JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

Colby College

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Social Science
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455512
Date Posted: 04/18/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Waterville, Maine, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at Colby College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor one-year replacement position beginning September 1, 2016. We seek candidates with a strong demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses. Although we will consider candidates with a specialization in any field in economics, we are especially interested in candidates who can broaden the diversity of our course offerings. Teaching load is five courses during the 2016-2017 academic year with the likely possibility of offering multiple sections of one course. Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered. CONTACT: Professor Andreas Waldkirch, Chair, Department of Economics, Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Please submit cover letter stating your interest in this position; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript; three letters of recommendation; a brief statement of teaching philosophy; and official summaries of teaching evaluations. Electronic submissions in a pdf-formatted file are required and should be submitted via email to Please have recommendation letters submitted under separate cover to the same email address. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.