Associate Professor, Economics and Education

Teachers College, Columbia University

Associate Professor, Economics and Education

  • Institution: Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Location: New York, NY US
  • Website: www.tc.columbia.edu
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Associate Professor, Economics and Education

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Job TitleAssociate Professor, Economics and Education

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

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Location New York, NY US

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Associate Professor, Economics and Education

 

Job no: 510312

Position type: Faculty

Location: New York

Categories: Education/Instructional

 

Posting Summary:

The program in Economics of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University (TC) seeks a faculty member with expertise in the Economics of Education. This position will be filled at the assistant professor (tenure-track) level or associate (tenure-track/tenured) level. We are interested in promising early and established mid-career scholars who wish to work in an engaging academic, professional, and social environment, with world-class students in a world-class city and who have a record of, or potential for contributing to TC’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion through scholarship, teaching and/or service. While research focus is flexible, we are particularly interested in candidates whose work examines issues of economic, racial, and/or gender inequality in the context of education. To complement strengths of the existing program faculty, we are seeking scholars whose work is set in the context of PK-12 and/or international education, and/or who can bring expertise in behavioral economics and/or experimental designs.

 

To apply: Submit a substantive cover letter explaining your interest in the position, curriculum vitae, a copy of one publication or working paper (e.g., job market paper, journal article, book chapter, conference paper), and three letters of reference (applicants at the tenured associate level may alternatively submit contact information for three professional references in lieu of letters).

 

Application deadline: Application review will begin November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for this positions is September 1, 2023.

 

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The program in Economics of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University (TC) seeks a faculty member with expertise in the Economics of Education. This position will be filled at the assistant professor (tenure-track) level or associate (tenure-track/tenured) level. We are interested in promising early and established mid-career scholars who wish to work in an engaging academic, professional, and social environment, with world-class students in a world-class city and who have a record of, or potential for contributing to TC’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion through scholarship, teaching and/or service. While research focus is flexible, we are particularly interested in candidates whose work examines issues of economic, racial, and/or gender inequality in the context of education. To complement strengths of the existing program faculty, we are seeking scholars whose work is set in the context of PK-12 and/or international education, and/or who can bring expertise in behavioral economics and/or experimental designs.

 

Our faculty maintain an active research and publications profile; policy work and public engagement are also encouraged. Faculty normally teach four graduate courses per year in economics of education, including core methodological and/or foundational courses as well as substantive courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise. As a small program, all faculty advise masters and doctoral students, and participate in program administration and leadership activities. Faculty work collegially with students and faculty from EPSA, TC, and the broader Columbia community to build upon common research and intellectual interests.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in economics, public policy, or a closely related field with a demonstrated concentration in economics of education; evidence of scholarly accomplishments and likelihood of future productivity; promise or history of external research support. Demonstrated research background and/or policy involvement in education, ability to communicate across disciplinary boundaries and outside academe, and a demonstrated commitment to broadening diversity within the field will also be considered in the review process.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

 

Advertised: Aug 19, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Dec 01, 2022 Eastern Standard Time

 

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/3382505

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