JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Whitman College

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111462923
Date Posted: 08/20/2019
Date Inactive: 11/14/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Walla Walla, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D0 -- General
D9 -- Micro-Based Behavioral Economics
F1 -- Trade
H0 -- General
L0 -- General
O1 -- Economic Development
applied micro economics
data analysis
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Two tenure-track positions in applied micro economics, with expertise in data analysis, at the rank of assistant professor or associate professor. Effective August, 2020. Ph.D. required.

The successful candidates will offer courses in Intermediate Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Statistics and/or Econometrics, and other courses that complement the Department’s offerings that might include International Trade, Development Economics, Public Economics, Empirical Industrial Organization, or Behavioral Economics, and will contribute to the College’s general education requirements. The standard annual teaching load is five courses. The College provides a generous sabbatical leave program and professional development support for both research and teaching.

To apply, go to, click “Faculty” and “Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics”. The online application will prompt you to submit all the required materials: a letter of application; separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly agenda; curriculum vitae; the contact information for three people who will be contacted for letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. Preliminary interviews will be held at the ASSA/AEA meetings in San Diego in January, 2020.

In their application, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their classroom and scholarly practices will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement.

Deadline: November 14, 2019.

Whitman College is building a diverse academic community and especially encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college’s learning environment. Whitman College is an EEO employer.

For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see and

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/14/2019
Reference Instructions:
Upon submission of your online application, individuals or services listed as reference providers will receive an email with a link for submitting a letter of recommendation. Providers will have 7-10 days following the application deadline to respond.