JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

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Senior Lecturer and Executive Director of the Center for Economic Policy

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462237
Date Posted: 02/01/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Lecturer and Executive Director of the Center for Economic Policy
Section: US: Other Academic (Part-time or Adjunct)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Salary Range: Competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago invites applications for a position as Senior Lecturer and Executive Director of the Center for Economic Policy. This is a full-time position with a three-year renewable term, beginning on July 1, 2019.

Responsibilities will include teaching 4 for-credit, quarter-length courses per academic year focused on Economics and Public Policy. Specific courses will be determined based on classroom need and expertise of the selected candidate.
The Senior Lecturer/Executive Director will also be responsible for developing and managing the Center for Economic Policy. Responsibilities include: a) Working with faculty in the development and management of student certificates offered under the umbrella of the Center, including curriculum design and the creation of original content; b) Planning speaker series on topics of economic policy and markets; c) initiating and facilitating collaboration with other academic units within the University; d) Working to raise external awareness and promote fund-raising for the Center for Economic Policy; e) Overseeing the work of the Associate Director of the Center for Economic Policy.

Candidates must hold a PhD in economics or a related field and have substantial experience both teaching economic policy to professional students and managing a research and teaching center at a major research university. Work experience at the intersection of economic policy and the private sector is also of value.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, teaching or course evaluations if available, and the names and email addresses of three potential professional references. Applicants must submit all application materials electronically at this link: Letters of reference will be solicited by the search committee after we have reviewed the initial applications. Review of applications will begin on February 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email with their request.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link