Assistant professor / lecturer
The Department of Economics at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in international economics. Initial appointment to this position will be for a term of four years, beginning fall 2022, and will carry the rank of Assistant Professor.
Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated success in scholarly research or teaching in international economics. Desirable complementary fields are industrial organization, open-economy macroeconomics, or econometrics.
Founded in 1833, Oberlin is a private four-year, highly selective national liberal arts college near Cleveland, Ohio and is also home to an outstanding Conservatory of Music. Together, the two divisions enroll approximately 2900 students. Oberlin College was the first college in the US to make interracial education and co-education central to its mission. The College continues to view a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational environment as essential to the excellence of its academic program. Among liberal arts colleges, Oberlin is a national leader in successfully placing graduates into PhD programs.
The incumbent will teach the standard teaching load (4.5 courses per year) in the general area of international economics. Desirable complementary fields are industrial organization, open-economy macroeconomics, or econometrics.
The incumbent will also be expected to engage in sustained scholarly research and/or other creative work appropriate to the position and participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including academic advising and service on committees.
Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. in Economics (in hand or expected by fall semester of the academic year 2022-23). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Oberlin College is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity and inclusion. The incumbent will bring understanding of or experience working with underrepresented and diverse academic populations. Oberlin is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Oberlin recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran’s status, and/or other protected status as required by applicable law.