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Nov 29 2021

Faculty Senior Instructional Professor (Open Rank), Department of Economics

The University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois, United States

Position Description

The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics at the University of Chicago invites applications for a Senior Instructional Professor (at rank Assistant, Associate, or Full) position with expertise in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and its applied fields to begin on or after July 1, 2022. The Senior Instructional Professor will teach four courses in the undergraduate curriculum. In addition, the Senior Instructional Professor will work with faculty to develop content for classes that can be taught virtually to a broader audience and lead curricular and co-curricular development in partnership with different entities outside the university.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics and a record of teaching courses in applied economics, particularly pertaining to basic probability, statistics, and econometrics with an emphasis on practical applications of the tools taught in these courses. Successful applicants will have a record of teaching excellence in statistical methods and applied economics.

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 is required. Applicants must be able to engage broad audiences effectively on social media. Prior experience in program/curriculum design and management is strongly preferred. Preference will be given to applicants who have a demonstrated record of disseminating economic ideas clearly to the general public in writing and through presentations.

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio academic job board at: apply.interfolio.com/99388. Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae, teaching statement, student evaluations, two published or unpublished research papers, and three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on December 29, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled or the search has ended.

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.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Faculty.

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