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August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Amherst College

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Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451187
Date Posted: 09/18/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Behavioral Economics
Experimental Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Behavioral Economics. The appointment will begin in Fall 2015.

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.

The department is seeking high quality candidates in behavioral economics and experimental economics. 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 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.

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 Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/15/2014
Application Instructions:
Please submit curriculum vitae, job market paper, graduate transcript, research statement (if available) to be sent to Adam Honig, Chair,c/o Jeanne Reinle, Academic Dept. Coordinator, Department of Economics, Amherst College, 100 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst MA 01002-5000. Three letters of reference should be uploaded via the JOE Network. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates submitting their materials by November 15, 2014, will be assured full consideration. The department will schedule interviews at the AEA meetings in Boston.
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