Lecturer in Economics

Illinois, United States
15 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Type: Other Academic Appointee  


Hiring Unit: ECONOMICS  

Position Description:

The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics at the University of Chicago invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. The position will be a two-year, renewable appointment. The successful applicant will teach five one-quarter courses per academic year in introductory or higher level undergraduate economics, and advise undergraduate students. Qualifications for appointment include a demonstrated record of excellent teaching in an intermediate level economics course. An economist with teaching experience in econometrics, applied econometrics, time series, statistics and linear algebra for economics, industrial organization, microeconomics, regulation, development, and related fields is preferred. Applicants must have a completed PhD and teaching experience. 

Applicants are required to apply online on the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at https://tinyurl.com/yczced2k. 

Applicants are required to upload the following materials: 1) a cover letter 2) three letters of reference which address teaching ability 3) a curriculum vitae 4) a teaching statement and 5) teaching evaluations. 

Review of applications will begin on December 14, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled or until the application deadline of June 30, 2019. Early application is strongly recommended. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Additional Information or Requirements:


The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.  

Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Statement
Teaching Evaluations
Reference Contact Info  

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