JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022
University of Tennessee
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
Salary Range: $85,000 - $90,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics at the University of Tennessee seeks to fill a non-tenure-track Lecturer position with appointment to begin August 1, 2022. We seek candidates who are dedicated to a career of exceptional teaching of economics. This position provides a path to promotion to Senior Lecturer and ultimately Distinguished Lecturer, which entail salary increases and extended appointments. Lecturers teach a portfolio of courses typically including multiple large sections (typically 200-300 students) of principles of micro and/or macro and smaller classes in fields of expertise. Responsibilities include service roles and a commitment to fostering the goals of the department, college, and university. Candidates must have a PhD in economics or equivalent at the time of appointment.
The Department of Economics is one of seven departments within the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. The department faculty have expertise in a wide range of fields and place a high value on diversity and collegiality. The department has a vibrant Ph.D. program, and strong ties to the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research and the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, sample syllabus and exam for a course previously taught, and three recommendation letters through the Interfolio system linked below. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Assistant Department Head Ben Compton by email (bcompton@ or phone (865-974-1693).
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
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