JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Brunswick, Maine, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: F4 -- Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics of Bowdoin College invites applications for a tenure-track position in open economy macroeconomics starting July 1, 2020. Hiring for this position is expected to be at the rank of assistant professor or instructor, although there is the possibility of hiring at a more senior level for exceptional candidates. Ph.D. in hand by date of appointment is preferred; advanced ABDs will be considered.
We welcome applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s ethnic and cultural diversity. We value a community in which students and faculty of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed. In your application materials, we ask that you address how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship may support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The teaching load is two courses per semester. Successful candidate will be expected to teach Principles and Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory regularly as well as courses related to their research. We are especially interested in being able to offer courses that can be cross-listed with Asian Studies such that we especially encourage candidates with an interest in Asian markets to apply.
Bowdoin requires a strong commitment to research and a promise of long-term successful scholarly engagement as well as a dedication to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment. To support continued professional engagement, the College offers, monetary support for professional engagement, a fully-funded year-long sabbatical leave after three years of teaching and successful reappointment, and regular post-tenure sabbaticals generously funded. We recognize that recruiting and retaining faculty may involve considerations of spouses and partners. To that end, where possible, the College will attempt to accommodate and respond creatively to the needs of partners and spouses of members of the faculty.
Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Please submit 1) a cover letter that details your scholarly research agenda, describes your teaching experience and interests, and discusses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship could support diversity and inclusion efforts in our community; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 4) a sample of written work; and 5) three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019. We plan to conduct initial interviews at the ASSA meetings.
Founded in 1794 on the Maine coast, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located in Brunswick, a 30-minute drive north of Portland, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and commitment to diversity (32.7% students of color, 6% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students).
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Confidential arrangements will be made if you have a disability or require an accommodation in completing the application or in the interview process. Please notify Brian Robinson, Associate Director for Talent Strategy in Human Resources at (207) 725-3837 in advance so all necessary arrangements can be made confidentially. For further information about the College and our department, please visit our website: .
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