JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022
Florida Atlantic University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Boca Raton, Florida, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College (WHC) at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.
Instructor of Economics, Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University
The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College (WHC) of Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track Instructor of Economics position, beginning in the Fall of 2022.
The WHC is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
The successful candidate will teach an average of 7 courses per academic year. Other major responsibilities include supervision of undergraduate senior honors theses, academic advising of the College’s business and economics students, and service on various college and university committees.
Preference will be given to candidates with a focus in applied microeconomics that will be relevant to business majors. Teaching load will include courses such as Intermediate Micro and Intermediate Macro, Environmental Economics, and Financial Economics. We also have an interest in the ability to teach one or more of the following courses: Industrial Organization, Labor Economics, Economic History, and possibly a business course, such as Management, Marketing, or Accounting.
Candidates must submit evidence of teaching excellence (for example, student evaluations) at the undergraduate level and a PhD or ABD in Economics or a closely related Business discipline from an accredited institution. Candidates must demonstrate skills in understanding cultural differences; a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; the ability to serve as an advocate for individuals of all ethnicities, genders, ages, and backgrounds; and passion about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.
Review of applications will begin in October 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by December 2, 2021 will receive full consideration. Questions about the position may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Kanybek Nur-tegin, at knurtegi@ .
The Wilkes Honors College is a highly selective liberal arts and sciences college within a state university, located in the tropical coastal town of Jupiter, FL, just minutes from the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean, with easy access to premier dining, shopping, outdoors, and international travel hubs. FAU’s Jupiter campus is also home to two world-renowned research institutions, Scripps Florida and Max Planck. The College’s four-year curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, independent study, community-based internships, and cross-disciplinary programs. Currently, the WHC enrolls about 690 honors students and has 42 full-time honors faculty members. As part of the University’s ambitious strategic plan, the WHC will increase the size of its student body and grow its faculty over the next five years. To learn more, please visit .
PhD or ABD in Economics or a closely related Business field from an accredited institution by time of appointment required.
Must have evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Instructor of Economics) on the Office of Human Resources' career website ( by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching performance.
Information regarding FAU’s faculty transcript requirements located in the Special Instructions section of the posted position on
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.
For more information and to apply, visit and go to Apply Now (REQ11516).
Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.
FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.
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