JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

University of Michigan

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College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Lecturer I

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111468923
Date Posted: 02/17/2022
Date Inactive: 05/13/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Lecturer I
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
G -- Financial Economics
A -- General Economics and Teaching
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
Financial Economics
Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan seeks applicants with a Master’s or Ph.D. in Economics or a related field for full-time or part-time Lecturer I positions to begin August 29, 2022, pending authorization. These are non-tenure track positions.

Appointing Academic Unit: Economics
Anticipated Bargaining Unit Title: LEO Lecturer I
Anticipated Term of Appointment: Fall Term only, Winter Term only, or both Fall and Winter Terms
Anticipated Per-Term Appointment Effort: 33% (one course), 67% (two courses) or 100% (3 courses)

Pending budgetary approval, the Department of Economics is seeking lecturers in Economics for one appointment or two consecutive appointments in the Fall 2022 and/or Winter 2023 semesters (August 29, 2022 - December 31, 2022 and/or January 1, 2023 - April 30, 2023). The department has particular teaching needs in econometrics, statistics, and financial economics, among a variety of other economic subfields.

Duties of these Lecturer I positions are expected to include teaching, developing course materials, evaluating and grading students, and holding regularly scheduled office hours. A typical full-time (100% effort) load for a Lecturer I in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts is three courses per semester. Full-time and part-time positions are available.

A Lecturer I would be responsible for teaching economics courses, and could be assigned a variety of courses at multiple levels each term, depending upon their appointed effort.

Expected Appointments:
Fall 2022: 3 courses with a 33%-100% FTE appointment
Winter 2023: 3 courses with a 33%-100% FTE appointment

Must have earned Master’s or Ph.D. in Economics or related field prior to commencement of appointment on either August 29, 2022 (preferred) or January 1, 2023. Strong preference for Ph.D. in economics. Preference for degree specialization or experience teaching in econometrics and/or significant experience as the primary instructor for large (300+) enrollment undergraduate courses.

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of ten calendar days.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, no later than one week before their first day of employment. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Reference Instructions:
Applicants must have three letters of reference reflecting specifically on the candidate’s teaching accomplishments to the Department’s Lecturer I posting on EconJobMarket at by March 25, 2022. Reference letters should be received within 5 business days of the submitted application.
Application Instructions:
Submit curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, three letters of reference reflecting on the candidate’s teaching accomplishments, and a diversity statement to the department’s “Lecturer I” posting on EconJobMarket at Your diversity statement (1-3 pages) should include a discussion of any demonstrated and/or planned activities regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion ( through your teaching/mentoring and/or your service/engagement. Review of applications will commence immediately. We expect to begin making offers no sooner than February 23, 2022. Offers will continue to be made until open teaching needs are met or August 29, 2022, whichever is earlier.