Assistant Professor, Behavioral Economics, Tenure Track

The Economics Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning July 1, 2017. Applicants should be committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. While the successful candidate will teach courses on behavioral economics on a regular basis, scholarship in related fields will also be welcome.  The standard teaching load in the department, which has 13 full-time faculty members, is 5 courses per year, with a course reduction in the first year for beginning instructors. The College provides ample support for research, including start-up funds. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics or expect to complete all requirements before fall 2017.

Applicants should send cover letter, diversity statement, vita, research sample, graduate transcript, and documentation of teaching effectiveness addressed to Prof. Paul Hagstrom, Economics Department, Hamilton College, via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/37586 . We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your diversity statement should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded to the Interfolio address above. For full consideration, completed applications should be received by November 21, 2016.

Hamilton College (www.hamilton.edu) is a highly selective residential liberal arts college located in the Mohawk Valley of upstate New York; Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at http://bit.ly/1tAtCaB (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Dual career couples should be aware that Hamilton is located within easy commuting distance from Colgate University in Hamilton, NY and that Colgate is also planning to make faculty appointments in Economics and a number of other departments. Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics or expect to complete all requirements by Fall 2017.

Application Instructions

Applicants should send cover letter, diversity statement, vita, research sample, graduate transcript, and documentation of teaching effectiveness addressed to Prof. Paul Hagstrom, Economics Department, Hamilton College, via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/37586 . We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your diversity statement should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded to the Interfolio address above. For full consideration, completed applications should be received by November 21, 2016.

This institution is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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