JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
University of Kentucky
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lexington, Kentucky, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics at the University of Kentucky seeks applicants for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (non-tenure track) position beginning August 2016. 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). 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. Salary is competitive and negotiable.
All interested applicants must apply online. In order to be considered a candidate you will need to complete the following two steps.
1. Complete an Academic Profile within the University of Kentucky employment system by searching for Job Requisition Number: FE00338 at and select apply to this job. This step will only take 10-20 minutes.
2. Submit your job market materials to . These materials should include: Letter of interest, current CV, teaching portfolio with teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, sample exams, summary of teaching evaluations. Applicants will also need to arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted through .
The search will remain open until the position is filled, however, the Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. If necessary, we shall interview selected candidates at the 2016 ASSA meetings in San Francisco.
For more information about the department, please visit . For questions regarding the application process, please email dswhee00@ .
The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disability as well as veterans are encouraged to apply.