JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Centre College

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Visiting Assitant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472577
Date Posted: 10/06/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assitant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
JEL Classification: A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
Salary Range: Salary is based on experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Centre College invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics beginning in August 2024. 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.

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. Ability to teach in other business disciplines will be viewed very favorably. Collaborative research with undergraduates is strongly encouraged and supported by the college.

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.

Centre is in Danville, Kentucky, a city of almost 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life, historic downtown, friendly people, beautiful landscapes, and easy access to Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati.  For more information about Centre College, visit our website at

For additional information about Centre and 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 December 8, 2023.

Centre College is an equal opportunity employer and proud member of the Greater Kentucky Higher Education Recruitment Consortium,, which is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse, talented workforce.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/04/2023