JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Sweet Briar College

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Social Sciences and Humanities
Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462321
Date Posted: 02/01/2019
Date Inactive: 05/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Sweet Briar, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Sweet Briar College, a women’s college increasingly defined by innovation, has launched a bold academic program that integrates the liberal arts with women’s leadership to prepare graduates to address the challenges facing our world. To support this curricular reset we are happy to announce a series of hires to complement our comprehensive baccalaureate program in the arts, sciences, as well as graduate programs in education. Faculty are committed to cultivating the habits of mind—in problem solving, decision making, and creativity—that are critical for leaders. These values are embedded in the College’s institutional vision and supported by our confidence that academic excellence, small classes, and dedication to empowering young women will position Sweet Briar and its graduates to thrive.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Sweet Briar College is committed to enhancing our community and encourages applications from qualified individuals with varied backgrounds, experiences and ideas who would increase the diversity of the College.

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics

Classification: Full-time, benefits eligible, tenure track faculty position

Reports To: Division Chair, Social Sciences and Humanities

Job Summary/Objective:
Sweet Briar College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Economics. The successful candidate will be an engaged scholar-teacher who will be part of an innovative and inherently inter-disciplinary program that takes an entrepreneurial approach to the fields of economics, business, and politics. This individual will collaborate with colleagues across different disciplines and be open to contributing to a variety of programs; will shape and participate in campus academic life; and will work closely with undergraduates on research and as a mentor in pursuing careers in industry or the academe. He/she will also teach multi-disciplinary courses in our integrated Leadership Core on topics such as financial thinking or engaged citizenship. Candidates ready to work with a diverse student body are especially welcome. Sweet Briar prides itself on creating a learning environment that encourages young women to fulfill their highest potential. Leadership in all walks of life is fostered by the special connections our faculty make with their students, and Sweet Briar women translate their academic experiences into interesting and important lives. The normal teaching load is 3:3.

Required Qualifications:
• The successful applicants will hold a Ph.D. or at least five years of relevant experience in their given field of study;
• Possess research and teaching interests in microeconomics or macroeconomics;
• Must be a superlative teacher; and
• Demonstrate an active research agenda.

How to Apply:
To apply, visit the Sweet Briar College Career Center: All applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3) statement on teaching, research and future plans; 4) the names and full contact information for three professional references; and 5) a writing sample (journal- or chapter-length publication preferred). Items 1-4 should be in a single PDF file; item 5 may be in the same file or a separate PDF. For full consideration, complete applications should be received by March 1, 2019.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 03/15/2019