Lecturer, Social Sciences Division

Illinois, United States
03 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Social Sciences Division: Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics

Location: Chicago, IL


The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics at the University of Chicago invites applications for an Assistant Instructional Professor.  This is a two-year, full-time, renewable teaching position beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. The candidate will teach five courses in the undergraduate curriculum. In addition to teaching, the candidate will advise and mentor undergraduate students, organize student activities, advise and mentor MAPSS students, contribute to recruitment and admissions of MAPSS students and oversee and plan the core curriculum under the direction of the Director of Undergraduate Studies. The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Service Employees Union (SEIU) and the University.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics and teaching experience in intermediate level economics courses. Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated experience teaching in the areas of econometrics, industrial organization, microeconomics, macroeconomics, regulation, development or related fields. 

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago‚Äôs Interfolio academic job board at: http://apply.interfolio.com/70903 . Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae, teaching statement, student evaluations, one published or unpublished paper and three letters of recommendation. 

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled or the search has ended; early submission is encouraged. Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.