Lecturer (Multiple Positions)
Posting Number: req17598
Location: Main Campus
Address: 1130 E Helen Street, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA
The Department of Economics at the Eller College of Management seeks two full-time lecturers of economics with a reputation for teaching excellence. The Department seeks an individual for a non-tenure track position who is able to work with diverse students and colleagues, and who has experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. The faculty members will also contribute through some departmental, college, and university service.
The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, an innovative curriculum, and distinguished faculty. The College is among an elite group of AACSB-accredited business schools conducting research at the highest level. Research is at the heart of the College's mission; our faculty pursue research passions in the business disciplines ranging from big data to experimental economics, from business ethics to taxation. Eller College's heritage of excellence in technology, analytics, and innovations make the Eller College uniquely positioned to predict changes in the global marketplace and deliver a hands-on education across its undergraduate, MBA, professional master's, and doctoral programs.
Eller students come from all walks of life. The Eller College of Management strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming. We believe diversity enriches us all, expands our understanding, and allows us to create better solutions.
This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
- Teach three economics courses, or the equivalent, per
semester, in online and/or in-person formats.
- Prepare class syllabi and notes.
- Grade assignments and conduct and grade exams.
- Hold regular office hours.
- Supervise and mentor Teaching Assistants.
- Participate in the activities of the department, including department service.
- Additional duties may be assigned.
- Master's degree or Ph.D. in Economics or a related field.
- Demonstrated experience in teaching, evidenced by course
evaluations, teaching awards, or other means.
- Experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.
- Experience teaching from an online platform.
- Experience in teaching undergraduates in large-enrollment lecture courses, especially Principles, successfully.
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40
Job FTE: 1.0
Work Calendar: Academic
Job Category: Faculty
Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay: DOE
Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 2
Contact Information for Candidates
Sarah Trotta, Administrative Manager
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents
Special Instructions to Applicant
In addition to the application, CV, and cover letter, please provide a teaching statement and a set of recent teaching evaluations in the two additional document slots.
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.