Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics

Job no: 496227
Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Economics

Bucknell University’s Department of Economics invites interested candidates to apply for a visiting position in Heterodox Economics beginning in the fall semester of 2019 at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach a pluralistic Economic Principles course, intermediate macroeconomics, and an elective in the candidate’s field of specialization, which should be in a realm of political economy of the type grounded in the traditions of Marx and Veblen.

By the start date of the position, candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or be ABD in Economics. For additional information and to apply, please go to careers.bucknell.edu. The application should include a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching portfolio (a statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluations and syllabi if available), a research statement, a diversity statement, and official graduate course transcripts. Three letters of recommendation are required and can be submitted separately. Materials received by March 18, 2019 will receive full consideration.

The Department of economics has a distinguished record in hiring diverse faculty, whose courses expose students to a variety of intellectual, racial, ethnic, and cultural perspectives, and we are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research will contribute to the department’s commitment to pluralism, diversity, and academic excellence.

Questions about the position should be addressed by email to Geoff Schneider, co-Chair of Economics, at [email protected]

About Bucknell

Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell’s 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors.

Bucknell’s beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community and global service work.

Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

The Community

Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.

The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University’s main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell’s surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.

Advertised: 29 Jan 2019 Eastern Standard Time
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