Part-time Faculty - Economics Fall 2021
Economics - PECON
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
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.
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
Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the
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).
Cover Letter, CV/Resume, References