Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics: One-Year Appointment
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 (http://www.gettysburg.edu/academics/economics/index.dot) to begin August 2019. 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 microeconomics 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 microeconomics and quantitative methods 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 principles of microeconomics, intermediate microeconomics and quantitative methods.
Application Details: Please visit our website http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/3050 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.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be addressed to John Cadigan, Chair, at [email protected]
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