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Visiting Assistant Professor - Economics

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MISSION: At Colorado College our goal is to provide the finest liberal arts education in the country. Drawing upon the adventurous spirit of the Rocky Mountain West, we challenge students, one course at a time, to develop those habits of intellect and imagination that will prepare them for learning and leadership throughout their lives.

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The application should include a cover letter, statements describing both your commitment to teaching and scholarly interests, a curriculum vita, graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcript is acceptable, and if considered for employment an official transcript will be required), and contact information (email addresses are required) for a minimum of three references (at least one of which should address teaching ability).

Posting Details

POSTING DETAILS

Posting Number: 183
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor - Economics
Is this a tenure track position? No
Position Status: Full-time 1 year
Position Summary:

The Department of Economics and Business at Colorado College announces a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics position to begin in August 2017.
Colorado College is distinctive for it modular “Block Plan” calendar. The academic year is divided into eight 3-1/2 week blocks and department faculty teach five blocks per year plus supervision of senior thesis students. The college supports active scholarship via conference travel and internal grant opportunities.

A successful candidate must exhibit the potential for excellence in teaching and for contributing to the department’s scholarly activities. The application should include a cover letter, statements describing both your commitment to teaching and scholarly interests, a curriculum vita, graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcript is acceptable, and if considered for employment an official transcript will be required), and contact information (email addresses are required) for a minimum of three references (at least one of which should address teaching ability).

The department will hold phone/skype/on-campus interviews in the first quarter of 2017. We will continue to consider applications until the position is filled.
Colorado College is a leading national liberal arts college with a distinctive academic calendar called the Block Plan, in which students take one course at a time. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community. Further, Colorado College is dedicated to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, and working. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.
Additional information about Colorado College and the Economics and Business Department is available at http://www.ColoradoCollege.edu
Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:

A PhD in economics is required, but ABD will be considered.

Job Open Date: 01/16/2017
Application Deadline (at 11:59 PM Mountain Time):
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

The application should include a cover letter, statements describing both your commitment to teaching and scholarly interests, a curriculum vita, graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcript is acceptable, and if considered for employment an official transcript will be required), and contact information (email addresses are required) for a minimum of three references (at least one of which should address teaching ability).

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
  5. Graduate Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Sample of Scholarly Publications

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * From what institution did you receive your Doctorate?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * If ABD, when will you receive your Doctorate?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is the title of your thesis?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * From what institution did you receive your Bachelor's degree?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * From what institution did you receive your Master's degree?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * What is your current position and employer?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you learn about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)