University of California, Merced — Associate Teaching Professor in Economics, Business and Management

The University of California, Merced, Department of Economics and Business Management invites applications for an Associate Professor of Teaching (Lecturer with Security of Employment, LSOE) beginning July 1, 2023.

This position is equivalent in level to other Associate Professor positions, but with emphasis placed on excellence in teaching and instruction-related activities. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related field by the start of appointment on July 1, 2023. We are particularly interested in candidates with a proven record of teaching excellence beyond any experience they may have as teaching assistants.

An Associate Professor of Teaching is a member of the academic senate and has an expected workload of six classes per year (three per semester), including Econometrics for the PhD program. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

An initial review of the completed applications will take place on November 9, 2022; applicants are encouraged to complete their applications prior to this date. Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter, CV, a teaching statement, a research statement, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, a diversity statement, list of references.

Applicants for the Associate Teaching Professor level should include a list of three references with their applications; letters of reference are not required at this time. Once the search committee has determined the short list of candidates, the search committee chair will request letters of recommendation at that time.

The contributions to diversity statement should describe your past experience, activities and future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion, in alignment with UC Merced’s mission to reflect the diversity of California and to meet the educational needs and interests of its diverse population. Some faculty candidates may not have substantial past activities. If that is the case, we recommend focusing on future plans in your statement. A more developed and substantial plan is expected for senior candidates. For additional information on what should be included on your Diversity Statement, please visit http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html#Are-there-any-guidelines-for-wr.

Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and UC academic salary scales.

For additional information, please contact Jason Lee (jlee287@ucmerced.edu).

Applicants will be notified when the final candidate has been selected.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invite applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).

UC Merced is a smoke & tobacco free campus (https://smokefree.ucmerced.edu/).

To apply, please visit: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/JPF01433

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