Assistant Instructional Professor

Position Description

The University of Chicago invites applications for the position of Assistant Instructional Professor in the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics. This is a two-year, full-time, renewable teaching position beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year. Under the supervision of the Co-Directors of Undergraduate Studies, the candidate will oversee and plan the undergraduate core curriculum, teach five courses, advise and mentor undergraduate and master’s students, organize student activities, and contribute to recruitment and admissions of master’s students.

The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the University.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics and teaching experience in intermediate level economics courses. Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated experience teaching in the areas of microeconomics. 

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio academic job board at: apply.interfolio.com/85190 . Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae, teaching statement, student evaluations, one published or unpublished paper and three letters of recommendation. 

Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled or the search has ended. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.