Tenure-track position in Economics, Macroeconomics
Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 3499863
Tenure-track position in Economics, Macroeconomics
Job No: 497191 Position Type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Economics
Bucknell University's Department of Economics invites interested candidates at the Assistant Professor level to apply for a tenure-track position in Macroeconomics, beginning in the fall semester of 2023. The successful candidate will teach Intermediate Macroeconomics, Money and Financial Institutions, and electives in the candidate's area of expertise. The candidate may also be asked to teach other courses in the departmental core, such as Economic Principles, on occasion. The successful candidate will have the ability to pursue a high-quality research program in our campus environment.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education and music.
Bucknell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged. Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals. The Department of Economics is committed to having a diverse faculty. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and who display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.
Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching and Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.
Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Economics, although candidates in the final stages of completing their doctoral work will be considered. For additional information and to apply, please go to careers.bucknell.edu. The application should include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a teaching portfolio (a statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluations and syllabi if available), (4) a research statement and research sample, (5) a statement describing past experience, training, or engagement with issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity, including efforts to work with and support students in an inclusive manner and incorporating topics related to diversity into your courses, and (6) official graduate school transcripts if recently graduated. (7) Three letters of recommendation are required and must be submitted separately to the website. Materials received by November 15, 2022 will receive full attention.
Questions about the position should be addressed by email to Professor Christopher Magee, email@example.com.
Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to) -
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.