Instructor, Clinical Instructor, Economics, Part-time Renewable - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

Responsible for teaching both undergraduate and graduate economics. Will teach 9 credit hours per semester. Service as befitting an individual at the level of instructor.

The Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies at The University of Alabama invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of instructor for the academic year beginning August 16, 2015. Responsibilities include teaching at least three large sections of undergraduate economics principles courses per semester during the academic year.

This is a non-tenure earning position renewable for three-year periods at the discretion of the University with no expectation of continued employment beyond any three-year contract period. Salary is competitive.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in economics and four or more years of documented experience teaching multiple, mass lecture sections (i.e., 200-plus students per section) of introductory microeconomic and macroeconomic principles at the undergraduate level.

Only online applications are accepted. Candidates must apply online at and attach a curriculum vita and documentation of teaching effectiveness. Items not attached at time of application will disqualify application. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed directly to Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open through May 22, 2015. The candidate selected for the position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Any required documents not attached will disqualify your application. You must attach your resume or CV to the appropriate required applicant document link. Teaching documentation must be attached to the “Teaching Philosophy” link under Required Applicant Documents. If submitting further documentation, please attach to the “Other Document 1” or “Research/Scholarships/Creative Activities Statement” links under Optional Applicant Documents. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed to

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Economics
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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