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Byron K. Trippet Assistant Professor of Economics

Date Posted: 10/18/23

The Department of Economics at Wabash College invites applications for a Tenure Track Byron K. Trippet Assistant Professor of Economics  to begin July 1, 2024. 

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in economics completed by August 2024. We will consider applicants in ALL FIELDS of economics with slight preference for those in Health Economics or Finance.  Applicants should demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, an appreciation for the broad intellectual community of an excellent liberal arts college, and the ability to work with a diverse student body. Course load is 3-3 with small class sizes. In addition to  competitive benefits, and generous professional travel support, initial appointment to a Byron K. Trippet professorship provides additional research support during the candidate's first years at the College. Information about Economics at Wabash College can be found at

Wabash College is within 50 miles of Indianapolis, a major metropolitan area, and draws on the collaborative resources of the Great Lakes Colleges Association, of which it is a member. In the midst of a strategic transformation to advance the success of first-generation students, students of color, and students from low-income families, Wabash College is committed to attracting and effectively supporting faculty from all backgrounds, including an academically and culturally diverse faculty. Approximately 25% of our students are federal Pell Grant recipients, 30% are first-generation college students, and 20% identify as domestic students of color. Wabash has been home to the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies for more than fifty years, is a member of the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, is a top-60 Liberal Arts College according to U.S. News, and is a member of Colleges That Change Lives. Many students, staff, and faculty find the close-knit community of the residential college one of the most rewarding aspects of their time here.    

Interested applicants should apply online at Required documents include: letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that includes your strategies for instructing diverse groups of students, evidence of successful teaching, unofficial graduate transcripts, job market paper, and email addresses of three individuals willing to submit confidential letters of recommendation electronically.  We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis starting December 1, 2023.  Questions should be directed to Pamela Sacco, Academic Administrative Coordinator, Department of Economics: or Peter Mikek, Department Chair:

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership among diverse populations around the globe. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds.


Ms. Pam Sacco
Academic Administrative Coordinator
Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

For general questions about the position or the department, contact:

Dr. Peter Mikek
Department Chair


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