Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Job description

Valparaiso University’s Economics Department has a one-semester non-tenure-track opening at the Visiting Assistant Professor rank beginning January 2021.  Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and contribute to the graduate and undergraduate programs.  The teaching requirement is 4 courses, consisting of Principles of Microeconomics, Financial Economics and an additional upper-level undergraduate course.

Candidates should be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.  In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values experience in working across cultural and other significant differences.

Submit application, including cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, names and contact information of three references, teaching statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, to Professor Niru Devaraj at  Preference will be given to applications received by October 8, 2020, and to candidates expecting to complete the Ph.D. by August 2021. 

Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to develop and support a diverse community.  Its entire EOE policy can be found at: .  Employment at Valparaiso University will require a satisfactory criminal background check.




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Posted: 9/4/2020
Application Due: 11/3/2020
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Salary: Competitive