|Position ID:||UMass-Economics-ASSOCFULLPROF [#2919]|
|Position Title:||Andrew Glyn Professor of Economics|
|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)|
|University of Massachusetts Amherst
Andrew Glyn Professor of Economics
The Economics Department and Political Economy Research Institute invite applications for the joint position of Andrew Glyn Professor of Economics. The person appointed to the Andrew Glyn chair must have an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishments and demonstrated capacity for working effectively in both academic and policymaking settings. The appointment will be made at the rank of Full or advanced Associate Professor. Our Department is a major center for heterodox economics; and as such, we encourage applicants whose background includes political economy, Marxist, postÂ¬-Keynesian and feminist economics. To apply electronically (strongly encouraged), candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for references, a recent research paper, and, if possible, evidence of teaching effectiveness at http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2919. Names and contact information for references 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 position is filled.
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 Department values Diversity as a factor in academic excellence. 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.