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Financial Economics

The Economics Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning July 1, 2012. Applicants should be committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. 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.  While the successful candidate will teach a financial economics course and seminar on a regular basis, scholarship in related fields will also be welcome. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics or expect to complete all requirements by Fall 2012. Applicants should send cover letter, vita, research sample, graduate transcript, and documentation of teaching effectiveness electronically to Prof. Chris Georges at the following email address: econsearch@hamilton.edu. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the same email address. For full consideration, completed applications should be received by November 25.

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 a number of 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 08/29/2011
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