JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

Williams College

Visiting Assistant, Visiting Associate, or Visiting Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473753
Date Posted: 03/04/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assistant, Visiting Associate, or Visiting Professor of Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
A -- General Economics and Teaching
D -- Microeconomics
applied microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Williams College Economics Department invites applications for a visiting faculty position in applied microeconomics for the 2024-25 academic year, beginning July 1, 2024. Teaching responsibilities will consist of two course sections in each of fall and spring semesters, with a double-prep, most likely in introductory microeconomics, in at least one of the semesters. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential. Additionally, we seek candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their scholarship, teaching and/or service; and we especially encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups in the field. Candidates should expect to have a Ph.D, or all requirements for the Ph.D. degree completed, by July 1, 2025, and we welcome applicants who have recently retired or are on leave from other institutions.

We are a department of active scholars ( and currently have 26 tenured or tenure-track faculty members. Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website ( Beyond fully meeting its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. We offer extensive support and resources to help one succeed in teaching and research, including, among other things: programs for professional development, mentoring, and networking; and a new evidence-based center to support teaching. For details see:

We will review applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled, and we are aiming to complete the search by the end of March. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available here: Questions regarding the search may be directed to Professor Jon Bakija, Chair, Department of Economics, at and (413) 597-2325.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
Reference letters should be submitted through Interfolio.
Application Instructions:
All materials should be submitted through Interfolio at Email, fax, or paper applications cannot be accepted. Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching experience and effectiveness and a description of how the applicant’s teaching, research, and/or work in the campus community will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 4) a recent research paper; 5) either two letters of recommendation that address teaching, or the names and contact information for two teaching references (we will only contact those references for candidates who advance to the finalist stage of the search).