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Assistant Professor of Economics
Illinois College announces the opening of a tenure track position in economics with a focus in environmental economics, econometrics, international trade and finance. All economics professors at Illinois College teach the one-semester introductory survey and a course in finance.

We seek candidates committed to student learning in a liberal arts setting. The ideal candidate will demonstrate significant successful experience teaching economics to undergraduate students. Preference given to candidates with experience as an academic adviser, a freshmen seminar, or involvement outside the classroom with student organizations. Ph.D. in economics expected. ABD near completion considered.

Illinois College is a residential, private liberal arts college located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 70 miles northeast of Saint Louis, Missouri, and 30 miles west of Springfield, the Illinois State Capital. True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. Illinois College promotes academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity through an increasingly diverse student population, currently comprised of 26 percent underrepresented students. The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service, fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a C.V., evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching philosophy, syllabi, course evaluations), undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of research philosophy, and three letters of reference to the Office of Academic Affairs, Attn: John Rush, Chair of the Economics Search Committee, Illinois College, 1101 W. College Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650. Electronic submissions are encouraged; please send materials in PDF format to

Review of applications begins November 1, 2014. Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer, encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women, and offers benefits to same-sex domestic partners. 

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