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Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment Assistant Teaching Professor

Title: Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment Assistant Teaching Professor

  • Employer: University of California, San Diego (Economics Recruitment)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Lecturer
  • Deadline: Jun 30, 2017

  • Job Description:

    The Department of Economics at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in Economics (any field).

    We seek candidates committed to academic excellence and diversity, equity and inclusion within the faculty, staff, and student body. We expect Teaching Professors to provide outstanding teaching and service, remain current in their knowledge of economics and show evidence of professional achievement, activity and standing. The Teaching Professor series parallels the research-focused Professorial series, but with emphasis upon excellence in teaching and other instruction-related activities. The appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate, and, contingent upon promotion, security of employment analogous to tenure, as a Teaching Professor.

    Candidates must be on track to earn a Ph.D. in Economics by September 2017, and have experience in the field as evidenced by scholarly achievement (e.g. publications and/or seminar presentations). The successful candidate is expected to also have the following attributes:

    • University-level teaching experience, with demonstrated success teaching undergraduates.

    • A commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education and an ability to successfully address the educational and academic needs of a diverse student population. We are particularly interested in identifying and developing effective teaching strategies for the educational advancement of students from groups who are underrepresented in higher education.

    • Demonstrated ability or potential to serve in a leadership role in the educational program of the department of Economics and university as a whole.

    Candidates should submit, via online application to

    (a) a short cover letter describing background and interests,
    (b) vita,
    (c) teaching statement,
    (d) documentation of teaching excellence including teaching evaluations, syllabi and, where relevant, links to any instructional materials developed by the candidate,
    (e) statement of scholarly activities,
    (f) representative publications/scholarly articles,
    (h) three letters of recommendation commenting on the candidate’s research and pedagogical skills, among other attributes, to be submitted via the on-line application system. (provide referee name, title, address and email)
    (i) a personal statement about past experience and leadership with respect to diversity or equity and/or the potential to make contributions in this area (for further information about contributions to diversity statements,see

    Applications received by December 28, 2016 will be given full consideration. However, positions will remain open until filled.

    Appointments will begin July 1, 2017 and salary is commensurate with experience and based on the University of California pay scales.
    UCSD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to academic excellence and diversity and to addressing dual career issues ( All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.