JOE - March 2012

Swarthmore College
Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Swarthmore, PA, USA
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
N3 -- Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Deadline Date: 03/23/2012

JOE ID Number: 201203_396971

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics at Swarthmore College seeks to fill a two year Mellon Foundation post-doctoral position in economics beginning in Fall 2012. Candidates should be committed to excellence in both teaching and research. The Fellowship is intended to allow the fellow to develop a research program while getting experience teaching in a small liberal arts college. The teaching load is two courses in the first year and three in the second.

Applicants' research should be in the area of "humanistic economics" which includes scholarship and teaching that broadly address the human condition; relevant areas of research and teaching include but are not limited to poverty, racial segregation, income inequality, health economics, development economics, and environmental economics. Applicants should be within three years of receiving their PhD and must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Swarthmore College has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.
Application Instructions:

Applications should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a teaching statement, and one research paper. Applications should be submitted to by March 23, 2012.

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