JOE - October 2012

 
Amherst College
Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Amherst, MA, USA
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Deadline Date: 11/15/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397405

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Microeconomics. The appointment will begin in fall 2013.

The committee will consider high quality candidates in all areas of microeconomics. Microeconomic theory is of particular interest; other fields of special interest include public finance, behavioral economics, social choice theory, or the economics of gender. In addition to teaching courses related to her/his research, the successful candidate will regularly teach in our introductory course and/or the core intermediate microeconomics course. Amherst offers a two-course per semester teaching load and excellent research support. Qualifications should include a Ph.D. (candidates must have the Ph.D. degree in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment) and a record that demonstrates promise of high quality research and teaching.

Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. Candidates with dual-career considerations should be aware that the College participates in the Five-College Consortium, and that the other four institutions in this consortium are also hiring in a variety of fields.
Application Instructions:

Please submit curriculum vitae, job market paper, graduate transcript, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Jessica W.Reyes, Chair, Dept. of Economics, PO Box 5000, Amherst College, Amherst MA 01002-5000. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates submitting their materials by November 15, 2012, will be assured full consideration. The department will schedule interviews at the AEA meetings in San Diego.


More Application Contact Details
Professor Jessica W. Reyes, Chair
Amherst College
Department of Economics
AC 2201
Amherst, MA USA 01002-5000

Informational URL: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/economics

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