JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

College of the Atlantic

Faculty Member in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472194
Date Posted: 08/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Faculty Member in Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Bar Harbor, Maine, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
A -- General Economics and Teaching
undergraduate teaching
Full Text of JOE Listing:

College of the Atlantic invites applications for a faculty member in economics, to start Fall 2024. The successful candidate will be the only faculty member in economics at COA. We seek a colleague actively interested in teaching, working, and collaboration across disciplinary boundaries. The COA faculty is unranked and we welcome candidates at any stage in their career. Junior scholars are particularly encouraged to apply.

We seek an energetic, innovative teacher, broadly trained in economics and interested in actively engaging a wide range of undergraduate students, both those who include economics as a point of emphasis in their self-designed curriculum and those whose primary interests lie elsewhere. We are particularly interested in colleagues who are familiar with and engage with heterodox approaches.

COA is a highly interdisciplinary, nondepartmental college of around 350 students and 35 faculty. COA is committed to increasing diversity, fostering inclusion, and achieving equity in all aspects of its work. We seek candidates who can demonstrate how their teaching, service, and research would contribute to making the college more inclusive, equitable, and diverse.

For more information, see To receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 17, 2023.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2024
Application Instructions:
Interested candidates are invited to submit an application consisting of:
● A cover letter addressing interest in and qualifications for the position
● A CV with the names and contact information for three references
● A brief statement of teaching philosophy and practice, including a discussion of the role of economics in an interdisciplinary curriculum and your approach to and experience teaching diverse learners
● Descriptions of three to five courses you would be prepared to teach.

Please submit applications as a single pdf to Review of applications will begin on November 17, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.