JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Washington and Lee University

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Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics
Department of Economics
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464829
Date Posted: 03/09/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Lexington, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
E0 -- General
Salary Range: TBD

Status Update: Position has been filled
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at Washington and Lee University invites applicants for two one-year visiting positions for the 2020-21 academic year. These are non-tenure-track appointments with teaching loads of six courses per year (3-3). All candidates should be prepared to teach principles as well as an upper-level course, such as macroeconomic theory or a 200- or 300-level elective. Appointments begin July 1, 2020. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is highly desirable.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster an inclusive campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of identity. Our department is committed to preparing our students for engaged citizenship by creating an educational environment that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. In keeping with the University Strategic Plan, we welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates and members of other communities that are traditionally underrepresented in academia.
Washington and Lee is a highly selective, private, liberal arts university with approximately 1860 undergraduates, located in the Shenandoah Valley in Lexington, Virginia. The Department of Economics, housed in the Williams School of Commerce, Economics and Politics, has a staff of 15 Ph.D. economists. To learn more, please visit

The candidate must possess the qualifications necessary to be designated academically qualified as a faculty member in accordance with AACSB standards (Ph.D. in economics or related field at the time of appointment). Individuals who are ABD and will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment will be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by Monday, March 16th are certain to be given full consideration.
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 06/30/2020
Application Instructions:
Visit for details and to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by Monday, March 16th are certain to be given full consideration.
Applicants should submit on Interfolio:
• a letter of interest that indicates specific teaching areas of interest, scholarly pursuits, and demonstrates
the ability to work with a diverse student population
• curriculum vita
• statement of teaching philosophy
• evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available)
• names and contact information for three references