Assistant Professor, Economics

Goucher College is a small college with a big view of the world. Located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD, we're reimagining liberal arts education and preparing our students for the jobs of the future. We encourage innovation both inside and outside the classroom, and we welcome big, bold ideas. One-third of our students come from a multicultural background. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.


The Center for People, Politics, and Markets invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Economics beginning August 2018. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment and prior teaching experience are required. We are seeking an applied microeconomist who can contribute broadly at all levels of the economics curriculum, including statistics.  Candidates who can contribute courses related to health, education, welfare, public, inequality, labor and demographic economics are strongly encouraged to apply. Finally, the candidate should be eager to contribute to college-wide programs (first year seminar and center-based pair courses) and be committed to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment.  The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching students from diverse cultural backgrounds and experience working in a multicultural environment. The typical teaching load is 3-2.  The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Goucher College endeavors to be a model teaching and learning community where faculty and students are engaged with one another in learning both inside and outside of the traditional classroom. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to students from diverse backgrounds and a dedication to engaged pedagogies that support equity and student success. We encourage candidates who are committed to student-centered teaching and learning who are also engaged scholars eager to contribute to the intellectual life of the college and the future of the liberal arts. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the college’s commitment to diversity and equity. 

Interested applicants must apply online at Please provide the following documents in your online application.

  • CV
  • Cover letter addressing teaching interests and areas of expertise
  • Statement of scholarly interests.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Job Market Paper

Three letters of recommendation and official graduate transcripts should be emailed to the Provost’s Assistant, Gigi Greenfield, at (Alternatively, they can be forwarded separately to: Economics Search, Provost’s Office, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204-2794) 

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.