Assistant Professor of Economics

Job description

Coe College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning Fall 2019. Only completed PhD in Economics or ABD with expectation to finish by August 2019 should apply.

The ideal candidate will possess effective teaching skills, interest and ability to embrace Coe’s student-centered approach to education in a liberal arts environment, interest and ability to supervise undergraduate research, and an active research agenda.

We seek a candidate who can teach at the principles and upper division levels in Microeconomics. The candidate should expect to teach Principles and Intermediate Microeconomics, as well as upper level courses, with preference for Health, Game Theory, International, and applied courses in their expertise.

Completed applications received by Nov. 7, 2018, will be considered for interviews at the ASSA meetings in Atlanta. Applicants should upload a cover letter, statement about teaching/mentoring undergraduates, vita, research sample, teaching evaluations (if available), and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to   Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Coe College is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and especially encourages applications that fulfill that mission. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.


Coe College is a selective, private, nationally-recognized four-year coeducational liberal arts institution that has provided a superior education in a residential setting since 1851. With a student body of 1,400 students and growing, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a metropolitan area of 267,000 people, with thriving businesses in aerospace, healthcare, insurance, and food manufacturing. Situated only 20 miles from the University of Iowa, the college is a convenient drive from Chicago, Madison, Minneapolis, Kansas City, and St. Louis. The Creative Corridor, a cultural and business district that includes Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, offers affordable housing, proximity to the Eastern Iowa Airport, excellent public schools, and a variety of cultural and recreational attractions, including museums and festivals, a vibrant fine arts community, hiking and biking trails, and an active network of farmers’ markets. Cedar Rapids has been named by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's 10 Best Places to Grow Up” and as an All-American City by the National Civic League. Living in Cedar Rapids is very affordable with the cost of living below the national average.




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Posted: 9/12/2018
Application Due: 11/11/2018
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