Antioch College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Political Economy to begin as early as July of 2014. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D., by the time of appointment, in Economics, Politics/Public Policy or related fields with a focus on Political Economy. The College is seeking a colleague who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and has strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. Candidates should be prepared to teach within an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum dedicated to linking theoretical knowledge to experiential knowledge. Rank and tenure status are open depending on qualifications, and salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Political Economy is a major in the Social Science Division, along with Anthropology and Psychology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach: introductory and intermediate courses in political economy, micro/macro-economics, and politics/public policy; upper level courses such as global political economy, environmental economics, and/or labor economics; and, in a collaborative format, to significantly contribute to organizing and leading team-taught, interdisciplinary, thematic Global Seminars. These themes include water, food, energy, health, education, and governance. A research and/or teaching experience in at least one of these themes is highly desirable. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the candidate will also be expected to be involved with academic advising, including overseeing Senior Projects/Theses in the major.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching
philosophy, three letters of recommendation and unofficial transcripts electronically as PDF attachments to email@example.com. Official transcripts will be required of finalists. Electronic submission of all materials is strongly preferred. If necessary, hard copies may be mailed to Political Economy Search c/o Nancy Wilburn, Antioch College, One Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Applications will be reviewed when received. Priority deadline for submission of materials is December 15, 2013. No application will be accepted after January 15, 2014. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Antioch College sponsorship.
Antioch College is a small, innovative liberal arts institution located on a historical campus in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Antioch has an inspiring mission and a proud history of educating leaders and contributors to our society, including Fulbright Scholars, Rhodes Scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Antioch College students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching. Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the college offers employment, advancement opportunities, and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates who can contribute to Antioch’s commitment to diversity and its evolving multilingual culture are encouraged to apply. Please visit our website at www.antiochcollege.org.