The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure track position at open rank, beginning in the fall of 2018. Applicants must possess a strong desire to teach and pursue research in a liberal arts environment with a reputation for excellent teaching. The successful candidate will teach both required and elective courses. Highest priority fields are macroeconomics and monetary economics. Preferred secondary fields are Latin America and history of thought. The college offers excellent research support. The standard teaching load is 5 courses per year, normally with 2 – 3 preps. New faculty receive a course release in their first year and are eligible for a pre-tenure sabbatical. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Economics, although advanced ABDs may be considered. We encourage applications from women and historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience in teaching in a multi-cultural classroom. The college is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.
Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of roughly 2,400 located near the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Skidmore College is distinguished by a curriculum balanced in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities and offers more than 60 majors.
Applications due November 27. We will be conducting interviews at the January 2018, ASSA meetings in Philadelphia, PA.
Candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their ability to contribute in the areas described above, a curriculum vitae, one research paper, three letters of reference, a research statement, and a teaching statement and/or evidence of teaching capability.
Advanced ABD in economics
Ph.D. in economics
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Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with a reputation for its creative approaches to just about everything. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates; approximately 2,400 talented men and women from some 47 ...states and 46 countries.In the universe of selective, private liberal arts colleges, Skidmore's distinctiveness is expressed in the statement that "Creative Thought Matters". This idea reflects not only the historical strength of the College's programs in the fine and performing arts but also the understanding that creativity is required for achievement in any area of human endeavor.The city of Saratoga Springs is widely recognized as one of America's great communities. It is located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, within a three-to-four-hour drive from New York City, Boston or Montreal. Travel & Leisure calls Saratoga Springs one of "America's Greatest Main Streets" as well as "one of the best college towns in the nation," Money Magazine says it's one of the nation's top 100 places to live, and Princeton Review describes it as a "perfect college town." It's a community rich in history and tradition. Famed mineral waters, a Revolutionary War battlefield, and the nation's oldest thoroughbred racetrack represent portions of that history. Also, it's a community of arts and culture. The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is the summer home to the New York City Ballet, Philadelphia Orchestra, and a performing venue for top rock and jazz musicians.The Skidmore College community awaits your arrival, so if you welcome challenges and are interested in making a difference, come join us!