Open Rank Professor of Economics: Labor

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 14, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

(JEL code J)

The Department of Economics at Smith College invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track/tenured position, to begin July 1, 2021.  The department seeks a candidate with expertise in research and teaching in labor economics, with an emphasis on topics relating to inequality, discrimination and related labor market policies.  Candidates for the rank of Associate or Full Professor must provide strong evidence of scholarly publications or the equivalent in industry/government experience.

Smith College has a 2/2 teaching load.  Ph.D. in Economics or relevant field is required by the time of appointment. Faculty from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Details about the Department of Economics may be found at

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted at and should include cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, job market paper, diversity/inclusion statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness including teaching evaluations, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Interviews with semi-finalists will be held via Zoom around the time of the ASSA meetings in early January 2021. Review of applications will begin on November 13, 2020.

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