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Tenure Track in Economics

Apply now Job no: 492894
Work type: Faculty
Location: Gambier, OH

The Kenyon College Department of Economics invites economists with teaching and research interests in macroeconomics and/or monetary economics to apply for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level. Special consideration will be given to applicants who also demonstrate an interest in labor economics and/or economic history. Qualifications for the position include: 

  • PhD in hand no later than July 31, 2023

  • A demonstrated interest in teaching undergraduates

  • A promising research agenda in macro/money and labor or economic history.

  • A commitment to creating a classroom environment in which students from a variety of backgrounds can flourish.

The teaching load for this position is five courses per year and the college provides research support. Kenyon College is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse pool of scholars who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on intellectual rigor and civil discourse. A liberal education thrives when it includes a wide range of perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, faiths, and backgrounds. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

A complete application includes: A letter of application explaining why the candidate is a good fit for this position, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a discussion of how the candidate plans to create a classroom environment in which students from a variety of backgrounds can flourish, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research abstract(s), a job market paper, a copy of the graduate transcript, and contact information for three references. These materials should be submitted by the candidate electronically via To receive full consideration, a completed application must be received by NOVEMBER 18, 2022. Letter requests will be sent via email to the provided references after the applicant submits their application materials. Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly by references or the placement office. 

CONTACT: Pamela Sheasby,, with your questions.

Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.

Compensation and Benefits

Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.

In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.

We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.

Kenyon is a great place to live and work. To discover why it should be your next home, click here.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion.  Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.

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