Assistant Professor of Economics (Environmental)

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Assistant Professor of Economics (Environmental)

Location:
Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Jul 24, 2020
Close Date:
Nov 20, 2020
Description:

The Economics Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position in environmental economics at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2021. Applicants should be committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. While the successful candidate will teach courses in environmental economics on a regular basis, scholarship in related fields will also be welcome.  The teaching load for this position is 4 courses in the first year and 5 courses thereafter. The College provides ample support for research, including start-up funds. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics or expect to complete all requirements before fall 2021. The position requires institutional service including academic advising of undergraduate students after the first year.

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your diversity statement should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment. Applicants should send cover letter, diversity statement, vita, research sample, graduate transcript, and documentation of teaching effectiveness addressed to Prof. Ann Owen, Economics Department, Hamilton College, via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/77401. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded to Interfolio. For full consideration, completed applications should be received by November 20, 2020.

Hamilton College (www.hamilton.edu) is a highly selective residential liberal arts college located in the Mohawk Valley of upstate New York.  Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-york/, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Dual career couples should be aware that Hamilton is hiring a second tenure-track assistant professor in any field.  Hamilton College is located within easy commuting distance of Colgate University in Hamilton, NY. Colgate is also planning to make multiple appointments in Economics and other disciplines. Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.


Qualifications:

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics or expect to complete all requirements before fall 2021. 


Application Instructions:

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your diversity statement should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment. Applicants should send cover letter, diversity statement, vita, research sample, graduate transcript, and documentation of teaching effectiveness addressed to Prof. Ann Owen, Economics Department, Hamilton College, via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/77401. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded to Interfolio. For full consideration, completed applications should be received by November 20, 2020.

 

 

 

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Posted: 7/25/2020
Application Due: 1/22/2021
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