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Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor

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Boulder, Colorado





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Job Summary

​​The Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position. The top candidate will be a teaching specialist and have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence in economics courses and a passion for undergraduate teaching. Exceptional candidates with more than 7 years of experience may be considered for an Associate Teaching Professor position. The expected teaching load is six semester courses per year. The position will start in Fall 2024. 
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The College of Arts and Sciences at CU Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems.

The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education in the natural sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

​​The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate economic courses and provide professional service to the department and university. 

What We Can Offer

  • ​​Assistant Teaching Professor: $70,000-$75,000 
  • ​Associate Teaching Professor: $75,000-$77,000 
  • ​The final candidate may be eligible for moving expenses subject to university policy. ​ 


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

​​​The position requires a Ph.D. in economics or Ph.D. in a closely related discipline. While ordinarily, you should have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by August 2024, it is possible for you to have finished all but the dissertation to begin work as an instructor while completing the degree.   

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. PDF Sample of Work
  4. List of References (Used for Phone Reference Checks)
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Diversity and Inclusion Statement
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation, as the search progresses.

For full consideration, please apply by, May 29, 2024.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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