JOE - August 2012

Sarah Lawrence College
Social Science
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Bronxville, NY, USA
JEL Classifications:
B1 -- History of Economic Thought through 1925
B2 -- History of Economic Thought since 1925
B5 -- Current Heterodox Approaches
J5 -- Labor–Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining
J8 -- Labor Standards: National and International
N8 -- Micro-Business History
Keywords: Labor, Industrial Relations, Heterodox Economics
Deadline Date: 10/31/2012

JOE ID Number: 201208_397233

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Sarah Lawrence College invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position in economics beginning in fall 2013. Sarah Lawrence is a small liberal arts college with a unique pedagogy based on small classes and individual tutorials; interdisciplinary work is a central component of the curriculum. We are seeking an economist with a primary focus on labor and industrial relations, and welcome additional interests in industrial organizational history, comparative economic systems, and history of economic thought. The successful candidate will be familiar with both mainstream and heterodox economic theory. All members of the economics department are expected to teach introductory and intermediate level theory courses on a rotating basis. A PhD completed by the time of appointment, and evidence of success as a teacher is required. JEL codes: B5, J5, J8, B1, B2, N8.

The application should include the following: cover letter including a statement of educational philosophy, teaching and research interests; curriculum vitae (including names of 3 references); course descriptions and syllabi for two proposed courses; a sample of scholarly writing and graduate transcript(s). Deadline for receipt of applications: October 31, 2012. We will be interviewing at the January ASSA meetings in San Diego. To apply for the position, go to:

For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our Web site at: . SLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to achieving a racially and culturally diverse community.

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