JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Memphis, Tennessee, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics seeks scholar-teachers for two tenure track appointments at the assistant professor level to begin in August 2016. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Economics or expect to complete the degree by July 2016. Teaching load is 3-2. Preference will be given to candidates with empirical research in any micro area. Candidates should demonstrate strong research potential as well as a commitment to excellent teaching and mentoring in a liberal arts setting. Interviews will take place at the 2016 ASSA Meetings in San Francisco.
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.
Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity ( in the workforce.
Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities ( .
Please apply online at only online applications will be accepted. A complete application includes a cover letter that addresses your interest in Rhodes, a CV, evidence of effective teaching, three letters of recommendation, copies of transcripts and at least one writing sample of empirical research. Please also address in your cover letter your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values. Review of completed applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews. For additional information regarding the position contact Dr. Marshall Gramm at gramm@ .