Assistant Professor - Economics

Cortland, NY
Oct 17, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Details

Position Information

Budget TitleASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR 10 MONTHSCampus TitleAssistant Professor - EconomicsSchool/DivisionAcademic Affairs, Division ofDepartmentEconomicsFaculty Sub-TypeFT FacultySalary LevelA5Salary RangeLow to mid $70'sPosition EffortFull-TimeIf Part-Time, enter FTE:If Temporary, enter End Date:Position Summary

SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure track faculty contribute to the College’s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education, Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.

The Economics Department offers undergraduate majors in Business Economics, Economics, and Political Economy. Students may select courses from a wide variety of areas, including international trade and finance, economic development, money and banking, Marxian economics, labor economics, the political economy of women, political economy of race and class, globalization, environmental economics, and sports economics. Courses in the economics major may also be combined with a processional sequence leading to qualification for provisional certification as a teacher of secondary social studies.

Major Responsibilities

•Participate and work in a heterodox department with undergraduate majors in Business Economics, Economics and Political Economy.
••Share teaching responsibilities for political economy and social thought, principles, as well as offer upper level electives in the field of political economy.
•Maintain an active research agenda
•Maintain regular office hours and provide regular advising and mentoring interaction with students from SUNY Cortland’s campus community in support of an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
•Engage in service to the department, school, college, and community

Functional and Supervisory Relationships

The candidate will be a tenure-track faculty member in the Economics Department and report to the academic department chair.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. or ABD with designated
date of completion within one year of appointment date may be considered.

Please note: Reappointment will not be considered without completed Ph.D. prior to review date.

Evidence of Expertise in an area of Political Economy

Preferred Qualifications

•Expertise in at least one of the following political economy areas: Marxian economics, political economy of race and class, globalization, inequality.
•Evidence of effective college teaching experience
•Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching students from diverse backgrounds
•Evidence of potential for scholarship

EEO Statement

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberF19042Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicant

For full consideration, apply online and submit the following:

1. Letter of application
2. C.V.
3. List of three professional references including their names, addresses, email, phone numbers and how you know the reference.
4. Using “other” link – one file including evidence of teaching effectiveness and job market paper.
5. Three reference letters, uploaded directly by reference, are required and should be uploaded through:

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  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita or Resume
  3. Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)
  4. Other - See Special Instructions to Applicants
Optional Documents

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