Assistant Professor of Economics-Tenure Track

Washington, Pennsylvania
Mar 06, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Washington & Jefferson College and its Department of Economics & Business Administration invite applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Economics, any field, beginning August 2017. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in economics completed by time of appointment.  Teaching experience is strongly preferred.  Ability to offer courses in Environmental/Resource Economics would be especially welcome.  Typical teaching assignment is 3 courses per term. 

The successful candidate should be committed to working closely with students in a residential, undergraduate, liberal arts institution. Electronic applications are preferred, and those interested in applying for the position should send to the following items: a cover letter that includes your approach and dedication to a liberal arts education; curriculum vitae; short statement of teaching philosophy that clearly demonstrates how your teaching contributes to the liberal arts, and three letters from professional references.  Official Transcripts will be required upon hire.  For full consideration applications should be received by March 24th.

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