Economics Visiting Assistant Professor - Heterodox Economics
Job no: 496530
Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University’s Department of Economics invites applications for a visiting position in Heterodox Economics beginning in the fall semester of 2020 at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach a pluralistic Economic Principles course, Intermediate Political Economy, and an elective in the candidate’s field of specialization, which should be in a realm of political economy of the type grounded in the traditions of Marx and Veblen.
Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or be ABD in Economics (if completion is imminent). For additional information and to apply, go to careers.bucknell.edu. The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluations and syllabi if available), research statement and research sample (in one document), diversity statement, and official graduate course transcripts. Three letters of recommendation must be submitted separately. Materials received by March 15, 2020 will receive full consideration.
The Department of economics has a distinguished record in hiring diverse faculty, whose courses expose students to a variety of intellectual, racial, ethnic, and cultural perspectives, and we are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research will contribute to the department’s commitment to pluralism, diversity, and academic excellence. The department is committed to mentoring visiting faculty by providing opportunities for professional development.
Questions about the position should be addressed by email to Geoff Schneider, co-Chair of Economics, at Geoff.Schneider@Bucknell.edu.
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. 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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