Instructional Assistant Professor - Economics - (FAC001505)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 16, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Economics at the University of Houston invites applications for a promotion eligible, non-tenure track Instructional Assistant Professor position starting in Fall 2021.

Our department is made up of an innovative group of scholars who are dedicated to producing top-flight research while training our students in the latest techniques in economic analysis. Our department offers BA, BS and PhD degrees in Economics, and MA degrees in Applied Economics with about 600 undergraduate majors. We welcome candidates whose experience in research and teaching has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence and diversity. For more information please visit our website .

The primary responsibilities for this Instructional Assistant Professor will be in teaching. The teaching load will be 7 sections per academic year, divided between the Fall and Spring semesters. The courses will be at the intermediate and Master's levels. Experience in and enthusiasm for teaching courses with strong writing, research or quantitative analysis components are preferred.

In addition to the teaching responsibilities, this Instructional Assistant Professor is expected to assist with the department's undergraduate major advising activities. This includes helping students decide on the right degree plan (BA/BS), advising students on appropriate courses, and aiding the Undergraduate Director with organizing the undergraduate degree programs.

Please visit our application website to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), teaching philosophy or statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and provide email addresses for three references. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

Ph.D. in Economics by August 2021 is required.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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