JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Knox College

Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470093
Date Posted: 09/26/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Galesburg, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A -- General Economics and Teaching
D -- Microeconomics
B -- History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
Keywords:
labor economics
health economics
economics of inequality
feminist economics
game theory
behavioral economics
economic history
Full Text of JOE Listing:


The Department of Economics at Knox College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Economics beginning September 1, 2023. Knox College is an independent, selective liberal arts institution strongly committed to undergraduate teaching.

We seek a colleague to engage students in active learning research opportunities with an emphasis on civic engagement. Candidates must be prepared to teach introductory and intermediate micro and macro theory. Preferred specializations and teaching interests include: labor economics, health economics, economics of inequality, feminist economics, game theory, behavioral economics, and economic history.

We especially encourage candidates who can contribute to Knox’s interdisciplinary departments and programs, including Health Studies, Public Policy, Peace and Justice Studies, Environmental Studies, and International Studies. Our department is methodologically diverse and encourages applications from pluralist/heterodox economists.

We welcome applications from members groups historically underrepresented in the field and in higher education so that the diversity of our faculty better matches our student body. With over 35% of the student body identifying as American students of color and more than 15% international students, the College seeks to provide instruction that is appealing and welcoming to all Knox students.

The position involves a six-course teaching load (two courses in each 10-week trimester) that includes courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, but also introductory and intermediate level micro or macroeconomics as well as courses that contribute to the general liberal arts curriculum.

Knox College provides a competitive salary and a strong benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, and access to a retirement plan; a tuition remission benefit is available after a two-year waiting period.

Qualifications: Ph.D. is expected at time of appointment; exceptional ABD candidates may be considered. Teaching experience with undergraduates is preferred.

Candidates should submit:
1. A letter of application that addresses the qualifications listed above, explains the applicant’s undergraduate liberal arts teaching philosophy, attention to diversity, and current and future research agenda
2. A curriculum vitae
3. Three confidential letters of recommendation.
4. Transcripts for courses completed in PhD program.

Submission via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/113764

Review of applications will begin November 21st and continues until the position is filled. Applications completed by December 12th will receive priority for preliminary interviews conducted via online video conference in early January. Additional materials, including scholarly work and teaching portfolio with syllabi, may be requested of candidates during the screening and interview process.

Questions may be addressed to economicssearch@knox.edu

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2023
Application Instructions:
Candidates should submit:
1. A letter of application that addresses the qualifications listed above, explains the applicant’s undergraduate liberal arts teaching philosophy, attention to diversity, and current and future research agenda
2. A curriculum vitae
3. Three confidential letters of recommendation.
4. Transcripts for courses completed in PhD program.

Submission via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/113764

Review of applications will begin November 21st and will continue until the position is filled. Applications completed by December 12th will receive priority for preliminary interviews conducted via online video conference in early January. Additional materials, including scholarly work and teaching portfolio with syllabi, may be requested of candidates during the screening and interview process.

Questions may be addressed to economicssearch@knox.edu