JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Colby College

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Social Sciences
Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111468976
Date Posted: 02/17/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Waterville, Maine, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D0 -- General
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department at Colby College invites applications for three full-time one-year visiting positions for the 2022-23 academic year. Successful candidates must demonstrate their potential for excellence in teaching. Candidates will be expected to teach courses that contribute to our core curriculum and elective offerings. The teaching expectations for each visiting position will be five courses spread across two academic semesters, with the potential to count multiple sections of the same course toward this total load. Contributions to the core curriculum will depend on departmental needs but we anticipate that at least two visitors will teach Principles of Microeconomics. Elective course offerings will depend on the successful applicants’ areas of expertise.

Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Central Maine with high standards for teaching and research. Our students are motivated, intellectually curious, and easily engaged in the classroom and in independent research. Our department enjoys an active research culture including a research seminar series. These visiting positions include a stipend for transitioning to Central Maine and funding for conference travel.

Our review of completed applications will begin on March 11 and continue until the position is filled. We plan to conduct remote interviews via electronic conferencing to determine a set of finalists for this position. To be considered for an interview, your application dossier must include:
(i) a cover letter that describes your motivation for applying to Colby;
(ii) your curriculum vitae;
(iii) evidence of classroom teaching effectiveness, including course evaluations if available;
(iv) a statement of teaching philosophy that demonstrates commitment to the value of diversity and to
inclusive teaching; and
(v) three confidential letters of recommendation, at least one of which must address your potential for
teaching excellence.

All materials must be submitted electronically to:

Questions about this search should be directed to:

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. The principle of not discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, pregnancy, parental or marital status, national or ethnic origin, case, political beliefs, or disability unrelated to job or course of study requirements is consistent with the mission of a liberal arts college and the law. Colby is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. 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 visit our website: For more information about the Department of Economics at Colby please visit

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2022