Assistant Professor of Economics

Northampton, Hampshire County
Aug 01, 2014
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Economics
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Assistant Professor of Economics The Smith College Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting July 1, 2015. Candidates should have strong foundations in public economics, preferably with a demonstrated interest in pursuing empirical research in the field, and in statistics, and a commitment to undergraduate teaching. A Ph.D. by the time of appointment is required. Tenure-track faculty members teach two courses each semester and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy; teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include public economics, Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics, and microeconomics and/or macroeconomics at the introductory level, with the possibility of other courses depending upon the faculty member’s interests. Details about the Department of Economics may be found at Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest independent women's college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life and broad collegial opportunities. Submit applications at with a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a copy of the graduate transcript, a job market paper, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin November 21, 2014. Interviews with semifinalists will be held at the Meetings of the American Economic Association in Boston, MA (January 3-5, 2015), or by video conference if attendance at the Meetings is impracticable. Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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