JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Occidental College

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Department of Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460677
Date Posted: 09/17/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
D6 -- Welfare Economics
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
N3 -- Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy
N9 -- Regional and Urban History
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Urban Economics
Welfare Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The economics department at Occidental College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Urban Economics, Welfare Economics, or Inequality, beginning in August 2019. 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 upper division electives in at least one of the above fields and a selection of classes at the introductory and/or intermediate levels. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in economics or expect to complete the degree requirements by August 2019.

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 15, 2018 (9 pm PST). 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:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Interest
Application deadline: 11/15/2018
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