[COMM-ORG] job: academic, Connecticut

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  From: "Simmons, Louise" <louise.simmons at uconn.edu>

Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Human 
Rights Institute

The University of Connecticut

The Department of Economics and the Human Rights Institute (HRI) at the 
University of Connecticut seek to fill a tenure track faculty position 
in Economics and Human Rights at the Assistant or Associate Professor 
level beginning August, 2011.  Candidates must demonstrate the potential 
for research excellence in Economics and Human Rights and willingness to 
contribute to the development of economics courses appropriate for the 
new human rights major.  Teaching responsibilities on the graduate and 
undergraduate levels will be in both the Department of Economics and the 
Human Rights Institute.

Minimum Qualifications:  The completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. 
in Economics by August 22, 2011; demonstrated excellence in research in 
economics and human rights; the ability to develop appropriate courses 
for human rights curriculum; and a teaching background.  Equivalent 
foreign degrees are acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications:  The ability to contribute through research, 
teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of 
the learning experience.

This is a full-time, 9 month, tenure track position.  Salary and 
benefits are competitive.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with 
background, qualifications, and experience.

Please submit a letter of interest that describes how your work relates 
to human rights, a CV, three letters of reference, and a writing sample 
by December 1, 2010 to http://www.econjobmarket.org/.  Screening will 
begin immediately, with interviews planned for the ASSA meetings in 
Denver.  The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.  (Search # 

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