JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023
University of Utah
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics invites applications for two career line-Lecturer positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank. The initial contract will be for the academic year 2023-2024, although it is expected to renew with subsequent appointments of longer duration, dependent upon performance, departmental needs, and budgetary approvals. In partnership with Salt Lake Community College (SLCC), the University of Utah is expanding course offerings at an instructional site in Herriman, Utah, located approximately 30 miles from main campus in Salt Lake City.
The successful candidates will have a teaching load of three undergraduate courses per semester (six courses per year). Preferred courses include Intermediate Microeconomics and Intermediate Macroeconomics as well as certain electives such as Money & Banking, Labor Economics or International Economics, but could partially depend on the successful candidate’s expertise. The majority of classes will be scheduled in Herriman, though teaching responsibilities can include online and main campus classes. Strong preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, and demonstrate a commitment to students with varied backgrounds. Responsibilities include effective coordination with department leadership, central administration, advising staff, Herriman faculty, and SLCC to best serve the Herriman student population. The successful candidate reports to and is evaluated by the Department of Economics at the University of Utah.
The Department of Economics has faculty members using diverse methodological approaches, and invites applicants with interests in any field. The successful candidates will embrace diversity and pluralism in the department and be committed to excellent teaching and advising at the undergraduate level.
The appointment will begin on July 1, 2023, subject to final budgetary approval. A completed Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment. More information about the Department can be found at . Review of applications will begin immediately, with initial online interviews expected by April 3, 2023. The position remains open until filled. To be considered, please submit a letter describing your interest and the relevance of your teaching and administrative experience for this position, your curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations (if available) at by March 15, 2023.
The University of Utah recognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. The Department of Economics is deeply committed to equity and social justice and strives to remove barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups. We therefore actively seek to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity. The Department has a history of mentoring lecturers, and providing a supportive environment for attaining academic and professional goals and milestones.
CONTACT: Mickey Escamilla, Administrative Officer at Department of Economics, University of Utah, 260 South Central Campus Drive Room 4100, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9300 or
The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with adequate notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see: .
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