JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Denison University

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Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463722
Date Posted: 10/07/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Granville, Ohio, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
E0 -- General
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
Macroeconomics, Econometrics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department at Denison University, a diverse, highly selective liberal arts college with 2200 graduates, invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level beginning in Fall 2020. Applicants must have superior teaching skills and the ability to teach a variety of courses. The department requires someone willing to teach our introduction to econometrics course and macroeconomics electives in a liberal arts context. In addition, our new colleague is expected to teach courses in introductory and intermediate macroeconomic theory. We are looking for a versatile economist – one who appreciates the interdisciplinary nature of a small residential, undergraduate, liberal arts institution and who complements the existing strengths of our department. Denison values faculty who are successful and effective teachers, who develop active and productive research programs, and who are involved in the life of the college. The Economics Department has thirteen faculty members who appreciate diverse approaches to economics. Denison has a 3/2 teaching load. We will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2019 and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. We will interview prospective candidates at the ASSA meetings in San Diego, January 3-5, 2020. Candidates with a PhD (economics) or who are ABD will be considered, as long as the PhD is completed within one year of the start date. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster an academically and culturally diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, color, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, family configuration, disability, socioeconomic status, religion, national origin, age, or military status. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison please see our Diversity Guide at Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants should submit electronic application materials on-line at, including: a curriculum vitae; a cover letter addressing the candidate’s motivation and potential that will enable them to successfully contribute to Denison’s high standards of teaching, scholarship, and service; a job market paper; three letters of recommendation from academic references, and separate statements addressing the candidate’s: 1) teaching philosophy reflecting teaching economics in a liberal arts context and ability to contribute to our curriculum and to foster and support diversity in our community, 2) research interests and plans for research at Denison, and 3) at least one set of teaching evaluations.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link