Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Position ID:UMass-Economics-ASTASCPROF [#2918]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate Professor
Position Type:Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, United States [map]
Subject Area: Economics / History of Economic Thought
Appl Deadline: (posted 2013/08/08, listed until 2014/02/08)
Position Description:  Apply    

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Associate or Assistant Professor of Economics

The Economics Department at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst invites applications for multiple tenure­system positions with preference for candidates at the Associate or advanced Assistant Professor levels. One Assistant Professor will be jointly appointed in the Center for Public Policy and Administration (CPPA) and the Department of Economics. The positions are open to all fields of economics and closely related disciplines. Our Department is a major center for heterodox economics; and as such, we encourage applicants whose background includes political economy, Marxist, post¬-Keynesian and feminist economics. Further information may be found in the Economics Department’s Hiring Initiative (available online). A completed Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related field is required. Candidates will be judged on their scholarly research as well as teaching. To apply electronically (strongly encouraged), candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference or contact information for references, a recent research paper, and, if possible, evidence of teaching effectiveness at http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2918. Letters of reference and complete applications also can be submitted by postal mail to: Chair, Hiring Committee, Department of Economics, Thompson Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 200 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003-­9277. The review of applications will begin on 15 November 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates may interview at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia and are encouraged to use the AEA signaling. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UMass Amherst is a member of the Five College consortium along with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges, and is also a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples. The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Our Department is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum.

The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and service in an increasingly diverse globalized society. Therefore, in holistically assessing many qualifications of each applicant of any race or gender we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degree.


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Chair, Hiring Committee
Department of Economics
Thompson Hall
University of Massachusetts Amherst
200 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9277

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