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Assistant Professor of Economics

Posted: 8/29/2017 (Employment)

The Williams College Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track appointment beginning July 1, 2018. The position is open to any field. However, we are especially interested in candidates with interests in development economics, political economy, and industrial organization. Applicants with excellent research and teaching promise in other fields will also be considered. Additionally, we seek candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their scholarship, teaching and/or service; and we especially encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups in the field. Candidates should have a PhD, or all requirements for the PhD degree, completed by September 2018. Exceptional candidates at a senior level will also be considered.

We are a department of active scholars ( and currently have 24 tenured or tenure-track faculty members. In addition to our undergraduate program, we operate and staff the Center for Development Economics (, which offers an MA in Policy Economics.

The deadline for application and supporting materials is November 17, 2017. All materials should be submitted through Interfolio at Email, fax, or paper applications cannot be accepted. Applicants should submit a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, professional papers, and teaching evaluations, and ensure that three letters of reference are submitted on their behalf. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Professor Kenneth Kuttner, Chair, Department of Economics, at

All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at:

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Deadline: 11/17/2017

Location: Williams College