JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Williams College

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Economics Department
Assistant, Advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472117
Date Posted: 08/18/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant, Advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F3 -- International Finance
F4 -- Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
monetary economics
open economy macroeconomics
fiscal and monetary policy in development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Williams College Economics Department invites applications for one tenure-track position in macroeconomics, potentially at the senior level, to begin July 1, 2024. We are particularly seeking candidates whose work relates to open economy macroeconomics and/or monetary policy, with an interest in policy issues relevant to developing and emerging market economies. Candidates should be interested in playing an active role at Williams’ Center for Development Economics (, which offers an M.A. in Policy Economics for economists from low and middle-income countries who have some practical policy experience. We seek candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their scholarship, teaching and service; and we especially encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups in the field. Candidates should have a Ph.D., or all requirements for the Ph.D. degree, completed by September 2024.

We are a department of active scholars ( and currently have 26 tenured or tenure-track faculty members. Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website ( Beyond fully meeting its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. We offer extensive support and resources to help one succeed in teaching and research, including, among other things: generous leave policy and research funding; programs for professional development, mentoring, and networking; and a new evidence-based center to support teaching. For details see:

We plan to conduct first-round interviews on Zoom, mostly in mid-December, and to schedule campus visits for finalists mostly in January. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Professor Jon Bakija, Chair, Department of Economics,

All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/15/2023
Reference Instructions:
Reference letters should be submitted through Interfolio. Applicants at the assistant professor level should ensure that three letters of reference are submitted on their behalf. References for applicants at the associate and full professor levels are not required until the semi-finalist stage.
Application Instructions:
All materials should be submitted through Interfolio at Email, fax, or paper applications cannot be accepted. All applicants should submit a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a recent research paper, and evidence of successful teaching. The cover letter should speak to the applicant’s ability to work effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. The deadline for application and supporting materials is November 15, 2023.