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Assistant Professor of Economics

The Economics Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning July 1, 2015. Applicants should be committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. While the successful candidate will teach a financial economics course and seminar on a regular basis, scholarship in related fields will also be welcome. The standard teaching load in the department, which has 12 full-time faculty members, is 5 courses per year, with a course reduction in the first year for beginning instructors. The College provides substantial support for research, including start-up funds. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics or expect to complete all requirements by Fall 2015.

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 http://apply.interfolio.com/25823. Your diversity statement should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment. Previous experience teaching or working with diverse student populations is desirable. 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.

Hamilton College (www.hamilton.edu) is a highly selective residential liberal arts college located in the Mohawk Valley of upstate New York; for applicants with dual-career considerations, Hamilton participates in the regional Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, which posts additional area employment opportunities at www.upstatenyherc.org. 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. A list of Colgate’s openings can be found at http://offices.colgate.edu/hr/faculty.htm .

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.


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Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.

Posted 08/25/2014
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