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Assistant Professor of Economics (Tenure-Track)

Job Details

Illinois College - Jacksonville, IL
Full Time

The Department of Business at Illinois College invites applications for a full-time position in Economics to begin Fall 2023. Candidates should have the ability to teach a variety of Economics courses in face-to-face and online formats while providing support for other majors in the Business department. Strong preference given to candidates who have the ability and interest to teach courses in one or more of the following subfields: Macroeconomics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Agricultural Economics, and/or Health Care Economics. Additional duties include contribution to the ongoing development of the business programs at the College, including online teaching; student advising and mentoring; scholarly engagement; and community involvement.


An understanding of, and appreciation for, the environment of a liberal arts college is essential, as is a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching required. A completed Doctorate is preferred; ABD candidates considered.


Illinois College seeks candidates who have a commitment to working closely with a wide range of students. Currently our population is approximately one-third students of color and 40% first-generation college students. Commitment to supporting the success of all students and to teaching excellence are essential.


Since 1829, Illinois College has transformed the lives of undergraduate students. The College is focused on student success and provides many opportunities for faculty-study interaction beyond the classroom, including collaborative research projects, international study-travel, and mentoring/advising. The College is committed to ensuring access and equity. The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service. The College is located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois 30 minutes west of the capital city of Springfield and 90 minutes north of St. Louis, Missouri.


Applicants should submit the following materials in PDF format.

  • Letter of application
  • C.V.
  • A statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of teaching to a diverse student body
  • Contact information for three references and/ or three letters of reference


Review of applications will begin November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.


Illinois College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.