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Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

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Posting Number
FPA00047P

Position Title
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Department
Economics

Position Status
Full-Time

Position Type
Temporary

Months per Year
9 Months

Work hours

As agreed with Department Chair

Start Date (For temporary positions only)
September 2018

End Date (For temporary positions only)
May 2021

Position Band/Level
Faculty

Pay Range

Ad Text

Job Summary

Fields: J01, J16, O1

The Department of Economics at Skidmore College invites applications for a three-year non-tenure track position in applied microeconomics beginning in the fall of 2018. Applicants must possess a strong desire to work in a liberal arts environment with a reputation for excellent teaching. The successful candidate will teach both required and elective courses including introductory micro and macro. Our highest priority fields are labor, development and the economics of gender as well as statistics. The college offers excellent teaching and research support. The standard teaching load is 18 credits (5 courses) per year, normally with 2 - 3 preps. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Economics, although advanced ABDs may be considered. We encourage applications from women and historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience in teaching in a multi-cultural classroom. The college is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.

Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of roughly 2,400 located near the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Skidmore College is distinguished by a curriculum balanced in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities and offers more than 60 majors.

Candidates for this position should submit a cover letter explaining their ability to contribute in the areas described above, a curriculum vitae, one research paper, and a teaching statement and/or evidence of teaching capability. Additionally, the application system will prompt you to submit a three email addresses for letters of recommendation. All reference's will be emailed once you complete the application process.

Minimum Qualifications

Advanced ABD in economics

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in economics

EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.

CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates for this position should submit a cover letter explaining their ability to contribute in the areas described above, a curriculum vitae, one research paper, and a teaching statement and/or evidence of teaching capability. Additionally, the application system will prompt you to submit a three email addresses for letters of recommendation. All reference's will be emailed once you complete the application process.
Interfolio Users: Visit your Interfolio account to acquire email addresses to enter into our applicant tracking system for your referees. https://www.interfolio.com

All documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process and to receive your confirmation code. If you have questions please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: [email protected] or 518 580.5802

Posting Information

Posting Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Closing Date

Quicklink for Posting
http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1465

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD or ABD
  2. Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other


Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Paper
Optional Documents
  1. Sample Syllabi
  2. Teaching Evaluations
  3. Teaching Statement


Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result
CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS.

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