Job no: 496436
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Full Time, Economics
Assistant Professor – Continuing Track (non-tenure)
Department of Economics
Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
University of Delaware
The Department of Economics in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware invites applications for two continuing-track (non-tenure track), full-time faculty positions. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory micro and macroeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, and upper-division elective courses. Candidates must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and to scholarly research. There is no promotion requirement with this position though there are opportunities for promotion in rank. The standard teaching load is six courses per year, and continuing-track faculty are expected to remain scholarly active. Applicants must expect to complete a PhD in Economics or related field by the end of August of 2021. These are full-time faculty positions with renewable two-year contracts (contract length increases after year six).
Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware (www.udel.edu) combines tradition and innovation. Located on an attractive campus in Newark, Delaware, roughly an hour from Philadelphia and Baltimore, and just over two hours from New York and Washington, D.C., the University is a state-assisted institution with a strong private endowment and selective admission. It is one of the oldest land-grant institutions in the nation and an R1 research university with very high research activity. The Department of Economics has 29 full-time faculty members, and offers Ph.D., MS, BA, and BS degrees. For more information, see https://lerner.udel.edu/departments/economics/. In 2019, Forbes ranked the University of Delaware a top place to work, and this position offers collegiality and work-life balance to highly-qualified applicants.
Please upload a cover letter, your curriculum vitae, three references, teaching evaluations (if available), a teaching statement, and a sample of your research. Applicants also should submit application materials through the American Economic Association Job Openings for Economists website at https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/listing.php?JOE_ID=2021-01_111466755
The position is open until filled, and review of applications will begin on April 15.
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Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude a candidate from employment. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
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