JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Colby College

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Social Science Division
Visiting Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462467
Date Posted: 03/15/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Waterville, Maine, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Research Methods and Statistics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at Colby College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position starting September 1, 2019.

We are searching for an economist with a strong demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses. We invite candidates from any field to apply, but are primarily interested in scholars excited about and prepared to teach courses in research methods and statistics, econometrics, and elective field courses.

Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college located in central Maine with high standards for teaching and engagement. Our students are motivated, intellectually curious, and committed to their studies. We especially encourage applications from underrepresented groups in economics and are looking for candidates that can engage and support students from different cultural, demographic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application dossiers must include: a cover letter that describes your motivation for applying to Colby; your curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; your graduate transcript; and evidence of classroom teaching effectiveness. Preference for candidates to have completed a Ph.D. prior to September 1, 2019; ABD candidates will be considered.

All materials must be submitted electronically to:

Questions about this search should be directed to:

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 08/15/2019