Open-Rank Professor in Economics

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Smith College: Massachusetts: Department of Economics Location

Northampton, MA

Open Date

Sep 12, 2019


The Department of Economics at Smith College invites applications for an Open Rank tenure-track position, to begin July 1, 2020. Candidates should have a strong foundation in empirical macroeconomics, and expertise in time series econometrics is highly desirable. Smith College has a 2/2 teaching load and teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include intermediate macroeconomic theory, econometrics at the advanced and/or introductory level, along with macroeconomic-focused elective courses that utilize quantitative and econometric tools. Other courses may be taught depending upon the faculty member’s interests. Ph.D. in Economics or relevant field is required by the time of appointment. Faculty from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Details about the Department of Economics may be found at

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. The faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here: . The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted at and should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a job market paper, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three confidential letters of recommendation. In your application materials, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship may support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2019. Interviews with semi-finalists will be held at the Meetings of the American Economic Association in San Diego, CA (January 3-5). 




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Posted: 9/16/2019
Application Due: 11/15/2019
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