JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Swarthmore College

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Visiting Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466717
Date Posted: 03/16/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Economics of Education
Global or Ethnic Studies
All Fields

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

The Department of Economics at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor. We seek candidates with the demonstrated ability to teach both introductory economics and courses in their research specialization. Specializations in the economics of education or in any aspect of global or ethnic studies are of particular interest, but all fields will be considered. Starting with the fall semester of 2021, this is a two-year appointment. Salary commensurate with experience. The course load is 4 courses per year (2 per semester).

Located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. The Economics Department is one of the strongest liberal-arts departments in the country, with 13 tenure-track faculty. Swarthmore has a deep institutional commitment to diversity, and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Candidates seeking exposure to this unique environment, and particularly those from under-represented groups in the economics profession, are encouraged to apply. For more information on Faculty Diversity and Excellence at Swarthmore, see

Candidates must have a PhD completed by August 2021.

Application Instructions
Please submit a cover letter that includes a statement of your teaching philosophy, an up-to-date CV, your job-market paper (required), and three letters of reference. Include evidence of teaching effectiveness where available, as part of the cover letter. Applications will not be considered until letters of recommendation have been submitted. Please address any questions you may have to Megan Salladino, Economics Department at

Applications received by April 6 will receive full consideration, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2021