JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Whitman College

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Division I - Social Sciences
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458130
Date Posted: 08/28/2017
Date Inactive: 12/01/2017
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 Classifications:
D0 -- General
D -- Microeconomics
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Tenure-track position in Economics, with expertise in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, at the rank of assistant professor. Effective August, 2018. Ph.D. required.

The successful candidate will offer courses in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, and other courses that complement the Department's offerings, and will also contribute to the College's general education requirements. Whitman's Environmental Studies program offers rich opportunities for collaborative research and teaching across disciplines. 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 the required materials: a letter of application; separate statements addressing the candidate's teaching interests and scholarly/performance 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 Philadelphia in January, 2018.

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: November 30, 2017.

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.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/30/2017
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.