Colorado College — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Economics and Business

Colorado College seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Business to begin in August 2023. We hope that our new colleague will focus on environmental economics and will also contribute to the department’s new interdisciplinary Business, Economics, and Society major. Salary and guaranteed summer support will be competitive with other liberal arts economics faculty positions. A successful candidate will have:

  • A PhD in Economics or related fields (ABD candidates will also be considered)
  • Excellent teaching and research promise
  • Ability to teach environmental economics, as well as principles of micro- and/or macroeconomics, intermediate micro- and/or macroeconomic theory, and/or econometrics
  • Willingness to teach courses in the Business, Economics, and Society major, beyond environmental economics, such as BU311 Data, Math, and Modeling for Business, Economics and Society, or BU310 Society, Business, and Economics
  • Interest in contributing to the College’s General Education program

Responsibilities for this position entail teaching five courses annually plus advising students’ senior theses, which counts as a sixth course. Over time, two of the courses will be in the Business, Economics, and Society major, beyond environmental economics, such as BU311 Data, Math, and Modeling for Business, Economics and Society, or BU310 Society, Business, and Economics; For successful candidates interested in support with learning to teach the aforementioned courses, the department offers course materials and training. Faculty are also expected to maintain an active research program and engage in college service.

Colorado College is a private, undergraduate, selective liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 2,200 students. Colorado College uses the Block Plan calendar in which students take one class at a time, allowing unique learning and teaching strategies.

Colorado College is committed to becoming an antiracist institution. We are working to foster an inclusive environment in which students and employees of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives can learn, work, and thrive. Please visit https://www.coloradocollege.edu/other/antiracism-commitment/ to learn more.

Minimum qualifications: A PhD or ABD in Economics or related fields, plus any one of the following qualifications: 1. research in environmental economics, 2. experience teaching environmental economics, or 3. an expression of interest in teaching environmental economics in the cover letter.

Preferred qualifications: Undergraduate teaching experience

Applications must include: 1) a cover letter discussing anticipated contributions to the department; 2) vita; 3) statement of teaching philosophy; 4) evidence of teaching ability; 5) research statement; 6) sample of research; 7) diversity statement detailing (a) understanding and philosophy of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion (ADEI), (b) past experience advancing ADEI and (c) planned contributions to the department and college on ADEI; 8) graduate school transcript; 9) contact information for three references.

Applications received by November 3 will receive full consideration. Reference letters should be uploaded by December 1. To apply for this position, create your application at https://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/6464.

Additional information about Colorado College and the Department of Economics and Business, is available at https://www.coloradocollege.edu/academics/dept/economics/.

For salary information, please refer to https://www.coloradocollege.edu/offices/humanresources/employee-compensation/

Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

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