JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Wesleyan University

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Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454533
Date Posted: 10/27/2015
Date Inactive: 11/30/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
JEL Classifications:
G00 -- General
D00 -- General
Financial Economics, Microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Wesleyan University Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship to begin July 1, 2016 from scholars with research interests in financial economics or applied microeconomics. A successful candidate will be expected to teach financial economics electives, corporate and/or investment, as well as to contribute to the Department's introductory and major core programs. The teaching load is four courses per year. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying on a program of research, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by July 1, 2016. Wesleyan values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers a generous sabbatical program and competitive salaries and benefits.

To apply, visit Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and a sample of scholarly writing via the online application process. As part of the teaching statement, we invite applicants to describe their cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. Complete applications must be received by November 16, 2015 to be assured full consideration. Contact Christiaan Hogendorn, Chair of the Search Committee, at if you have questions about the application process.

Wesleyan University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Antonio Farias, VP for Equity & Inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Coordinator, 860-685-4771,

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 11/16/2015