Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics (four, one-year positions)

Waterville, Maine
Mar 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Economics at Colby College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position beginning September 1, 2017. We will consider candidates with specialization in any field of graduate study in economics. The successful candidate will teach 5 courses during the 2017-2018 academic year. Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community; we especially encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups in the field. Our review of completed applications will begin on March 1, 2017.

All materials must be submitted electronically at A complete application dossier must include: your curriculum vitae; a cover letter that describes your motivation for applying to Colby and includes an outline of your research agenda and how a liberal arts environment aligns with your teaching philosophy; three letters of recommendation; a representative sample of your scholarship; your graduate transcript; and evidence of classroom teaching effectiveness.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights.

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