JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024
Texas Tech University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Lubbock, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A -- General Economics and Teaching
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University invites applications for a full-time, renewable, 9-month Assistant Professor of Practice, position to begin Fall 2024.
At Texas Tech University, the Professor of Practice title is used to recruit individuals with exceptional backgrounds and achievements in academic, business, government, or other professional practice. Primary responsibilities normally will be to teach in an area of expertise, mentor students in professional and career preparation, and liaise with professional contacts and entities on behalf of the department.
In line with TTU’s strategic priorities to engage and empower a diverse student body, enable innovative research and creative activities, and transform lives and communities through outreach and engaged scholarship, applicants should have experience working with diverse student populations at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels within individual or across all areas of teaching, and/or research/creative activity, and/or service.
Specific required qualifications are:
1. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Economics by the start date.
2. Two years minimum teaching experience, both in-person and online courses.
3. Teaching responsibilities will involve a mix of microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, and data analysis techniques.
4. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.
Excellent and innovative teaching, both virtual and in-person teaching modalities, is a key requirement for this position. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to support the department’s goal of expanding its online course offering. Commitment to program building is a part of the candidate’s service record. The typical teaching load is 4 courses per semester. Opportunity to teach during summer for additional compensation is available. For more about the department and about this vacancy, please visit
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a protected veteran.
Please include the following documents in your application: letter of interest; curriculum vitae; transcripts of graduate work; three letters of reference; statement of teaching philosophy; and evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Questions should be directed to Ms. Rose Valenzuela ( , c/o Assistant Professor of Practice Search Committee. If you need assistance with the application process, contact Human Resources at or 806-742-3851.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023. To ensure full consideration, please complete an online application by December 1st at . Requisition # 35092
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