Assistant Professor Of Economics

  • Union College - Schenectady, NY
  • Schenectady, NY
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full time BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance

Job Description

 

We are looking for candidates whose research specializes in any of the above fields and who has strong interests in teaching macroeconomics courses. The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. by September 1, 2021, an established record of teaching excellence and a strong research program.

Union College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the Capital Region of the State of New York and offers highly competitive salary and benefits. Our teaching load is six courses over three ten-week terms per year, up to two of which may take the form of supervision of undergraduate theses. A faculty member normally teaches four classroom courses and supervises eight two-term senior theses per year. Applicants are invited to describe in their cover letter how they will advise undergraduate theses and how they may incorporate students in their own research.

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Applicants should describe in their cover letter how their research, teaching and service might support the college's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Union College recognizes the rich possibilities of interdisciplinary studies by offering many opportunities for both faculty and students to engage with multiple disciplines - and each other - in collaborative classroom settings, innovative majors, and unique research initiatives. The successful hire can develop courses in their area of expertise that may contribute to one or more of the interdisciplinary programs. Our complete list can be found at: https://www.union.edu/interdisciplinary-studies. Applicants are invited to describe in their cover letter how they may contribute to interdisciplinary studies at the college. For more information about the Department, please visit https://muse.union.edu/economics/.

Required application materials: cover letter, CV, job market paper and teaching evaluations (or other evidence of teaching effectiveness).  Please provide names and contact information for the three references when you complete the online application. An email will be sent automatically requesting that they upload their letter of recommendation to our system.

We offer exceptional benefits including, but not limited to the following:

  • Generous Vacation, Sick and Personal Time
  • Winter Recess Break in Addition to Paid Holidays
  • Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance (Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts)
  • Free On-Campus Fitness Facility Access and Discounts for On-Campus Wellness Programs
  • Employee Scholarships toward Certifications, Seminars, Training and Professional Development
  • Pre and Post Tax participation in a 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Salary Continuation Program in the event of Disability
  • Tuition Assistance Program for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents

Union College (union.edu) is a small, highly selective undergraduate institution with particular strengths in science and engineering. Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

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