JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Wake Forest University

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Assistant Teaching Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467338
Date Posted: 09/09/2021
Date Inactive: 12/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Teaching Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Winston Salem, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A -- General Economics and Teaching
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at Wake Forest University seeks applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position. This is a permanent position, with an initial and renewable two-year appointment. The teaching load is three courses each semester. The successful candidate will regularly teach Introduction to Economics and Intermediate Microeconomics and will have the opportunity to teach electives as well. As a collegiate university dedicated to the Teacher-Scholar model, we are looking for candidates committed to the deeply engaged teaching of undergraduate students.

The economics department at Wake Forest is one of the most popular majors in the college and our students are both bright and engaged. Our faculty are committed to strong connections with students both through teaching and research, and we oversee a number of active student clubs such as Women in Economics. Located in Winston-Salem, NC, Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution with undergraduate enrollment of 5100. Wake Forest is ranked 27th among national universities by U.S. News and World Report. For facts about the University, see

The Department of Economics values diversity and has a multitude of current initiatives focused on increasing both diversity and inclusion among our majors and faculty. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and those with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. We Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

Complete applications will include a cover letter, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations), and a sample course syllabus. Applicants should submit at least 3 letters of recommendation, all of which should provide an assessment of teaching ability and successes. Applications must be submitted to JOE. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 15, 2021. For further questions about the position, please contact Department Chair Amanda Griffith, at

Application Requirements:
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Sample course syllabus
  • Letters of Reference
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 10/15/2021
Reference Instructions:
Please submit 3 letters of recommendation that speak to your teaching experience and effectiveness.
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