JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Knox College

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Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468281
Date Posted: 11/11/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Galesburg, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
J3 -- Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at Knox College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Economics beginning Fall 2022. We seek a colleague to teach and engage students in active learning and research opportunities in the economics of labor, health and/or inequality with an emphasis on civic engagement.

Knox College ( is an independent, selective liberal arts institution with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Candidates should have a sincere interest in quality undergraduate teaching at an institution that values diversity and close interactions with students, as well as a desire to maintain an active research program. We especially encourage candidates who may be able to contribute to Knox’s interdisciplinary departments and programs, including Health Studies, Public Policy, Peace and Justice Studies, and International Studies. Our department is methodologically diverse and encourages applications from pluralist/heterodox economists.

We are particularly interested in creative, energetic teachers of undergraduate students who can contribute to Knox College’s considerable diversity and reflect that diversity in their teaching, mentoring, and research. With over 35% of the student body identifying as American students of color and an additional 15% international students, the College seeks to provide instruction that is appealing and welcoming to all of Knox’s students. Experience working with diverse populations of students and a commitment to teach successfully in a multicultural environment are expected.

Submission via Interfolio:
Review of applications will begin November 22nd and will continue until the position is filled. Applications completed by December 13th will receive priority for preliminary interviews conducted via online video conference in early January. Additional materials, including scholarly work and teaching portfolio with syllabi, may be requested of candidates during the screening and interview process.

Questions may be addressed to

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2022