Assistant Professor of Economics

Smith College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Economics at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position in microeconomics at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2022. Successful candidates should have an active research portfolio and be prepared to engage with diverse students across the liberal arts. Smith College has a 2/2 teaching load and teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include intermediate microeconomics, an upper-level elective that can contribute to the department’s Quantitative Economics major, and other introductory or upper-level courses depending on the candidate’s area of specialization. The ideal candidate will offer a course in behavioral and/or experimental economics. A Ph.D. in Economics or similar is expected by the time of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in economics are encouraged to apply.


Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in research and teaching. 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 in research and teaching 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. This membership brings valuable opportunities for research collaboration and seminar participation. In addition, students cross-enroll and some faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Economics may be found at


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 of its 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

Submit applications at Applications should include a cover letter that describes research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, research sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness including teaching evaluations, a diversity/inclusion statement, graduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021. 

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