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JEL Classification: K0 – Law and Economics The Wesleyan University Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship to begin July 1, 2023 from scholars with research interests in law and economics. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the Department’s introductory and core programs and offer elective courses in their area of expertise. The teaching load is four courses per year. Additional duties include carrying on a program of research, advising and mentoring students, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in economics in hand by the time of appointment 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. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college that values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers a generous sabbatical program and 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 Richard Grossman, Chair of the Search Committee, at if you have questions about the application process.

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