Tenure Track position in Economics, Inequality Econometrics
Job no: 496432
Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University’s Department of Economics invites interested candidates to apply for a tenure-track position in inequality and econometrics beginning in the fall semester of 2020. We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor level but are we open to considering outstanding candidates at other ranks. The successful candidate will teach courses in the areas of Inequality and the Distribution of Income/Wealth, as well as econometrics and applied econometric research. The candidate may also be asked to teach courses in the departmental core, such as Economic Principles. The successful candidate will also show promise of a vigorous scholarly trajectory.
The Department of economics continually seeks to hire diverse faculty whose courses expose students to a variety of intellectual, racial, ethnic, gendered and cultural perspectives. We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research will contribute to the department’s commitment to pluralism, diversity, and academic excellence.
By the start date of the position, candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or be ABD in Economics. ABD status is acceptable on the condition that the Ph.D. will be attained before the start of the second year. For additional information and to apply, please go to careers.bucknell.edu. The application should include a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching portfolio (a statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluations and syllabi if available), a research sample, a diversity statement, and official graduate course transcripts if recently graduated. Three letters of recommendation are required and can be submitted separately. Materials received by October 31, 2019 will receive full attention.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.
Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.
Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals.
Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.
Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
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