The Economics Department at Lafayette College, a private, highly selective liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in health economics. The teaching load is four courses the first year and five courses per year thereafter.  Teaching responsibilities include the department’s required course in econometrics, at least one elective in health economics, and courses that contribute to either the College’s Common Course of Study or its interdisciplinary programs.  Candidates will be evaluated on their potential for teaching excellence and scholarly productivity.  A Ph.D. is required; ABDs with a firm completion date of August 2018 will also be considered. All candidates must apply online at  Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of effective teaching and scholarship, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy. As part of the teaching statement, we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body.  Three letters of recommendation are also required and these letters should address the potential for both effective teaching and scholarship. Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2017 and interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia.  Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff.  All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.  Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about the Economics department at Lafayette College, see our webpage at