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Full-time Economics Assistant Professor or Instructor

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The Department of Economics at Vassar College invites applications for one full-time Assistant Professor or Instructor position to begin August 2019. Evidence of excellent teaching potential is essential; PhD by July 2019 desired but individuals nearing completion will be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the successful candidates' specialty in addition to courses in introductory and intermediate economics. 

Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.  Vassar is a highly selective residential liberal arts college located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley, seventy-five miles north of New York City.

Applications may be submitted at https://www.econjobmarket.org/. They must include a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of teaching philosophy showing interest in the liberal arts, an unofficial graduate transcript, three letters of reference, a scholarship sample, and a diversity statement highlighting contributions to and/or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, or professional activity. Materials that must be submitted in hard copy should be sent to: Search Committee, Department of Economics, Box 708, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, New York, 12604-0708. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 21, 2018.

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Vassar College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.