JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

University of Tennessee

Haslam College of Business

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473526
Date Posted: 02/05/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Lecturer
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
Economic Education
Salary Range: $85,000 - $90,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at the University of Tennessee seeks to fill a non-tenure-track Lecturer position with appointment to begin August 1, 2024. We seek candidates who are dedicated to a career of exceptional teaching of economics. This position provides a path to promotion to Senior Lecturer and ultimately Distinguished Lecturer, which entail salary increases and extended appointments. Lecturers teach a portfolio of courses typically including multiple large sections (typically 200-300 students) of principles of micro and/or macro and smaller classes in fields of expertise. Responsibilities include service roles and a commitment to fostering the goals of the department, college, and university. Candidates must have a PhD in economics or equivalent at the time of appointment.

The Department of Economics is one of seven departments within the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. The department faculty have expertise in a wide range of fields and place a high value on diversity and collegiality. The department has a vibrant Ph.D. program, and strong ties to the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research and the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, sample syllabus and exam for a course previously taught, and three recommendation letters through the Interfolio system linked below. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Distinguished Lecturer Ben Compton by email ( or phone (865-974-0468).

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status and parental status.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2024