Instructional Assistant Professor - Economics - (FAC002648)



The Department of Economics at the University of Houston invites applications for 4 promotion-eligible, non-tenure track Instructional Assistant Professor positions starting in the Fall of 2023. 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 700 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 http://www.uh.edu/class/economics/ .

The primary responsibilities for each Instructional Assistant Professor will be in teaching. The teaching load will be 6 sections per academic year, divided between the Fall and Spring semesters. The courses will be at the undergraduate and master’s levels. Experience in and enthusiasm for teaching courses with strong writing, research, or quantitative analysis components are preferred. Candidates interested in teaching time series analysis, labor economics, and financial economics are especially encouraged to apply.

In addition to the teaching responsibilities, each Instructional Assistant Professor is expected to assist with one of the following department's undergraduate activities: career and internship counseling services, Micro Principles online section management, Macro Principles online section management, and aiding the Undergraduate Director with organizing the degree programs. We anticipate that responsibilities may change as the needs of the undergraduate degree programs may evolve.

Please visit our application website http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/uh-careers 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. The review of applications will begin on October 15, 2022 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 2023 is required.

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

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