JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

Wofford College

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473808
Date Posted: 03/19/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A -- General Economics and Teaching
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Teaching of Economics

Status Update: Position has been filled
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Wofford College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in the Department of Economics to begin in fall 2024. The position may be extended to a second year depending on the individual’s performance and the college’s need.


The teaching load will be four courses per semester, with four sections of introductory macroeconomics in the fall. Courses for the spring semester will be determined in consultation with the hired candidate. This candidate will not be required to teach during the college’s Interim, which runs the entire month of January.


The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. However, consideration will be extended to ABD candidates and individuals with a master's degree who have completed 18 graduate credit hours in economics or a closely related field. Qualified candidates with experience teaching introductory macroeconomics will be given preference. Please note that Wofford College is not able to sponsor work visas. Interested candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States.


Application material should be submitted electronically in a single document. Application material should include (1) a cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for this position and indicating which courses you would be interested in teaching during the spring semester, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) three letters of reference. A teaching portfolio is preferred but not required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to Dr. Timothy Bersak at

EEO Statement

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Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 07/31/2024