JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

University of Michigan

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College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Lecturer I

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455424
Date Posted: 03/21/2016
Date Inactive: 05/01/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Lecturer I
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan seeks applicants for both full- and part-time Lecturer I positions for both Fall Term 2016 and Winter Term 2017, pending budget authorization. These are non-tenure track positions.

Appointing Academic Unit: Economics
Anticipated Bargaining Unit Title: Lecturer I
Anticipated Term of Appointment: Fall Term only, Winter Term only, or both Fall and Winter Terms
Anticipated Per-Term Appointment Effort: 33% (one course), 67% (two courses) or 100% (3 courses)

Duties of a Lecturer I position are expected to include teaching sections of the undergraduate curriculum at the 200-, 300- and/or 400-level, developing course materials, evaluating and grading students, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and handling routine matters related to instruction.

A typical full-time (100% effort) load for a Lecturer I in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts is three courses per semester.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The positions, as described in this posting, are covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers’ Employee Organization, AFL-CIO.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 04/30/2016
Application Instructions:
Qualified candidates must have earned Master’s or Ph.D. in Economics prior to commencement of appointment on either September 1, 2016 or January 1, 2017, with a strong preference for Ph.D. in economics or related field and/or experience teaching in economics (any field).

Submit current and dated curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of reference reflecting on the candidate's teaching accomplishments to the Department’s “Lecturer I” posting on EconJobMarket at by April 30, 2016. Review of applications will commence immediately. We expect to begin making offers no sooner than April 4, 2016. Offers will continue to be made until open teaching needs are met or September 1, 2016, whichever is earlier. As noted above, our ability to extend offers is also dependent upon budgetary approval.

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.