Economics: Economics, Business, and Accounting Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)
Open August 5th, 2014 through July 31st, 2017
The Department of Economics within the Social Sciences Division at the University of California, Santa Cruz, invites applications for an ongoing pool of qualified instructors for the Economics Department. Outstanding candidates with the ability to teach in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply. Economics - microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economics, econometrics, applied micro, and applied macro; Business - marketing, finance, business strategy, and entrepreneurship; or Accounting - financial, managerial, cost, accounting information systems, auditing, individual taxation, and advanced accounting. Teaching assignments may be at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Appointments are temporary positions made with end dates and generally made one quarter at a time, based on the curricular needs of the department. Candidates accepted into the pool will be eligible to teach courses during the academic year and Summer Session.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Estimated range of $7,500 - $11,000 per 5-unit course. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from this amount.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: CPA, MA/MS, MBA, or Ph.D. in economics, business, or a field relevant to advertised course topics; business experience demonstrated by at least two years' work in a business field; teaching experience demonstrated by college level teaching, TA experience, research presentations, or professional development training seminars.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in college or university level teaching. A.B.D. or Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in economics or related field preferred for instructing economics courses. Work experience in the relevant sector.
POSITION AVAILABLE: Appointments will be pursued as determined by the department's needs.
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application that addresses how you meet the basic and preferred qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, three to five current confidential letters of recommendation* submitted directly by the referees, 1-2 sets of teaching evaluations from the most recent terms (if available), 1-2 sample course materialssyllabi, handouts, etc. (if available). Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their past or potential contributions to diversity through teaching and/or service. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC's confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
CLOSING DATE: This is an ongoing recruitment with no closing date. Applicants must update their files every three years if they are interested in remaining in the pool.
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