JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Soka University of America

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466646
Date Posted: 03/11/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Aliso Viejo, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A -- General Economics and Teaching
Professor of Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Soka University of America (SUA) seeks to fill a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics position to teach three Economics courses; International Economics, Development Economics and Principles of Economics, and two General Education classes. Please see for course descriptions. Teaching load is two courses each semester, with a General Education in a Block (Fall or Winter). Classes are very small, typically less than 20 students. Position begins in September 2021. Applicants with PhD in Economics and teaching experience preferred. ABD candidates in Economics will be considered. Salary commensurate with experience.

Candidates should demonstrate responsiveness toward and understanding of diverse student backgrounds, especially with regard to socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, culture, ability/disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity and have a willingness to facilitate the university’s mission to develop global citizens.

Soka University of America is a four-year liberal arts institution located in the town of Aliso Viejo in southern Orange County, California. The university is ranked 28th in the Best National Liberal Arts Colleges category of the 2020 US News and World Report Annual College Rankings. It offers a challenging liberal arts education dedicated to teaching talented students from all around the world. The university has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Additionally, the college aims to foster close intellectual relations between faculty and students through small class sizes, mentorship of senior theses (capstones), and student involvement in faculty research. Soka University of America is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.

Applications will be considered beginning May 01, 2021. This position will remain open until filled.

Application Information: To apply, please submit a (1) letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), (5) a sample syllabus for this course, and (6) contact information for three professional references. Employment is contingent on the completion of a successful background check.

Please apply by submitting your application through Interfolio using this link:

Please send any inquiries to this email address:

Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 05/01/2021