JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
00 -- Default: Any Field
O1 -- Economic Development
O2 -- Development Planning and Policy
macroeconomic analysis of development policy
microeconomic analysis of development policy
financial development and regulation
international trade and development
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Williams College Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track position, potentially at the senior level, to begin July 1, 2020. We are particularly seeking candidates whose work relates to emerging-market or developing economies. Applicants should be interested in taking an active role at Williams’ Center for Development Economics (
We are a department of active scholars ( and currently have 25 tenured or tenure-track faculty members. Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website ( for more information. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.
The deadline for application and supporting materials is November 15, 2019. All materials should be submitted through Interfolio at . Email, fax, or paper applications cannot be accepted. All applicants should submit a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a recent research paper, and evidence of successful teaching. The cover letter should speak to the applicant’s ability to work effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Applicants at the assistant professor level should ensure that three letters of reference are submitted on their behalf. References for applicants at the associate and full professor levels will be requested at the semi-finalist stage. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Professor Lara Shore-Sheppard, Chair, Department of Economics, lshore@ .
All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at: .
- External Application Link
- Letters of Reference Instructions Below