JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Bucknell University

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Tenure Track Faculty Position in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472678
Date Posted: 10/02/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure Track Faculty Position in Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Bucknell University’s Department of Economics invites interested candidates at the Assistant Professor level to apply for a tenure-track position beginning in the fall semester of 2024. The successful candidate will have the ability to pursue a high-quality research program in at least one of the following areas: public economics, urban or regional economics, poverty, antitrust, and the economics of education. The successful candidate will also have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching of economic principles and electives in their area of interest.

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, and education.

Bucknell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and who display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year and the student-faculty ratio is 9:1. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching and Learning Center and mentoring resources.

Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, which offers outdoor recreation, small-town amenities, strong schools and medical facilities and an affordable cost of living.

Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Economics, although candidates nearing completion of their doctoral work will be considered. For additional information and to apply, please go to The application should include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a teaching portfolio (a statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluations and syllabi if available), (4) a research statement and research sample, (5) a statement describing past experience, training, or engagement with issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity, including efforts to work with and support students in an inclusive manner and incorporating topics related to diversity into your courses, and (6) official graduate school transcripts if recently graduated. (7) Three letters of recommendation are required and must be submitted separately to the website. Materials received by November 17, 2023 will receive full attention.

Questions should be addressed to Professor Christopher Magee,

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