JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

The University of Akron

This listing is inactive.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice/Instruction, Non-Tenure Track

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468256
Date Posted: 11/06/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice/Instruction, Non-Tenure Track
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Akron, Ohio, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Economics, any field
Salary Range: The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience and qualifications. We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track (NTT) assistant or associate professor position starting August 2022. This is a renewable position with a primary emphasis on teaching and a secondary emphasis on research. Candidates should have either a master’s degree in economics with at least 5 years of professional experience or a PhD in Economics by August 22, 2022; the latter is preferred.

Applicants must show a record of excellence in teaching, good communication skills, and high potential for innovative course delivery. The successful candidate is expected to teach introductory and intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics courses. Upper-level electives and graduate-level courses depend on the candidate’s areas of specialty and departmental needs. Candidates who can teach macroeconomics electives are preferred. The teaching load will be 24 credits per academic year for the first year; a possible load reduction can be negotiated after the first year based on the candidate’s publication record in quality economics journals. Additional responsibilities include advising students and participating in other departmental activities as assigned by the department chair.

Review of applications will begin December 3. We will follow AEA’s suggested timeline and conduct initial interviews online starting January 3, 2022.

EOE, including disability/vets.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Question and Answer
  • Transcripts
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application Instructions:
In addition to the above requirements, for a complete application, a candidate should select and review job opening 13217 on The University of Akron’s online hiring system at and resubmit their cover letter and CV.