Union College — Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

The Department of Economics at Union College invites applications for two three-year visiting positions beginning September 1, 2019. We are looking for candidates to contribute to teaching core courses, electives and senior thesis. The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. by September 1, 2019, 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, a complete list of which may 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.  

Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Required application materials: cover letter, CV, job market paper, teaching evaluations (or other evidence of teaching effectiveness), three letters of reference.

For more information about the Department, please visit https://muse.union.edu/economics/.

Interested applicants should submit their application through AEA JOE portal at www.aeaweb.org/joe ID Number: 2019-01_111462445

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