Bard College Berlin was established in 1999 as a private non-profit academic institution in Berlin, Germany. As the European College of Liberal Arts (ECLA) the the institution welcomes students and faculty from around the globe. Bard College offers two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought, as well as Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought. Furthermore, English is the premiere language of instruction at the College.
Bard College Berlin, A Liberal Arts University invites applications for a
Bard College Berlin is seeking to appoint a Professor of Economics (W2/Associate Professorship level) from September 2017.
The successful candidate will be an innovative and adaptable teacher within the growing economics component of an interdisciplinary liberal arts BA programme. Candidates should be applied microeconomists. A research focus on public choice and/or public economics/public finance or environmental economics will be an advantage, as will the capacity and willingness to teach undergraduate classes in these fields and in microeconomics, game theory or econometrics. The teaching load, consisting of small-group seminar courses, is 10 SWS or a 2/3 courseload. The language of instruction is English. An initial contract will extend for four years (at German W2 salary scale) and the position will be tenured upon successful evaluation. Appointment requirements are governed by §100 of the Berlin University Law (Berliner Hochschulgesetz). Applicants should have a PhD degree, an excellent international track record in teaching and research, an interest in liberal arts education and in interdisciplinary dialogue beyond their fields of specialization. Applications should include a motivation letter, a CV including list of publications, teaching evaluations, a statement on current and future research interests, and 3 publications. Candidates are also asked to provide a brief description of their teaching experience so far (levels of courses and students taught, and approaches taken) and of how they would teach economics in the framework of a liberal arts education. Please send these documents via email to Izabela Westphalen: email@example.com Review of applications will begin after November 30 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Bard College Berlin is an equal opportunity employer. For further informal inquiries about the position please see www.berlin.bard.edu or contact the chair of the search committee, Prof. Dr. Martin Binder (firstname.lastname@example.org). Bard College Berlin is an equal opportunity employer.