Lecturer in Economics, Gary W. Rollins College of Business

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 11, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Finance and Economics in the AACSB accredited Gary W. Rollins College of Business at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) invites applications for a non-tenure track Lecturer in Economics positions to begin August 1, 2021. This one-year appointment is renewable each year given satisfactory performance and budget.

Applicants must minimally have a Master's degree with appropriate coursework in Economics, or preferably, have a Ph.D. in Economics (or closely-related field) or be in the ABD stage of their doctoral studies. Demonstrated ability to provide instruction in a variety of modalities (including online) either through graduate studies, training, or experience, is also required.

Strong candidates will have compelling evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or relevant work experience. The main teaching responsibilities will be in the undergraduate Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics courses, but candidates should be academically qualified to teach other economics courses, if the need arises. The teaching load is four classes per semester. In addition to teaching, the selected candidate is required to actively participate in professional activities sufficient to maintain appropriate qualifications under AACSB standards.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to qualified candidates who apply by March 15, 2021.

Applicants should prepare to submit the following information within UTC's online application system for consideration:

  • a letter of interest
  • CV, including up-to-date personal contact information (e-mail, phone, etc.)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness,
  • list of names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses for three (3) references for confidential letters of recommendation to be requested.

Applications must be submitted electronically through the UTC Faculty Career site.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence built on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. For more than 83 years, the university was a private school. In 1969, UTC became part of the state university system. Today, UTC is on a journey to excellence – boldly embracing a passion for excellence in all things and focused on changing lives and transforming communities. The UTC commitment – each and every day – is to earn the trust and confidence of those we serve. Our goal is to make a difference in our community and in the lives of our students.

Chattanooga is the fourth largest city in the state, located in Southeast Tennessee. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Chattanooga also has the fastest internet in the country. Home to the first Gig Internet in the United States, Chattanooga has a 100% fiber network that links every home and business in a 600-square mile area. Companies like Unum, McKee Foods, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coke United and Amazon.com are located in Chattanooga. Attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, and the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Mountains bring thousands of people to the area, as do events like the Riverbend Festival, Nightfall, Jazzanooga, the Creative Discovery Museum for Children, and the Southern Writers Conference. Chattanooga is the home of the seven-time NCAA Southern Conference Football Champions, The University of Tennessee Chattanooga Mocs. People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as the base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions; the beautiful Smokey Mountains and Tennessee River support the richest variety of flora of any area in the United States. Chattanooga also has a long and rich past with regard to diversity, which includes Native American heritage, Civil War history, and the Civil Rights movement. Chattanooga is also just a two hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, and Birmingham.

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

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