical basis, to Human Resources.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that they operate, which extends to admission and employment at MCLA. MCLA is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX") to not discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be directed to each respective MCLA's Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, or both.

Christopher Hays
Interim Title IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity Officer for Employees
Phone: (413) 662-5597
Mailing Address: 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
33 Arch Street, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02119-1424
Telephone: (617) 289-0111; FAX: (617) 289-0150; TDD (877) 521-2172

Application Instructions:

Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. In addition,

Applicants should include a separate document describing how they would contribute to MCLA's commitment to an anti-racist and socially just community.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 10, 2021, but additional applications may be considered until the position is filled.

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