Assistant Professor of Economics - Continuing Track (non-tenure)

The University of Delaware
Delaware, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Economics – Continuing Track (non-tenure)

Department of Economics

Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

The University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware


The Department of Economics in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware invites applications for a continuing-track (non-tenure track), full-time faculty position. Primary responsibilities include teaching large sections of introductory macroeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, and money and banking. Candidates must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. The standard teaching load is six courses per year, and continuing-track faculty are expected to remain active in scholarly research. Applicants must expect to complete a Ph.D. in Economics or a related field by August 16, 2022.


Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recent research paper, recent teaching evaluations (if available), and contact information for three references familiar with the candidate’s academic work. Applicants also should submit these application materials, through our Continuing Track Assistant Professor position advertised on the American Economic Associate Job Openings for Economists website

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021, and we will conduct preliminary interviews via Zoom during the first week of January 2022 in conjunction with the American Economic Association annual job market. Questions may be directed to Jorge Soares, Search Committee Chair, via e-mail at All application materials will be shared with departmental faculty. This position is open until filled.

Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware ( combines tradition and innovation. Located on an attractive campus in Newark, Delaware, roughly an hour from Philadelphia and Baltimore, and just over two hours from New York and Washington, D.C., the University is a state-assisted institution with a strong private endowment and selective admission. It is one of the oldest land-grant institutions in the nation and an R1 research university with very high research activity. The Department of Economics has 30 full-time faculty members, and offers Ph.D., MS, BA, and BS degrees. For more information, see Forbes has ranked the University of Delaware a top place to work, and this position offers collegiality and work-life balance to highly qualified applicants.

The Lerner College has five departments, 42 academic programs, more than 4,000 students, 150 faculty members, and state-of-the art facilities. In addition to programs offered by the Economics Department, the Lerner College supports full-time, part-time, on-site corporate and online MBA programs in addition to MS programs in functional business areas and non-degree executive education programs. All degree programs are fully accredited by the AACSB. For more information on the Lerner College, see


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The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages applications from minority group members and women. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the start of their employment at the University of Delaware.





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