JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Whitman College

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Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111455968
Date Posted: 09/07/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Walla Walla, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Applied Microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Tenure-track position in applied microeconomics at the rank of assistant professor. Effective August, 2017. Ph.D. required.

The successful candidate will offer courses in Intermediate Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, and courses such as Behavioral Economics, Industrial Organization/Regulation Economics, Public Finance, Health Economics, or others that complement the Department’s offerings and contribute to the college's general education requirements. The standard annual teaching load is five courses. The College provides a generous sabbatical leave program and professional development support for both research and teaching.

To apply, go to, click “Faculty” and “Assistant Professor of Economics”. The online application will prompt you to submit all of the required materials: a letter of application; separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly agenda; curriculum vitae; the contact information for three people who will be contacted for letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. Preliminary interviews will be held at the ASSA/AEA meetings in Chicago in January 2017.

In their application, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their classroom and scholarly practices will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement.

Deadline: Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see and

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/15/2016
Reference Instructions:
Upon submission of your online application, individuals or services listed as reference providers will receive an email with a link for submitting a letter of recommendation. Providers will have 7-10 days following the application deadline to respond.

If you are using an agency such as Interfolio to submit your reference letters you must input the Interfolio-generated email address in place of your letter writer’s. This will allow Interfolio to upload the letter to your application. Please do not have letters sent direct to the search chair.