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Lecturer in Economics 2024/25 Academic Year

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $[70k]-$[100k]. ​
The posted UC academic salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2023-24-academic-salary-scales.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position [https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf]​

Application Window

Open date: January 22, 2024

Next review date: Friday, Mar 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 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 one or more Lecturer positions.

The Department is looking for candidates in all fields, with a preference for candidates whose teaching ability spans across primary fields (macroeconomics, applied economics, development economics, international economics, econometrics, and economic theory), especially at the principles and intermediate level. The Lecturer will teach depending on the needs of the department. Duties include instruction of courses on topics related to Economic Studies. This lecturer will likely be teaching a few courses per week and will hold office hours for students. While the initial appointment will be for the 2024/2025 Academic Year, potential for additional employment is possible, subject to review. Compensation is based on experience.

Authorization to work in the United States is a prerequisite of employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

(1) Phd in Economics OR
(2) MA in economics with at least three years of relevant experience.

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.

  • Past 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.

    Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Teaching Statement (Optional)

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03876

Help contact: konuchic@ucsd.edu

About UC San Diego

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 University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA