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Lecturer, Sr. Lecturer, or Professor of Practice in Economics

Title: Lecturer, Sr. Lecturer, or Professor of Practice in Economics

  • Employer: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Department of: Economics)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Lecturer
  • Deadline: Oct 31, 2017

  • Job Description:

    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Professor of Practice in Economics
    Department of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    he Department of Economics in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY seeks a candidate who possesses a record of excellence in teaching and can advance the department’s academic programs. The appointment will be made at the Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Professor of Practice level, and will be full time, non tenure track, and renewable at three (3) year intervals. The successful candidate will be required to provide high-quality instruction, student advising, service to the department and the Institute. The position commences on January 1, 2018.

    The Department seeks a candidate whose area of interests are consistent with the Department’s current strengths and future areas of growth. These research areas include:
    1. Econometrics and Quantitative Methods;
    2. Energy Economics;
    3. Innovation and Technology;
    4. Health Economics; and
    5. Applied Microeconomics.

    The specific teaching and course assignments will consider candidates' skills and departmental needs. The candidate must have an earned Ph.D. or a foreign degree equivalent in Economics by the time of the appointment, and must be able to provide evidence of teaching effectiveness. To be considered at the Sr. Lecturer level, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications, and possess five (5) years of related experience. To be considered at the Professor-of-Practice level, candidates must also be able to demonstrate unique professional experience, distinguished research and/or served in a leadership role within a related field.

    Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation’s oldest technological university. With approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students from across the country and around the world, the university offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Rensselaer is located in Troy, NY, the heart of the "Tech Valley" region of the Hudson River Valley. The university’s Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) offers scholars, artists, and students opportunities for creative interdisciplinary research in the arts, performance technologies, science, and engineering through its performance and residency programs.

    Screening of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research papers, and four (4) letters of reference to

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    We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.