JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Colby College

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466805
Date Posted: 04/08/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Waterville, Maine, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department at Colby College invites applications for a one-year visiting position to teach in-person here at our Waterville, Maine campus starting September 1, 2021.

We are searching for an economist able to teach multiple sections of an introductory course in environmental and natural resource economics plus other offerings that contribute to our core and elective course curriculum.

Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Central Maine with high standards for teaching and research. Our students are motivated, intellectually curious, and easily engaged in the classroom and in independent research. Our department faculty have active research agendas generously supported by the College. This position includes a stipend for transitioning to Central Maine plus funding for conference travel. The teaching expectations for the 2021-22 academic year will be five courses spread across two academic semesters with the opportunity to count multiple sections of the same course toward this total load.

Our review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We plan to conduct remote interviews via electronic conferencing to determine a set of finalists for this position. To be considered for an interview, your application dossier must include: (i) a cover letter that describes your motivation for applying to Colby; (ii) statement of teaching philosophy that demonstrates commitment to the value of diversity and to inclusive teaching; (iii) your curriculum vitae; and (iv) evidence of classroom teaching effectiveness, including course evaluations if available. Letters of recommendation will be solicited on behalf of the finalists for this position. Candidates with a PhD or ABD in economics are welcome to apply.

All materials must be submitted electronically to:

Questions about this search should be directed to:

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website: For more information about the College visit our website:

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2021