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Temporary Lecturer in Economics 2022/2023 Academic Year

Application Window

Open date: November 16, 2022

Most recent review date: Thursday, Dec 29, 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: Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023 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 Economics Department at UC San Diego is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applications from candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment. The Department invites applications for Lecturer positions.

The Temporary Lecturer will teach courses such as "Economic Development" course (Econ 116), or other courses depending on the needs of the department. This lecturer will be introducing students to the economics of less developed countries, covering their international trade, human resources, urbanization, agriculture, income distribution, political economy, and environment. This lecturer will likely be teaching a few courses per week and will hold office hours for students.

Successful candidates will be expected to:

  • demonstrate excellence in teaching
  • demonstrate strong accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity


Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

Candidates have a PhD in Economics or a related field.

Additional qualifications (Required at Time of Start)
  1. Specializes in Development Economics (at least 1 year)
Preferred qualifications
  1. Experience teaching large classroom sizes (100-300 students) (at least 1 year of experience)
  2. Outstanding Teaching Evaluations (for at least 1 year of teaching)
  3. Prior University level teaching experience (at least 1 year of experience)

Application Requirements

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

  • Teaching Evaluations - Teaching Evaluations from all courses taught or TA'd for etc.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

    The personal statement on diversity should summarize past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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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. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA