Apply online at: https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/listing.php?JOE_ID=2022-01_111469121
The Department of Economics at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a full-time faculty position on the Stamford campus, convenient to New York City, to teach undergraduate economics courses beginning August 23, 2022. The position will be for non-tenure-track “In-Residence” faculty, which may lead to long-term, multi-year contracts. The teaching load will be 7 courses per year or the equivalent, including upper-division theory and field courses, and principles.
The successful candidates will share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate level and to the mentoring of students in their professional development. Candidates will also share a commitment to the development and innovative improvement of economics courses. In addition, individuals will be expected to contribute to the scholarship of teaching and outreach activities. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their activities the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.
UConn Stamford is an urban campus at the center of one of Fairfield County’s robust business communities, just 45 minutes from New York, which gives students ample opportunities for internships and careers. The campus serves 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, including many first-generation college students. It offers 14 undergraduate majors, including business administration, digital media and design, computer science, and history.
Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.
- Ph.D. in Economics or related field;
- Demonstrated excellence and experience in teaching;
- A deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic programs;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Active scholarly research agenda;
- Complement scholarly activities in the Department;
- Demonstrated interest in undergraduate instruction;
- Experience teaching a variety of upper-division field courses.
This is a nine-month, non-tenure track position that may lead to long-term multi-year contracts. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2022. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Stamford campus. Faculty may be asked to teach at the UConn Storrs campus as part of their ordinary workload. Salary will be competitive with the national market.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment at the University of Connecticut is contingent upon the successful candidate’s compliance with the University’s Mandatory Workforce COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. This Policy states that all workforce members are required to have or obtain a Covid-19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment at UConn, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
Please apply online to https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/listing.php?JOE_ID=2022-01_111469121 and submit the following application materials:
- A cover letter,
- Curriculum vitae,
- Statement of Research Interests,
- Teaching Statement,
- Statement on diversity and inclusive learning,
- Sample syllabi,
- Teaching evaluations,
- Three reference letters (at least one is to be a teaching reference).
Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information regarding the Department of Economics see: http://econ.uconn.edu/
At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.
This position will be filled subject the budgetary approval.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.