JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Salem, Oregon, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: B0 -- General
History of Economics
Status Update: Search Canceled
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Willamette University Economics Department invites applications for a full-time, visiting position for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. This is a one year appointment with the possibility for renewal. The teaching load is 6 courses per year.
The department offers an undergraduate curriculum that embodies a pluralist approach to economics, beginning with the introductory course where we utilize E.K. Hunt’s History of Economic Thought: A critical perspective. Teaching responsibilities will include contributing to the core of this curriculum at the introductory level and, potentially, at the intermediate theory level where a pluralist approach is again taken. Willingness to offer courses that meet or expand our elective offerings and that promote our commitment to critically examining multiple economic perspectives is particularly welcome.
We look for candidates with training in history of thought and/or heterodox approaches. A completed Ph.D. by August 2020 and some teaching experience strongly preferred. Advanced ABD will be considered.
Application Instructions: Please submit a letter that speaks to your interest in and capacity to teach multiple economic traditions, as well as your commitment to teaching excellence within a liberal arts setting. Applications also must include a curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a graduate transcript, and two letters of reference.
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Willamette University, founded in 1842, is a nationally recognized liberal arts school with graduate programs in business and law. WU has earned a national reputation for its academic standards and exemplary citizenship, values that have defined the culture of this campus for more than 160 years. Willamette University's motto, “Not unto ourselves alone are we born,” captures the essence of our distinguished university. It speaks to our commitment to community service, to the extraordinary collaboration between faculty and students, and to the tradition of service and civic engagement that is typical of our alumni.
Employment at Willamette University means being part of a community that values education and its impact on the world is friendly, supportive, and increasingly diverse. Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.
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- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Letters of Reference
- Teaching Evaluations
- Cover Letter