Visiting Assistant Professor (2 positions)

Economics Department


The Department of Economics at Union College invites applications for one one-year and one three-year full-time visiting assistant professor positions. Both positions are pending final administrative approval. Candidates interested in teaching Macroeconomics, Environmental Economics and Entrepreneurship are especially encouraged. Desire and ability to teach innovative and interdisciplinary courses is a plus. Our teaching load is six courses over three ten-week terms, up to two of which may take the form of supervision of undergraduate theses. The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. by September 2016, an established record of teaching excellence and a strong research program.

For more information about the Department, please visit Interested applicants should submit their application by January 25, 2016 through AEA JOE portal at ID Number: 2015-02_111454748

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college of 2,000 undergraduates. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.

Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).

Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21 st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.