JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Williams College

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Economics Department
Assistant Professor of Economics (Tenure Track)

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_450792
Date Posted: 08/25/2014
Date Inactive: 11/24/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics (Tenure Track)
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
L -- Industrial Organization
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
F -- International Economics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
00 -- Default: Any Field
industrial organization
environmental economics
international economics
experimental economics
behavioral economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Williams College Economics Department is seeking to make two tenure-track appointments beginning in the fall of 2015, and we invite applications. Our primary areas of interest are industrial organization, environmental economics, international economics, and macroeconomics, but we are open to considering candidates with excellent research and teaching promise in any field. We are also interested in candidates with expertise in experimental economics or behavioral economics. Additionally, successful candidates will be comfortable working in an inclusive environment with a diverse group of students. Candidates should have a Ph.D., or all requirements for the Ph.D., completed by September 2015. We welcome applications from those seeking positions at the advanced assistant professor level. Senior appointments will be considered in exceptional circumstances. We are a department of active scholars ( and currently have 23 tenured or tenure-track faculty members. In addition to our undergraduate program, we operate and staff the Center for Development Economics (, which offers an MA in Policy Economics.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, professional papers, and teaching evaluations and ensure that three letters of reference are submitted on their behalf. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at:

Deadline for application and supporting materials: November 21, 2014. All materials should be submitted through Interfolio at

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website ( Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

CONTACT: Professor William M. Gentry, Chair, Department of Economics, 325 Schapiro Hall, 24 Hopkins Hall Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/21/2014
Reference Instructions:
Reference letters should be submitted through Interfolio.