[URPE] Joint Econ-Gender & Women's Studies Position at Connecticut College
chow at conncoll.edu
Tue Oct 11 09:59:42 MDT 2005
CONNECTICUT COLLEGE, New London
The Vandana Shiva Assistant Professorship
in Gender & Women's Studies and Economics
The Departments of Economics and Gender & Women's Studies invite applications for the Vandana Shiva Assistant Professorship. This named chair carries an annual research stipend, and is a joint tenure track appointment between the two departments beginning AY 2006-07. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in economics or anticipate completing the Ph.D. by August 2006. Candidates will have strong familiarity with the field of Gender & Women's Studies, particularly the literature of transnational feminism, and will have research and teaching expertise in Feminist Economics and Gender and Development with additional fields preferred in International Economics and Globalization. The candidate will teach five semester courses divided between GWS and Economics, including a gendered Introductory course in Economics, an Introductory course in GWS, a Gender and Development course to be cross-listed in the two departments and a Gender &Women's Studies course in theory and/or method. Course preparation will be limited to three new courses in the first year.
Connecticut College is a private, highly selective college with a strong commitment to the liberal arts tradition and an emphasis on broad interdisciplinary teaching and research and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The College is committed by mission to developing diversity and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff. It is therefore desirable that faculty candidates have the ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds.
Cover letter, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, one research paper or chapter from the dissertation, evidence of teaching ability (particularly summaries of teaching evaluations), and three letters of reference should accompany applications. Applications received by November 15, 2005 will receive full consideration; they should be sent to HIRING COMMITTEE, Economics and GWS, Connecticut College, Box 5552, 270 Mohegan Ave, New London, CT 06320.
Permanent Contact Information:
Associate Professor of Economics
Connecticut College #5381
270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 06320
candace.howes at conncoll.edu
(860) 439-5447 PHONE
(860) 439-5332 FAX
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