JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023

Centre College

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Three-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2023-01_111471344
Date Posted: 02/01/2023
Date Inactive: 07/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Three-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Danville, Kentucky, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Centre College invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics beginning in August 2023. We seek a teacher-scholar with a strong commitment to student-centered, inclusive teaching who will enhance the teaching and learning environment at Centre College with their lived experiences, ideas, perspectives, and scholarship. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in economics or a scheduled defense date by the start of their appointment.

Established in 1819, Centre College is a nationally ranked Liberal Arts College and is proud to host one of the nation’s premiere study-abroad programs. With 1,400 students and an exceptional faculty of teacher-scholars, classes are small and academic standards are high, and Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success in top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships, and rewarding careers. A new strategic plan places additional emphasis on community engagement, experiential learning, career readiness, and holistic wellness.

Centre is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. As noted in the Statement of Community, Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated, governance is shared, ideas are freely and respectfully exchanged, and all members of the community benefit from the richness of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Therefore, the Economics and Business Program strongly encourages applications from candidates who further diversify our faculty, who celebrate the rich diversity of our student body, and who utilize inclusive and engaging pedagogical practices.

The Economics and Business Program at Centre consists of nine full-time faculty members and has the largest number of majors on campus. We pride ourselves on outstanding teaching, collegial relationships, and our mentoring of students. Several additional resources support faculty success, including a robust Center for Teaching and Learning, peer mentoring, membership in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, and endowed funding for professional development.

For more information about Centre College, visit our website at

While the area of expertise is open, teaching expectations will include core introductory and intermediate level courses with opportunities to teach upper-level courses in the economist’s areas of interest. Collaborative research with undergraduates is strongly encouraged and supported by the college.

To apply, please go to A completed application will include: 1) a letter of application that describes your interest in and qualifications for this particular position, 2) your curriculum vitae, 3) job market paper or a recent sample of scholarly work, 4) a letter to Centre students that outlines how your teaching philosophy and your personal experiences, research, or teaching could contribute to diversity and inclusion at Centre, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, 6) three confidential letters of reference from individuals able to share insight into the candidate’s professional expertise and future potential. Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2023

Centre College shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 07/31/2023