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Assistant Teaching Professor of Economics ( Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment)

Position overview

Salary range: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Application Window

Open date: November 23rd, 2021

Most recent review date: Friday, Feb 4, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Jul 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Economics at the University of California, San Diego, invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in Economics (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, LPSOE). The Teaching Professor series parallels the research-focused Professorial series, but with emphasis upon excellence in teaching and other instruction-related activities.

We seek candidates committed to academic excellence and diversity, equity and inclusion within the faculty, staff, and student body. This position is expected to teach university courses in addition to taking a leading role in improving undergraduate instruction. The candidate would be actively engaged in conducting research at the highest level and contribute to the department and university through administrative service.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Economics or a related field prior to the start of the appointment and have accomplishments in the field, as evidenced by high quality research.

  • Candidates must also demonstrate a record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, preferably in Applied Econometrics, Econometrics, and/or Microeconomic Theory.

Preferred qualifications
  • Demonstrated success teaching challenging course material to undergraduates and innovating in the classroom.
  • Demonstrated ability or potential to serve in a leadership role in the educational program of the department of Economics and University as a whole.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Job Market Paper

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
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Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

La Jolla, California