Lecturer - Economics

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Lecturer - Economics

About Eastern Washington University:
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to our primary campus in Cheney, we also offer programs in Spokane’s innovative University-District, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.


Job Summary:
The Economics Department in the College of Social Sciences at Eastern Washington University is seeking applications for a Lecturer position in the Department of Economics. The start date for this position is September 16, 2021.

The department offers flexible degree options in Economics BA, BS, Minor, and an Economics General Ed Minor, that can be tailored to a variety of career choices. We seek a colleague with a strong commitment to students, collegiality, and quality teaching. The faculty member hired for this position will be welcomed into a department dedicated to cultural diversity, community engagement, and social justice.

The successful candidate will have teaching responsibilities in introductory Economics courses at the undergraduate level. All faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of learning outcomes.

Screening will begin March 1, 2021. This position has a nine-month academic year appointments with potential for summer teaching assignments. The contract is renewable annually dependent on performance, need, and funding.


Required Qualifications:

  • Masters in Economics or related field
  • At least three years of experience teaching undergraduate level Economics courses at a higher education institution
  • At least two years of experience teaching as an “instructor of record”
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to teach in an online format using synchronous and asynchronous components
  • Commitment to quality teaching and student development
  • Experience in developing courses to promote College in the High School Program
  • Actively involved in the community


Other Skills and Abilities:
  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail


Job Duties:
% of Time: 100
Responsibility / Duty:
Teach 45 Credits
All faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of learning outcomes.

Essential Function Indicator: Yes



Conditions of Employment:
The required start date for this position is 09/16/2021. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/16/2021.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

Note: Interviews will be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled). While we anticipate being open for in-person instruction for academic year 2021-22, should Washington State or university pandemic restrictions disallow for in-person instruction, then courses will be taught via online platforms, including Zoom and other technologies. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competence using these technologies.

Salary Information: The expected salary for this position is $66,926.


Posting Date: 02/12/2021
Open Until Further Notice: Yes
Closing Date:
Screening to Begin: 03/04/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.

To apply, visit https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/6439

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.






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Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 4/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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