Assistant Professor of Economics

Job description

Category:: Academic / Faculty
Department:: Economics
Locations:: Oswego, NY
Posted:: Sep 20, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time

About SUNY Oswego:


Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive university located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. One of 13 comprehensive colleges in the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system, SUNY Oswego is recognized nationally for its academic quality, focus on student success outcomes, and the growing diversity of its student body. Ranked 11th among public master's-level universities in the 2019 "Top Regional Universities in the North" by U.S. News and World Report, SUNY Oswego is also recognized among Princeton Review's Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast - an honor bestowed on the college every year since 2003.


Inspired by a shared commitment to excellence and the desire to transcend traditional higher education boundaries, SUNY Oswego provides a transformative experience to 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The college offers preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education, and its success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities.


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Job Description:


Description of Department: The SUNY Oswego economics department has 10 full-time faculty members. The department serves more than 150 majors and minors in economics and applied mathematical economics, as well as business and education students. We also support interdisciplinary programs in Global Studies, Women's Studies, and Language and International Trade. We are dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education in the classroom and online for a diverse student body. We value active research agendas and model engagement to our students with service to the institution, profession and community.


The Department of Economics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position.


Date Posted: September 20, 2019


Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty or click here for a benefits summary.


Review Date: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


Date of Appointment: August 2020


Description of Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor of Economics will teach labor economics, principles of economics and one other applied microeconomics field. The assistant professor will also teach and develop online courses and part of the regular teaching load. Additionally, the Assistant Professor will be expected to publish in refereed outlets, assist with department and university service, including student advisement.


SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan (https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/). As such, the Assistant Professor of Economics will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.



Requirements:


Required Qualifications:


  • Ph.D. in economics by time of appointment
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Preferred Qualification:


  • Prior experience as sole course instructor


Additional Information:


If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:


John Kane, Search Committee Chair


315-312-2875


[email protected]



Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered. Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.



Application Instructions:


Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications including how you see yourself contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion as a faculty member in the Department of Economics , CV/resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred or program in progress, statement of teaching philosophy addressing the use of evidence-based and inclusive pedagogies, and evaluations if available, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically by clicking on the APPLY NOW button.


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