[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
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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