JOE - October 2012

Whitman College
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: Walla Walla, WA, USA
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Keywords: microeconomics
Deadline Date: 11/16/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397488

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The Department of Economics at Whitman College invites applications for a tenure-track position in applied microeconomics at the rank of assistant professor, beginning August, 2013. A Ph.D. in economics is required. Teaching responsibilities include courses in Intermediate Microeconomics, Principles of Economics, and courses such as Public Finance, Behavioral Economics, Industrial Organization, or others that complement the Department's offerings. Other possible teaching areas include General Studies and those that expand the College's Interdisciplinary Programs. Whitman College wishes to reinforce its commitment to enhance diversity, broadly defined, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The standard annual teaching load is five courses. Whitman College is a small, selective liberal arts college dedicated to providing excellent educational opportunities for students. The College provides a generous sabbatical leave program and professional development support for both research and teaching. For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see and
Application Instructions:

To apply, go to, click "Faculty" and "Assistant Professor of Economics." The online position description includes specific instructions on submission of the following materials: letter of application; curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; statements addressing the candidate's teaching interests and scholarly/performance agenda; graduate transcripts; teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. In their application, candidates should address their interest in working as teachers and scholars with undergraduates in a liberal arts environment that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction; how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to diversity; and their interest in participating in the College's general education offerings, including its required course for all first year students (Encounters), as well as engaging in cross-disciplinary teaching and scholarship. Deadline: November 16, 2012 for full consideration. Interviews will be conducted at the 2013 ASSA meetings in San Diego. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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