JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Wesleyan Univerisity

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Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463335
Date Posted: 09/20/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Middletown, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
J0 -- General
R0 -- General
Applied Econometric
Labor Economics
Urban and Regional Economics
Economics of Education
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
JEL Classifications: C01, J00, R00, I2
Keywords: Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics, Urban and Regional Economics, Economics of Education

The Wesleyan University Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship to begin July 1, 2020 from scholars with primary research interests in applied econometrics and also labor, urban, or education economics. The new faculty member will 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 received a Ph.D. in Economics by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor. The successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the Ph.D. is not in hand at the time of appointment, but will be completed 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 policy 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 received by November 15, 2019 will receive full consideration. Contact Melanie Khamis, 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 practice or 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: Vice President for Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Officer, 318 North College, 860.685.4771.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/15/2019
Application Instructions:
Contact Melanie Khamis, Chair of the Search Committee, at if you have questions about the application process.