JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018
University of Connecticut
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Stamford, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Status Update: Position has been filled
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics at the University of Connecticut seeks to fill a full-time faculty position on the Stamford campus, convenient to New York City, to teach undergraduate economics courses beginning August, 2018. The position will be for non-tenure-track “In-Residence” faculty, which may lead to long-term, multi-year contracts. The teaching load will be 7 courses per year, including both upper division field courses and principles. Short-term course release may be available for faculty who demonstrate an active research agenda.
The University of Connecticut (UConn) is in the midst of a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut ( and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut ( investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence ( . We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Department of Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor in Residence.
The successful candidates will be expected to share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate level and to the mentoring of students in their professional development. Candidates will also share a commitment to the development and innovative improvement of economics courses. In addition, individuals will be expected to contribute to the scholarship of teaching and outreach activities. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their activities the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.
Ph.D. in Economics; minimum of one year of full-time teaching experience, demonstrated excellence in teaching; and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Active scholarly research agenda; complement scholarly activities in department; demonstrated interest in undergraduate instruction, and experience teaching a variety of upper division field courses.
This is a nine-month, non-tenure track position which may lead to long-term multi-year contracts. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2018. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Stamford campus. Faculty may be asked to teach at the UConn Storrs campus as part of their ordinary workload. Salary will be competitive with the national market.
Please submit the following materials: a cover letter, CV, and three sample syllabi. Additionally, please direct three reference writers (at least one is to be a teaching reference) to submit letters on your behalf.
Screening of applications will begin on April 5, 2018. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2018439)
For more information regarding the Department of Economics please visit the department website at .
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at .
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.
- Cover Letter
- Letters of Reference
- Sample Syllabi