Tenure-track position in Economics, Macroeconomics

Lewisburg, PA
Oct 04, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Bucknell University's Department of Economics invites interested candidates to apply for a tenure-track position in Macroeconomics, with a background in Money and Financial Institutions, beginning in the fall semester of 2020. We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor level but we are open to considering outstanding candidates at other ranks. The successful candidate will teach Intermediate Macroeconomics, Money and Financial Institutions, and electives in the candidate's area of expertise. The candidate may also be asked to teach other courses in the departmental core, such as Economic Principles, on occasion. The successful candidate will also have the ability to pursue a high quality research program in our campus environment.

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education and music.

Bucknell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged. Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals. The Department of Economics is committed to having a diverse faculty. We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research will contribute to the department's commitment to pluralism, diversity, and academic excellence, and whose courses will expose students to a variety of intellectual, racial, ethnic, gendered and cultural perspectives.

Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching and Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.

Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Economics, although candidates in the final stages of completing their doctoral work will be considered. For additional information and to apply, please go to careers.bucknell.edu. The application should include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a teaching portfolio (a statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluations and syllabi if available), (4) a research statement and research sample, (5) a statement describing past experience, training, or engagement with issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity, including efforts to work with and support students in an inclusive manner and incorporating topics related to diversity into your courses, and (6) official graduate school transcripts if recently graduated. (7) Three letters of recommendation are required and must be submitted separately to the website. Materials received by November 15, 2019 will receive full attention.


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