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August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Bucknell University

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Tenure -Track Faculty, Current Heterodox Approaches

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458973
Date Posted: 10/17/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure -Track Faculty, Current Heterodox Approaches
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
B5 -- Current Heterodox Approaches
O1 -- Economic Development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Bucknell University's Department of Economics invites interested candidates to apply for a tenure-track position in economic development and heterodox economics beginning in the fall semester of 2018. We will consider outstanding candidates of all ranks. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach Developmental Economics, sections of intermediate political economy of the type grounded in the traditions of Marx and Veblen, and courses in the candidate's field of specialization. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and a high potential for excellent research.

The Department of Economics values a diverse faculty, whose courses expose students to a variety of intellectual, racial, ethnic, and cultural perspectives, and we are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research will contribute to the department's commitment to pluralism, diversity, and academic excellence. By the start date of the position, candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or be ABD in economics.

For additional information and to apply, please go to Bucknell's career site ( The application should include a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching portfolio (a statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluations and syllabi if available), a sample of scholarly writing, a diversity statement, and official graduate course transcripts (if ABD or received Ph.D within the past three years). Contact information for three references will also be required in order to request confidential letters. Materials received by November 22, 2017 will receive full attention. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be addressed by email to: Prof. Thomas Kinnaman,

Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community, and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national University where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music complement each other. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America's best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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