JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Amherst College

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Assistant Professor of Economics - Development

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460648
Date Posted: 09/14/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics - Development
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
O0 -- General
O1 -- Economic Development
O4 -- Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
D0 -- General
E0 -- General
Development Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment (beginning July 2019) at the assistant professor rank in development economics. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue high-quality scholarship, teach courses related to this research field, contribute to introductory and/or core theory courses (microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics), and supervise honors projects.

A Ph.D. (degree in hand or all requirements fulfilled by the start of the appointment) and record that demonstrates promise of high-quality research and teaching are required.

Amherst offers a two-course per semester teaching load and excellent research support. The college is committed to cultivating a challenging and inclusive educational environment. We seek candidates who can teach, mentor, and inspire students of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Candidates with dual-career considerations should be aware that the college participates in the Five College Consortium, and that the other four institutions in this consortium are also hiring in a variety of fields.

Please provide cover letter, CV, job market paper, graduate transcript, research and teaching statements, and three letters of reference through the AEA JOE system. Candidates submitting materials by November 17, 2018, will be assured full consideration. Interviews will be conducted at the AEA meetings. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Amherst College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages persons of all genders, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 11/20/2018
Application Instructions:
Research and Teaching Statements required.
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