JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Wesleyan University

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Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460754
Date Posted: 09/19/2018
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: Middletwon, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D0 -- General
E0 -- General
G0 -- General
Financial Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Wesleyan University Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship to begin July 1, 2019 from scholars with research interests that include financial economics. A successful candidate will be expected to teach financial economics electives, corporate and/or investment, as well as to contribute to the Department's introductory and major core programs. The teaching load is four courses per year. Additional duties include carrying on a program of research, advising and mentoring students, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in economics in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in economics within one year of hire. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college that values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers a generous sabbatical program and competitive salaries and benefits.

To apply, visit Applicants should upload a curriculum vitae, the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation, a teaching statement, and a sample of scholarly writing via the online application system. As part of the teaching statement, we invite applicants to describe their cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. Complete applications must be received by November 16, 2018 to be assured full consideration. Contact Abigail Hornstein, Chair of the Search Committee, at if you have questions about the application process.

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Deborah Colucci, Equity Compliance Director & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, 860-685-2456,

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/16/2018
Reference Instructions:
The referee with receive an email with a link to upload their document.
Application Instructions:
Contact Abigail Hornstein, Chair of the Search Committee, at if you have questions about the application process.