JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Lafayette College

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Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451630
Date Posted: 10/08/2014
Date Inactive: 12/29/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Easton, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
J2 -- Demand and Supply of Labor
J3 -- Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
J5 -- Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining
J7 -- Labor Discrimination
J8 -- Labor Standards: National and International
N3 -- Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department at Lafayette College, a private, highly selective liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in labor economics/econometrics. The teaching load is four courses the first year and five courses per year thereafter. Teaching responsibilities include the department’s required course in econometrics and electives in labor economics, as well as courses that contribute to the College’s Common Course of Study/interdisciplinary programs. Candidates will be evaluated based on their potential for teaching excellence and scholarly productivity. A Ph.D. is required; ABDs with a firm completion date by August 2015 will also be considered.

All candidates must apply online at Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, evidence of effective teaching and scholarship, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy. Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2014. Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in Boston. Recommendation letters should address potential for effective teaching and potential for research productivity.

For more information about our Economics department, visit:

Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse community, and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/29/2014