JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Wake Forest University

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Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472284
Date Posted: 09/12/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Winston Salem, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Economic Development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at Wake Forest University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin July 1, 2024. The position is open to applicants in development economics using applied microeconomics methods. We are particularly interested in candidates who are well-equipped to teach a course in upper-level undergraduate econometrics, such as a course in causal inference. As a collegiate university dedicated to the Teacher-Scholar model, we are looking for candidates with an active and ambitious research agenda and a commitment to deeply engaged teaching of undergraduate students.

The economics department at Wake Forest is one of the most popular majors in the college and our students are both bright and engaged. Our faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and research, the latter of which can be observed in our strong track record in research and our active research seminar. Located in Winston-Salem, NC, Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution with undergraduate enrollment of 5,500. Wake Forest is ranked 29th among national universities by U.S. News and World Report. For facts about the University, see

The Department of Economics values diversity and has a multitude of current initiatives focused on increasing both diversity and inclusion among our majors and faculty. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and those with demonstrated success or interest in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

Complete applications will include a cover letter briefly describing the candidate’s teaching and research interests, a CV, a job market paper, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applications must be submitted through JOE. Please also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be submitted through JOE. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 15, 2023, when review of materials will begin. For further questions about the positions, please contact Leah Lakdawala at

Application Requirements:
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 11/15/2023
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