Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 1P0000
Title: Lecturer
Functional Title: Lecturer
Category Status: 03-Faculty-Non-Tenured,Term Contr
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 100
Unit: BSOS-Economics
Hiring Range Minimum:
Hiring Range Maximum:
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Economics Department at the University of Maryland, College Park, invites applicants for non-tenure teaching positions beginning August 2018. This is a renewable position with a primary emphasis on teaching. Successful candidates will teach 3 classes per semester (6 per academic year) and perform other duties TBD supporting the undergraduate program. The position is eligible for benefits, and salary will depend on experience. Initial appointment will be for one academic year with renewal subject to review of candidate’s performance and budgetary resources.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications are PhD and 2 years teaching experience. Experience with large classes and active learning techniques preferred.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:

Applicants must submit: a cover letter describing teaching philosophy and experience; a CV; an example of a recent syllabus ( uploaded as supplemental document 1); recent teaching evaluations; and contact information for three references. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by March 1, 2018.

Questions can be sent to Cindy Clement, Director of Undergraduate Studies at clement@econ.umd.edu.

Posting Date: 01/24/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 03/01/2018
Physical Demands


Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching (examples: teaching philosophy, student evaluations)
  4. Supplemental Document 1
  5. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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