JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Amherst College

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Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458328
Date Posted: 09/08/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C9 -- Design of Experiments
D9 -- Micro-Based Behavioral Economics
Behavioral Economics
Experimental Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor level in behavioral and/or experimental economics. The appointment will begin in July 2018.

Given Amherst College’s commitment to cultivating a challenging and inclusive educational environment, we seek candidates who can teach, mentor, and inspire students of different races, ethnicities, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Candidates with dual-career considerations should be aware that the college participates in the Five College Consortium, and that the other four institutions in this consortium are also hiring in a variety of fields.

The department is seeking high quality candidates in behavioral economics and experimental economics. In addition to teaching courses related to these research fields, the successful candidate will regularly teach in our introductory course and/or the core intermediate microeconomics course and supervise senior honors projects. Amherst offers a two-course per semester teaching load and excellent research support. Qualifications include a Ph.D. (candidates must have the Ph.D. degree in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment) and a record that demonstrates promise of high quality research and teaching.

Please submit curriculum vitae, job market paper, graduate transcript, research and teaching statements, and arrange for three letters of reference. Applications may be submitted online through the provided AEA JOE external link, or sent by mail to Jun Ishii, chair, Department of Economics, Amherst College, Amherst MA 01002-5000. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates submitting their materials by November 17, 2017, will be assured full consideration. The department will schedule interviews at the AEA meetings in Philadelphia.

Amherst College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, persons of color and persons with disabilities to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 11/17/2017
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