The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics at the University
of Chicago invites applications for a Senior Instructional
Professor (at rank Assistant, Associate, or Full) position with
expertise in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and its applied fields
to begin on or after July 1, 2022. The Senior Instructional
Professor will teach four courses in the undergraduate curriculum.
In addition, the Senior Instructional Professor will work with
faculty to develop content for classes that can be taught virtually
to a broader audience and lead curricular and co-curricular
development in partnership with different entities outside the
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics and a record of
teaching courses in applied economics, particularly pertaining to
basic probability, statistics, and econometrics with an emphasis on
practical applications of the tools taught in these courses.
Successful applicants will have a record of teaching excellence in
statistical methods and applied economics.
Outstanding in-person, written, and virtual communication skills
and the ability to teach audiences with diverse backgrounds and
with varying levels of knowledge about economics is required.
Applicants must be able to engage broad audiences effectively on
social media. Prior experience in program/curriculum design and
management is strongly preferred. Preference will be given to
applicants who have a demonstrated record of disseminating economic
ideas clearly to the general public in writing and through
Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s
Interfolio academic job board at: apply.interfolio.com/99388. Applicants are required to
submit a curriculum vitae, teaching statement, student evaluations,
two published or unpublished research papers, and three letters of
Review of applications will begin on December 29, 2021 and will
continue until the position is filled or the search has ended.
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