JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
University of Kentucky
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lexington, Kentucky, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A -- General Economics and Teaching
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics is seeking applicants for Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (non-tenure track) beginning August 2015. Lecturers are vital to the teaching mission and vibrant undergraduate program in the Department.
Responsibilities will include 9 to 12 hours of teaching each semester (depending on class size) and courses will include principles of microeconomics and/or macroeconomics, business and economics statistics, and upper division courses. Additional responsibilities of the position include advising of economics majors and other administrative responsibilities. This position is an initial appointment of one or more years with a high likelihood of renewal based on performance.
Minimum qualifications are: Ph.D. in Economics at beginning of appointment, prior college/university teaching experience, and a demonstrated potential for quality teaching. Evidence of experience or interest in teaching on-line and distance instruction is valued. Salaries are competitive and negotiable.
Send letter of interest, current CV, teaching portfolio with teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, sample exams, summary of teaching evaluations, and contact information for three professional references.
The search will remain open until the position is filled, however, the Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. To ensure full consideration apply before December 1, 2014. If necessary, we will interview selected candidates at the
2015 ASSA meetings in Boston.
The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer. Send applications to: Lecturer Search Committee, Department of Economics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0034 or ghoyt@ .
- summary of teaching evaluations
- Sample exams and course syllabi
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Letters of Reference
- Cover Letter