JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Lewis & Clark College

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Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111456236
Date Posted: 09/26/2016
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: Portland, Oregon, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Lewis & Clark College invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in Fall 2017. The standard teaching load is five courses a year, with a course release in the first year and a one-semester sabbatical prior to tenure review. Primary teaching responsibilities include courses in Macroeconomics at the intermediate and advanced levels with the opportunity to develop additional courses in related fields. A successful candidate must demonstrate potential for teaching and research excellence in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. We are especially interested in candidates pursuing policy-relevant research that is comprehensible and compelling to undergraduates and colleagues in a small productive department. Funding for conference travel and other research expenses is available. Ph.D. required at the time of appointment.

Located in Portland, OR, Lewis & Clark College is a private liberal arts college with 2,000 undergraduates and an average class size of 18 students. Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age.

Candidates with the potential to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their scholarship, teaching and/or service are strongly encouraged to apply. The application deadline to be considered for an interview at the 2017 ASSA meetings is November 18. Complete applications include: (i) cv, (ii) cover letter which includes statements of research interests, teaching experience and effectiveness, and a description of how the applicant’s teaching and/or work in the campus community will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, (iii) statement of research interests, (iv) statement of teaching philosophy, (v) job market paper, (vi) graduate transcripts, (vii) three letters of recommendation.

Lewis & Clark will conduct a background check prior to hire. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to our Title IX Coordinator or OCR. Address materials to Cliff Bekar, Chair of Economics via Interfolio (

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/18/2016
Reference Instructions:
The applicant will send a link to references once they have started an application in interfolio.