Assistant Professor of Economics (Environmental)

The Department of Economics invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2022, in the field of Environmental Economics with a focus on climate change. An interdisciplinary perspective is welcome as the candidate is expected to contribute to our pathways programs, centers and Environment Studies program. Secondary fields of macroeconomics or econometrics are desirable, though not required. The successful candidate would ideally teach econometrics or introductory macroeconomics, in addition to courses in the field of expertise. 

Candidates must have experience and evidence of teaching at least one independent class, evidence of research potential, and have completed all the requirements for a Ph.D. in economics by the start date. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to research and teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. We recognize that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. AA/EOE

Tenure-track faculty members teach a 3-2 load (2-2 in the first year). In addition to providing ongoing strong support for teaching and research, the College offers the following resources for pre-tenured faculty: a supplementary research fund and a semester’s sabbatical at full salary after a successful third-year review.

Connecticut College requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and new employees must present their COVID-19 vaccination record to Human Resources prior to the first day of employment. Individuals who have a medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may confidentially request an exemption through the office of Human Resources. Additional COVID-19 safety protocols such as participation in weekly testing will be required of faculty, staff and students who have approved vaccine exemptions.

Application deadline: November 15. Submit materials to Interfolio at Requested materials – 1) C.V.; 2) Job market paper; 3) 3 letters of recommendation; 4) Transcript; 5) Teaching evaluations; 6) Teaching statement; and 7) Cover letter