Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Economics

The Economics Department at Lafayette College, a private, highly selective liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, invites applications for a tenure track position in open economy macroeconomics at the Assistant Professor level.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The teaching load is four courses the first year and five courses per year thereafter. Teaching would include open economy electives, intermediate macroeconomics, and econometrics as well as courses that contribute to the College's Common Course of Study or interdisciplinary programs. Candidates will be evaluated based on their potential for teaching excellence and scholarly productivity.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. is required, though ABD with a firm completion date by August 2013 will also be considered.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All candidates must apply online at: A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, evidence of effective teaching and scholarship, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy. Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2012. Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in San Diego. Recommendation letters should address potential for effective teaching and potential for research productivity.

Lafayette College is 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 a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. For more information about the Economics department at Lafayette College see our webpage at:

Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Posted 10/21/12