Visiting Assistant Professor - Economics

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Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor - Economics
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35338
Job Description University of Missouri-Columbia College of Arts and Science

Department of Economics

Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics invites applications for an unranked visiting assistant professor position. The appointment is renewable. Primary emphasis will be on teaching both traditional and online courses. The successful candidate will teach principles and other courses depending on the candidate's areas of specialty and departmental needs. Salary and benefits are competitive. Columbia, Missouri is ranked among the top college towns in the U.S. for quality of life.

Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have a master's degree or ABD in economics.

Candidates will be evaluated on:

A Ph.D. in economics by August, 2021. Candidates with experience as instructors or demonstrating an ability for high quality instruction are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials

Please apply online at Job Openings for Economists A completed application will include a cover letter, CV, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, a one-page statement on intellectual freedom, diversity and inclusion that demonstrates a professional commitment to these ideals, and three letters of recommendation. The position will remain open until filled; applications will be reviewed beginning January 15 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Contact Human Resource Services ([email protected]) for any questions about the application process.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 4/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time