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Assistant Professor - Teaching (9 Month Rep)- Economics

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Assistant Professor - Teaching (9 Month Rep)- Economics

Wayne State University is searching for an experienced Assistant Professor - Teaching (9 Month Rep)- Economics at its Detroit campus location.

Wayne State is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit, Michigan where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities which prepare students for success in a global society.

Essential functions (job duties):

Teach required courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Teach on-campus sections of Principles of Microeconomics (ECO 2010) and/or Principles of Macroeconomics (ECO 2020).

Redesign courses to maximize student engagement.

Perform meaningful service on department, college and university committees; participate in departmental activities consistent with that of an Assistant Professor of Teaching.

Other duties as required.


PhD in Economics or related discipline.

Experience as lead instructor of principles of economics.

Primary interest in teaching.


H12 - College of Liberal Arts & Science

Primary department:

H0306 - Economics

Employment type:
  • Temporary Employee
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Job category: Academic/Faculty
Funding/salary information:
  • Compensation type: Annual Salary
  • Salary hire maximum: TBD
Job openings:
  • Number of openings: 1
Background check requirements:

University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the university will inform you if a background check is required.

Equal employment opportunity statement:

Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The university encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


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