JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Alma College

Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470788
Date Posted: 11/01/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Alma, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
E0 -- General
G0 -- General
M0 -- General
Keywords:
General Economics
Financial Economics
Macroeconomics
Behavioral Economics
Money and Banking
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department at Alma College, Alma, Michigan invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2023.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. prior to the start date. The department seeks a candidate who will be able to teach a wide range of courses in Economics, including the following: Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, Econometrics, and Behavioral Economics, as well as topical and interdisciplinary courses that will serve our newly revised general education curriculum. An ability to teach Finance and related classes in our new Financial Economics major is also highly useful. Commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment and evidence of effective teaching are essential. Alma College prioritizes inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and opportunities for student research. The successful candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and will engage students in research and academic advising. Typical teaching load is six units per year. Additionally, the department is beginning a curricular redesign and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute significantly to this process. The successful candidate is expected to establish a productive research program and scholarship agenda. Service to the college through committee work and other activities is expected of all tenure-track faculty. External service to the public and to the scientific community are supported. Here is a link to additional information about the position: https://www.alma.edu/live/news/3284-assistant-professor-economics
Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate Liberal Arts College committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

For more information about the College, visit www.alma.edu.
Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. prior to the start date. Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2022 and continue until filled. Please send an e-mail with the following documents attached in Microsoft Word or PDF format: C.V.; a cover letter; a statement of teaching philosophy that incorporates your commitment to teaching and learning in a diverse environment and demonstrates evidence of teaching effectiveness; a research statement; and contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation will be solicited from selected applicants at a later stage in the process.

Bob Cunningham

Chair, Department of Economics

C/O Necalli Torres, torreskp@alma.edu

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2023
Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2022 and continue until filled. Please send an e-mail with the following documents attached in Microsoft Word or PDF format: C.V.; a cover letter; a statement of teaching philosophy that incorporates your commitment to teaching and learning in a diverse environment and demonstrates evidence of teaching effectiveness; a research statement; and contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation will be solicited from selected applicants at a later stage in the process.

Bob Cunningham

Chair, Department of Economics

C/O Necalli Torres, torreskp@alma.edu