Senior Lecturer and Associate Director of the Center for Economic Policy

Chicago, Illinois
16 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
16 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago invites applications for a position as Senior Lecturer and Associate Director of the Center for Economic Policy. This is a full-time position with a three-year renewable term, beginning on July 1, 2019.

Responsibilities will include teaching 4 for-credit, quarter-length courses per academic year focused on Economics and Public Policy. Specific courses will be determined based on classroom need and expertise of the selected candidate. The Senior Lecturer/Associate Director will also work with the Academic Director and Executive Direct to manage and advance the Center for Economic Policy. Responsibilities include a) Supervising all lecturers teaching in the Center's certificate and related programs; b) Coordinating speaker series on topics of economic policy and markets, including programming, inviting speakers, and disseminating digital content; c) Publicizing activities of Harris and the Center to University-wide and, where appropriate, public audiences; d) Working with the academic and executive direct to raise external awareness and promote fund-raising for the Center for Economic Policy; e) Engaging students in the activities of the Center for Economic Policy.

Candidates must hold a PhD in economics or a related field and have substantial experience both teaching economic policy to professional students and managing a research and teaching center at a major research university.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, teaching or course evaluations if available, and the names and email addresses of three potential professional references. Applicants must submit all application materials electronically at this link: Letters of reference will be solicited by the search committee after we have reviewed the initial applications. Review of applications will begin on February 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.