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Recruitment Period

Open date: August 3rd, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Sep 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Feb 5, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.




The Department of Economics, University of California, Riverside, is seeking to fill several one-quarter temporary
teaching positions (Lecturer) for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Teaching will be online in Fall 2020, and may be online in Winter and Spring 2021 as well.

Instruction for Fall 2020 is September 28, 2020 - December 18, 2020
Instruction for Winter 2021 is January 4, 2021 - March 19, 2021
Instruction for Spring 2021 is March 24, 2021 - June 11, 2021

Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or Ph.D. and possess a strong commitment to teaching.

The salary is $6,263.93 per course for a Lecturer position. The filling of the positions is subject to budgetary approval and enrollment in the course.

Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:

Economics 101, Statistics for Economics
Economics 103, Intermediate Macroeconomics
Economics 105A & 105B, Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Economics 107, Introductory Econometrics
Economics 119, Law and Economics
Economics 123, American Economic History
Economics 129, Health Economics
Economics 130, Introduction to Money, Banking and Credit
Economics 132, Public Finance
Economics 135, The Stock Market
Economics 136, Empirical Financial Economics
Economics 143A, Environmental Economics
Economics 146, Urban Economics
Economics 148, Land and Resource Economics
Economics 151, Economics of Education
Economics 153, Labor Economics
Economics 155, Women’s Labor in the Economy
Economics 171, International Finance
Economics 178, International Trade
Economics 181, Economic Development: Theory and Policy
Economics 183, Population and Development
Economics 185, Economic Development in Latin America

Interested candidates should submit electronic applications to Complete applications must include a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations, a statement of past and/or planned future contributions to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence, and three to five letters of recommendation. Optional statements of Research or Teaching may also be considered. Applications and supporting material received by the initial review dates will receive full consideration.

Applications received by September 1, 2020 will receive full consideration.

Additional review dates may be added as needed until the positions are filled.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, California

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required