Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics: One-Year Appointment

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Feb 05, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Economics
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position in the Department of Economics and the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor ( to begin August 2018. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for strong teaching in the liberal arts tradition and show a potential for scholarly engagement. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and scholarly interests in environmental economics and quantitative methods, but outstanding applicants in other fields are encouraged to apply.  A Ph.D. in Economics is preferred by the time of appointment. The department encourages applications from candidates whose teaching, scholarship, or service would contribute to the diversity of the campus curriculum and community. 

Qualifications: We seek an economist trained in quantitative methods with an interest in environmental economics who can teach all levels of undergraduate students. We will also consider outstanding candidates in other fields. The teaching load is 3-3.  Courses will include environmental economics and quantitative methods, among others. 

Application Details: Please visit our website  to submit your electronic application, including a cover letter addressed to Professor John Cadigan, Department Chair; curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, which addresses the candidate’s teaching experience, potential course offerings, and pedagogical techniques.  In addition, applicants should submit the names and email addresses of three professional references. References will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one of the letters of recommendation must address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness.

All application materials must be received by March 15th for fullest consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately. Inquiries can be addressed to John Cadigan, Chair, at

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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