JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Lafayette College

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Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111469978
Date Posted: 09/19/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Easton, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
K0 -- General
L0 -- General
N0 -- General
Social justice
Inclusive growth

Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2023. Applicants should be committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. We seek applicants whose research and teaching focuses on the economics of race, ethnicity, social justice, inequality, opportunity and/or inclusive growth. We will consider candidates in any subfield of economics, but are particularly interested in those with expertise in law and economics (K), industrial organization (L), economic history (N), or urban, regional, and real estate economics (R). The teaching load for this position is 4 courses in the first year and 5 courses thereafter. The college provides a paid pre-tenure research leave, mentoring, and research support. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics or expect to complete all requirements by July 1, 2023.

Lafayette College is a highly selective, private undergraduate-only liberal arts college with 2,700 students located within 70 miles of New York City and Philadelphia. The Economics Department is comprised of 18 faculty members who are not only dedicated to teaching excellence, but are also accomplished and engaged scholars in their fields. The College is deeply committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference through Interfolio at Candidates should also submit a diversity statement that addresses how the applicant’s teaching, research, and/or service will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, as articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( The application deadline is November 15, 2022 to be considered for an interview that will be conducted remotely in early January 2023 in accordance with AEA guidelines.

Questions about the position should be directed to Prof. David Stifel, Search Committee Chair, at All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2023