JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023

Lafayette College

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Visiting Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2023-01_111471507
Date Posted: 02/16/2023
Date Inactive: 07/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Easton, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department at Lafayette College invites applications from qualified individuals for two Visiting Assistant Professors in Economics beginning July 1, 2023. One of the positions is for a two-year term and the other is for a one-year term. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate education. The successful candidates will teach Principles of Economics and Intermediate Microeconomics and/or Intermediate Macroeconomics, as well as elective courses that fit within the department’s curriculum. This is a full-time appointment with a 3/3 teaching load each year. 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 curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference through Interfolio at In the cover letter, candidates should address how their teaching will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( Review of applications will begin on March 10, 2023 and will continue until the positions are filled.

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: 05/01/2023