Assistant Professor of Economics (Tenure-Track)

The Department of Business & Economics at Allegheny College invites applications from scholars interested in joining a vibrant program dedicated to outstanding undergraduate education. Fields of interest include international economics, gender economics, business economics and environmental economics. Applicants should have an interest in teaching general courses in business and/or economics. Our faculty are active scholars and exemplary teachers, who receive strong institutional support for ongoing professional development, travel, and research. Allegheny College is dedicated to a balanced teacher-scholar model that lies at the core of Liberal Arts colleges. Our future colleague will be an active scholar-teacher whose work and professional interests demonstrate an earnest engagement with a diverse world.

All Allegheny faculty teach in the college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars and advise senior projects. The teaching load is 3/3, with course releases earned for Senior Project advising.

Qualifications: Ph.D., a promising record of scholarly engagement in the candidate’s specialty area, and college teaching experience is strongly preferred. Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate education.

Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college in northwest Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body. We take seriously our responsibility to increase the diversity of our dedicated faculty, recognizing that diversity is an integral aspect of high quality education. Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community). Women, racial and ethnic minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please include a letter of application, CV, a diversity statement (describing how you have/could incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching, research, and/or service), 3 letters of reference, a statement with teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness through JOE or by email addressed to Human Resources at Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022, with short-listed candidates invited to interview via teleconference, followed by either virtual or in-person campus visits, depending on conditions, in January 2023.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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posted 10/20/2022