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The Department of Economics at Union College invites applications for one full-time, three-year visiting position. The successful candidates must demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate intermediate macroeconomics. The ability to teach innovative and/or interdisciplinary courses is a plus.

The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. by September 1, 2024, an established record of teaching excellence, and a strong research program. Our teaching load is six courses over three ten-week terms, up to two of which may take the form of supervision of undergraduate theses. For more information regarding the Department, please visit https://www.union.edu/economics.

Union College recognizes the rich possibilities of interdisciplinary studies by offering many opportunities for both faculty and students to engage with multiple disciplines – and each other – in collaborative classroom settings, innovative majors, interdisciplinary theses, and unique research initiatives. The successful hire may develop courses in their area of expertise that could contribute to one or more of the interdisciplinary programs. Our complete list can be found at:
https://www.union.edu/interdisciplinary-studies.

Union College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the Capital Region of the State of New York and offers highly competitive salary and benefits. Union is an equal-opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social, and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social, and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, and veteran status. We expect all faculty members to contribute to a thriving, diverse, and inclusive learning community while promoting a sense of belonging among students, other faculty, and staff colleagues.

Creating and maintaining a welcoming and diverse environment is central to developing a rigorous and informed education in the economics department. We acknowledge that improving the diversity, equity, inclusion, and sense of belonging within the department and across campus is an ongoing growth process. Accordingly, department members attend professional development workshops related to DEIB on and off campus, support and mentor diverse students and faculty members, and are encouraged to include DEIB-related material in their courses and other student engagement where appropriate.

The annual salary range for this position is $81,000 – $84,000. Required application materials: cover letter, CV, job market paper, research statement, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Applicants are asked to describe in their cover letter their potential contributions to undergraduate thesis advising and interdisciplinary studies and how their research, teaching, and service could support the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Evaluation of candidates will begin on March 8 and continue until the position is filled. Application Link: https://jobs.union.edu/en-us/job/493413/visiting-assistant-professor-of-economics.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.union.edu.