Haverford College — Assistant Professor of Economics

Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Economics with a primary specialization in macroeconomics to start in the Fall semester of 2023. Successful candidates must: have earned the PhD by July 1, 2023; demonstrate an independent and productive research program which has the potential to involve undergraduates; teach effectively at all levels of the economics curriculum while also offering advanced macroeconomic electives; have the ability to mentor a diverse set of students in their research activities; show interest in and support of diversity initiatives within the economics department; and contribute to a collegial, inclusive, and active economics community. Candidates with teaching or research interests that contribute to our interdisciplinary programs, including but not limited to Africana Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Health Studies, Environmental Studies, Mathematical Economics, Peace Justice and Human Rights, specific area (geographical) studies, Scientific Computing, and Transnational Studies, will be viewed positively. 

Haverford College is a research-intensive liberal arts college with class sizes that support close student-faculty interactions. It is located on an arboretum just outside Philadelphia, enabling easy access to the Philadelphia International Airport and Amtrak. Haverford College is part of a Tri-College Consortium with neighboring Swarthmore College and Bryn Mawr College and is also part of the non-sectarian “Quaker Consortium,” which includes the Tri-Colleges and the University of Pennsylvania, and provides particularly close connections with these institutions. Faculty can engage with these communities through collaborations as well as shared resources and events. The successful candidate will be encouraged to engage with our faculty mentoring program and Teaching and Learning Institute. These resources, as well as competitive start-up packages, reasonable teaching loads, and generous sabbatical leave policies, serve to support faculty success in their teaching, research, and other areas of professional development.

Applicants should submit their dossier via Interfolio, http://apply.interfolio.com/113425,  including: cover letter; CV; statement of research interests, goals, and plans (2-3 pages); statement of teaching interests and philosophy (1-2 pages); statement demonstrating commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus culture (1-2 pages); a writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin in November and continue until the position is filled; only applications completed by November 15 are assured consideration.  

Questions about the position should be sent to: hc-econsearch@haverford.edu. 

Questions about the application process should be addressed to Georgia Davidis, Associate Director for Faculty Programs, at gdavidis@haverford.edu. 

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, nonbinary people, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically excluded identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.