Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 03, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Centre College invites applications for a three-year visiting assistant professor of Economics, to begin August 2021. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment or have a scheduled dissertation defense date and be qualified to teach core introductory and intermediate level courses, in addition to upper level courses. Candidates should be committed to excellent teaching and appreciative of the unique attributes of a liberal-arts college. 

Centre College is a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college with an exceptional faculty of teacher-scholars.  Centre’s robust academic programs span the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, and Centre hosts one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs, a world-class performing arts center, and competitive Division III athletics. Classes are small and academic standards are high, and Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success in top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships, and rewarding careers. The Centre Commitment guarantees that all students can study abroad, have an internship or research opportunity, and graduate in four years.

Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity.  As noted in the Statement of Community, Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated, governance is shared, ideas are freely and respectfully exchanged, and all members of the community benefit from the richness of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Therefore, the Economics and Finance program strongly encourages applications from candidates who further diversify our faculty, who celebrate the rich diversity of our student body, and who utilize inclusive and engaging pedagogical practices. 

To apply, please go to  A completed application will include: 1) a letter of application that describes your interest in, and qualifications for, this particular position, 2) your curriculum vitae, 3) job market paper or a recent sample of scholarly work, 4) a letter to Centre students that outlines your teaching philosophy and how your personal experiences, research, or teaching might contribute to diversity and inclusion at Centre, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, 6) three confidential letters of reference from individuals able to share insight into the candidate’s professional expertise and future potential, and 7) transcripts. 

Centre College is an equal opportunity employer.