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The Wesleyan University Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics to begin July 1, 2023 from scholars with research interests in environmental economics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in economics in hand by the time of appointment on July 1, 2023 to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in economics within one year of hire. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the Department’s introductory and major core programs, and normally offer two elective courses in environmental economics per year that are cross-listed in Wesleyan’s interdisciplinary College of the Environment (COE). The teaching load is 2/2. Additional duties include carrying on a program of research, advising and mentoring students, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Wesleyan is a top selective liberal arts college that highly values both scholarship and teaching, has a strong and diverse undergraduate student body, offers a generous pre-tenure sabbatical program, and provides competitive salaries and benefits.

To apply, visit Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation, a teaching statement, and a sample of scholarly writing via the online application system. In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. Complete applications must be received by November 16, 2022 to be assured full consideration. Contact Damien Sheehan-Connor, Chair of the Search Committee, at if you have questions about the application process.

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious practice or creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women, and members of historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Vice President for Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Officer, 318 North College, 860.685.4771.

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