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Part-time Faculty - Economics Fall 2021

University of Southern Maine
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
May 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
Employment Type
Part Time
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Job Details

Position Title:
Part-time Faculty - Economics Fall 2021


City, State:
Portland, ME

Economics - PECON

Bargaining Unit:

Statement of Job:

The Department of Economics and Sociology at the University of Southern Maine invites applications for Part-Time Faculty positions in Economics. The successful candidate will be required to teach Introductory Macroeconomics (ECO 101) and/or Introductory Microeconomics (ECO 102). The courses will run from August 30, 2021 until December 10, 2021.

Part time faculty members are paid on a credit hour basis based on prior college teaching experience. In addition, USM employees have access to the library, Cigna Employee Assistance Plan, and fitness center(s) with their USM Card. USM also offers Part time faculty the opportunity for development frequently through our Center for Collaboration and Development (CCD), the chance to get an online teaching certification and training through CTEL, in addition to other developmental opportunities open to all staff throughout the year.

The Economics Program has a proud tradition of faculty trained in heterodox as well as neoclassical economics, with research and teaching interests in macroeconomic theories, global and regional development, economic history, and applied microeconomics including labor, gender, happiness, food, environmental and natural resources, and social justice. Our faculty are deeply committed to the values of inclusiveness, diversity, and environmental sustainability at local, state, national, and global scales.


Applicants must have at least a Master's degree (PhD preferred) in Economics, and prior successful experience teaching economics at the college level in both face-to-face and on-line environments. Documented experience with non-traditional students a plus.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

All required materials must be submitted by June 27, 2021. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The USM community is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, CV/Resume, References
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