Assistant Professor, Economics- Goucher College

Maryland, United States
Competitive Salary
Nov 10, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Named one of the top 10 most innovative colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher College has also been recognized as a College that Changes Lives. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Goucher is a private, coed, liberal arts college dedicated to teaching students to be complex problem solvers who are prepared for the jobs of the future. A Goucher education focuses on creating lifelong learners through an interdisciplinary, international education that requires 100% of students to study abroad.

Goucher College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Economics beginning August 2021. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment and prior teaching experience are required. We are seeking an applied economist who can contribute broadly at all levels of the economics curriculum, especially econometrics and our capstone course.  We have an interest in candidates who can contribute courses related to health care and public health; however, we are also interested in applied candidates who can offer electives in labor, development, urban, transportation, or demographic economics. Finally, the candidate should be eager to contribute to college-wide programs (first year seminar and complex problem exploration courses) and be committed to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment.  The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching students from diverse cultural backgrounds and experience working in a multicultural environment. The teaching load is 3-2 (20 credits).  The review of applications will begin on November 30, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Goucher College endeavors to be a model teaching and learning community where faculty and students are engaged with one another in learning both inside and outside of the traditional classroom. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to students from diverse backgrounds and a dedication to engaged pedagogies that support equity and student success. We encourage candidates who are committed to student-centered teaching and learning who are also engaged scholars eager to contribute to the intellectual life of the college and the future of the liberal arts. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the college's commitment to diversity and equity. 

Interested applicants must apply online at Please provide the following documents in your online application.

  • Cover letter addressing teaching interests and areas of expertise
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of scholarly interests.
  • Statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Official Graduate Transcripts
  • 3 References letters (with at least one that specifically addresses teaching)

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No Visa sponsorship is offered for this position.

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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