Union College — Tenure-Track Position in Applied Microeconomics

The Department of Economics at Union College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Microeconomics, beginning September 1, 2022.  We have a preference for candidates with expertise in the economics of gender, race, inequality, financial economics, public economics, or technology.  We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to Union’s broad array of interdisciplinary programs, including Africana Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Asian Studies, Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, and Data Analytics, or play a role in developing collaborations with our Engineering program.  The successful candidate will have an active research agenda and be able to teach Intermediate Microeconomics or Econometrics as well as elective courses related to their specialization.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

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. The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. by September 1, 2022, an established record of teaching excellence and a strong research program.  Our annual teaching load is six courses over three ten-week terms, which typically consists of four classroom courses and the supervision of eight senior theses.  Tenure track hires have a one course load reduction in their first year and receive additional research support.  We are open to hiring at the advanced assistant professor level with an accelerated tenure clock.

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.

Interested applicants should submit their application through AEA JOE portal at www.aeaweb.org/joe, JOE ID Number: 111468158.  Required application materials: cover letter, CV, job market paper, teaching evaluations (or other evidence of teaching effectiveness), and three letters of reference. Applicants are asked to describe in their cover letter how their research, teaching and service could support the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applicants are also invited to address their overall fit for the position, including their areas of expertise, undergraduate thesis advising and potential contributions to interdisciplinary studies at the College.

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