JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Economics - Lecturer

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454578
Date Posted: 10/28/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Department of Economics - Lecturer
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Urbana, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics

Status Update: Search Closed
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer. We are seeking outstanding teachers with a record of excellence in the classroom who can successfully teach large sections of Introductory Macroeconomics (600 or more students) and large sections of Intermediate Macroeconomics (250 or more students). Lecturers are responsible for preparing and presenting lectures, writing and grading examinations, holding office hours to meet with students outside of class time, monitoring teaching assistants, and assigning grades. The Department offers a Ph.D. degree, a professional Masters degree (MSPE), and an undergraduate degree (BA). For more information about the Department, see

The target start date is Aug 16, 2016. Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience. The position is renewable based on funding and strong annual performance reviews.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and have a minimum of two years of full-time economics teaching experience at the college level. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness (which may include examples of innovative teaching practices, teaching evaluations, etc.) and the contact information for three professional references on teaching accomplishments. The teaching statement should include evidence that the applicant has been or would be a successful instructor in large sections.

To apply, create your candidate profile through and upload the applications materials. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be submitted by December 15, 2015. Applicants may be interviewed before this closing date, but no hiring decisions will be made until after this closing date. For further information about the application procedures, contact the Department by email at, or by telephone at 217-333-0120. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/15/2015