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Assistant Professor Economics

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Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Economics
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Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics

University of Massachusetts Boston

B5 Current Heterodox Approaches

B54 Feminist Economics

J16  Economics of Gender

The Department of Economics at UMass Boston invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position to begin September 1, 2020. 

This position will support our growing cohorts of undergraduate majors as well as the Department's M.A. in Applied Economics. We are especially interested in candidates working on feminist economics/economics of gender, as well candidates who include heterodox political economy approaches in their research.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a successful teaching record and the capacity to contribute to undergraduate general education, the economics major, and graduate instruction. Evidence of successful teaching with diverse students, including international students, is highly desirable. Candidates must complete the Ph.D. by no later than August 31, 2020.  Evidence of progress towards an excellent scholarly record is necessary. 

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019. We anticipate preliminary interviews at the ASSA meetings in San Diego.

Application instructions:

All applications must be submitted online. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a sample of written work, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and email addresses of three references to request letters by  automatic email to writers.  Please include in your letter of application an explanation of how your work would complement the heterodox nature of the Department.


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