JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Occidental College

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Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458283
Date Posted: 09/13/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Applied Microeconomics
Welfare Economics
Demographic Economics
Urban Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Position Description:
The economics department at Occidental College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in applied microeconomics beginning in August 2018. Occidental College is a national liberal arts college recognized for its diverse student body, its commitment to academic excellence and equity, and its undergraduate research programs. Candidates must be committed to outstanding teaching and productive scholarly activity. The successful candidate will teach five courses annually, including applied econometrics and a selection of classes that could include introductory, intermediate, or other upper-division courses. The department has a special interest in hiring in the fields of welfare economics, inequality, demographic economics, and/or urban economics. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in economics or expect to complete the degree requirements by August 2018.

Occidental College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law. We strongly encourage all underrepresented candidates, especially women and persons of color, to apply.

Application Instructions:
Candidates should submit the following materials: (1) a cover letter of interest expressing your commitment to academic excellence at Occidental, a diverse liberal arts college; (2) a Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy that includes your areas of teaching interest, pedagogical approach to designing courses, and a discussion of your demonstrated commitment to, past evidence of, and future plans for creating equitable opportunities for learning and mentoring especially for underrepresented students; (4) a statement of research interests and plans for research work; (5) a sample of scholarly work; (6) three confidential letters of reference; and (7) teaching tallies/evaluations, if available. The deadline for receipt of applications is November 20, 2017. Please submit all materials (including confidential letters on your behalf) to the JOE Network.

Informational URL:
For more information, email Ms. Marguerite Dessornes:

Application Requirements:
  • Statement of Research Interests and Plans for Research Work
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Letters of Reference
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 11/20/2017
  • Application Deadline Has Passed