JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Lafayette College

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Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472115
Date Posted: 08/17/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Easton, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: H -- Public Economics
Public Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in public economics beginning July 1, 2024. Applicants should be committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. The teaching load for this position is 4 courses in the first year and 5 courses thereafter. Teaching responsibilities include at least one elective in public economics, courses required for the major including Intermediate Macroeconomics and courses that contribute to either the College’s Common Course of Study or its interdisciplinary programs. The college provides a paid pre-tenure research leave, mentoring, and research support. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics or expect to complete all requirements by August 15, 2024.

Lafayette College is a highly selective, private undergraduate-only liberal arts college with 2,700 students located within 70 miles of New York City and Philadelphia. The Economics Department is comprised of 18 faculty members who are not only dedicated to teaching excellence, but are also accomplished and engaged scholars in their fields. The College is deeply committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference through Interfolio at Candidates should also submit a diversity statement that addresses how the applicant’s teaching, research, and/or service will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, as articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( The application deadline is November 15, 2023 to be considered for an interview that will be conducted remotely in accordance with AEA guidelines.

Questions about the position should be directed to Prof. Joaquín Gómez-Miñambres, Search Committee Chair, at All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2024