Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

The Department of Economics invites applications for a full-time, one-year, visiting position to begin July 1, 2021.  We are seeking candidates with a strong teaching focus on the economics of Race and Inequality and are open to multiple fields of expertise.  Candidates must have experience and evidence of teaching at least one independent class, evidence of research potential, and have completed all the requirements for a Ph.D. in economics by the start date. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment.

The Economics Department is both dynamic and diverse, and among the largest departments at the College in terms of faculty size and number of majors. The Department maintains strong interdisciplinary relationships with a number of departments including Government and International Relations, Environmental Studies, Computer Science, and Mathematics and Statistics.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity.

Visiting faculty members teach a 3-2 load.  The college provides ongoing strong support for teaching. We value the contributions visitors bring to our community and encourage their active engagement with their departments and all aspects of campus life during the course of their appointment. Visiting faculty are initially participating members of the faculty and voting members in their second and subsequent years; their presence is welcome at all faculty meetings.

Currently, the College is not sponsoring visas for this position.

Application letters, accompanied by 1) C.V.; 2) Job market paper; 3) 3 letters of recommendation; 4) Transcript; 5) Teaching evaluations; 6) Teaching statement; and 7) Cover letter should be sent to Dr. Purba Mukerji, visitingecon@conncoll.edu. Review of applications will begin April 21, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.