Instructional Professor (Open Rank)

Position Description

The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics at the University of Chicago invites applications for an Instructional Professor (at rank Assistant, Associate or Full) position with expertise in microeconomics, and its applied fields. This is a full-time, career-track teaching position to begin on or after July 1, 2023. The Instructional Professor will teach five courses in the undergraduate and master’s curriculum. In addition to teaching, the candidate will advise and mentor undergraduate students, organize student activities, advise and mentor MA students, contribute to recruitment and admissions of MA students and oversee and plan the curriculum under the direction of the Director of Undergraduate Studies and the Director of MA programs. The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Service Employees Union (SEIU) and the University.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics and a record of teaching courses in applied economics, particularly pertaining to microeconomics with an emphasis on practical applications of the tools taught in these courses. Consideration for the hiring level will be granted conditional on professional qualifications. The successful applicant will have outstanding in-person, written, and virtual communication skills and the ability to teach audiences with diverse backgrounds and with varying levels of knowledge about economics.

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio academic job board at: apply.interfolio.com/116742. Applicants are required to submit a (1) curriculum vitae, (2) teaching statement, (3) student evaluations, (4) two published or unpublished research papers, and (5) three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled or the search has ended.

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