JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023

Whitman College

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2023-01_111471442
Date Posted: 02/01/2023
Date Inactive: 07/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Walla Walla, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D0 -- General
Principles of Microeconomics
Applied Microeconomics
Salary Range: $64,000-$67,000

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

Located in the historic community of Walla Walla, Whitman’s beautiful tree-lined campus is home to an intellectually diverse, dynamic, and supportive community of some 500 staff and faculty serving roughly 1,500 students from the local region and across the globe. With exceptional students, accomplished faculty and staff, along with a fiercely loyal and growing number of engaged alumni, Whitman College continues to build on its national reputation for academic excellence as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.

The Economics Department at Whitman College is seeking candidates for a one-year position in Microeconomics at the rank of visiting assistant professor beginning August 2023. A Ph.D. is required upon starting the position. The successful candidate will offer courses in Principles of Microeconomics, and Applied Microeconomics in areas of the candidate’s specialty. There is a strong possibility of contract renewal beyond the initial year (depending on sabbatical replacement schedules), especially for a candidate with expertise in teaching statistics.

Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and articulate how their classroom and scholarly practices work to advance antiracism in the learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement. In their cover letter, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction.

To apply, go to The online application will prompt you to upload all of the required materials: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction, including teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference.

Review of applications will begin on March 10, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary Range: $64,000-$67,000

Whitman College offers a competitive benefits package that is designed to attract qualified candidates and retain talented employees. Full-time employees enjoy the following benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurances; basic life, accidental death and dismemberment and long term disability insurances with the capability to elect additional voluntary coverage;403(b) Defined Contribution Retirement Plan with a 10% matching contribution after eligibility requirements are met; employee tuition waiver for one Whitman course per semester; and an Employee Assistance Program. New faculty receive reimbursement for moving expenses based on the distance of relocation and are compensated $1,500 for attending a required New Faculty Orientation.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 03/10/2023