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Teaching Assistant Professor of Economics

The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Arkansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 2, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Economics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Teaching Assistant Professor of Economics


The Sam M. Walton College of Business invites applications for a non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics. This teaching professor position has a four-course teaching requirement each semester (12 credit hours per semester), with a potential mix of face-to-face and online courses, as needed. Teaching responsibilities for this position will involve a mix of Economics and Data Analysis and Interpretation courses at the undergraduate level. The expected start date for the position is Fall 2022. This position is a 9-month contract with opportunity to teach courses during the summer for additional salary. The appointment is renewable, and salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Doctorate in Economics (not ABD)
  • Demonstrated record of excellent teaching experience in Economics prior to start of employment
  • Demonstrated excellence and innovative teaching

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience and/or an interest in both face-to-face and online course delivery
  • Preference will be given to Practice Academics as defined by AACSB standards (PhD, committed to the teaching mission, some interest in research).  Commitment to continued scholarly or professional engagement activity is expected.

Additional Information:

Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)

Optional Documents:

Other (see special instructions for details), Proof of Veteran Status

Recruitment Contact Information:

Raja Kali, Department Chair - Economics,

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s career site at or before July 1, 2022, for full consideration. Applications received after this date will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. For full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vitae, including evidence of experience with online or hybrid courses, samples of research, a statement of experiences and knowledge related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (for example, ways that DEI is incorporated into teaching, DEI philosophy, experiences teaching or working with diverse students), and contact information for three references.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. 

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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