Visiting Term Faculty - Economics

Virginia Commonwealth University

Job Description

At VCU, we exceed through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. As a premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive.

Since its founding in 1937, the VCU School of Business has built strong ties with the Richmond community and beyond. Offering 13 bachelor’s and 19 master’s degrees, as well as three Ph.D. concentrations and seven certificate programs, we welcome nearly 4,000 students each year.

Forbes ranks Virginia first as the Best Place to Do Business. Richmond, as the capital of Virginia, is located in the heart of the east coast economic corridor with more than half of the U.S. population within a 750-mile radius. It is home to Fortune 1000 companies and small start-ups.

The Department of Economics seeks to fill one visiting position. We are looking for an applied economist.

Position Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will be dedicated to quality teaching, with a particular focus on econometrics, and have an interest in participating in an active research environment.

Required Qualifications:

The candidate must have an earned doctorate in Economics by August 2023, be eligible for employment in the United States and indicate their citizenship or visa status.
The candidate must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants with a focus in health or labor are of particular interest.
Good communication skills, a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and a capacity to work collaboratively with colleagues are desired.

Application Process:

Interested candidates upload a letter of interest, CV or resume, a statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (describing how you incorporate DEI into your teaching, research, and/or service) and contact information for three references (as part of the other documents) to Talent.


Position Type:
 Teaching & Research Faculty
Full time equivalent: 100
Tenure: Ineligible
Rank: Instructor
Months: 9
Department: Economics



Contact Information:

Contact Name: Leslie Stratton
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