Economics Instructor

$53,161 - $74,269 yearly
  • Lane Community College, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Lane Community College, East 30th Avenue, Eugene, OR, USA
  • Dec 21, 2020
Full time   BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description


Lane Community College, a comprehensive community college in beautiful Eugene, Oregon, is seeking an innovative and participatory Economics Instructor with an enthusiasm for fostering an inclusive learning environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach lower division Micro- and Macro- courses, incorporating a balance of alternative theses, in both online and in-classroom settings. We encourage applications from candidates that identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in Economics. EEO/AA/ADA Institution, Women and Minority Candidates are encouraged to apply.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Education:

Master’s Degree in Economics or Master’s Degree in a closely related field (e.g. Political Economy, Business, Finance) and 30 graduate quarter hours or 20 graduate semester hours in Economics.

Required Experience:


Conditions of Employment:

Successful applicants are required to pass a criminal background check. 

Preferred Education:

Graduate coursework or research reflecting breadth in Economic Thought, for example heterodox schools, behavioral economics, inequality studies, et cetera.

Preferred Experience:

  • Lower division college teaching experience.
  • Experience teaching online and in the classroom.

Bilingual/Multicultural Statement:

Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in World languages is preferred.
A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance the concepts of social justice and culturally competent behaviors is expected.

Application Details

Applicant Instructions:

* Incomplete applications will not be considered. All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, and detailed job duties. * The Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume may not take the place of any section in the application. Lane only accepts online applications.

Required Documents:

  • 1. Online Application – complete in entirety and submitted online, including at least three (3) work-related references. 2. Curriculum Vitae (CV) – Comprehensive of experience, education, and accomplishments. 3. Cover Letter– Clearly detail how you meet the qualifications for the position. Please describe the breadth of your Economics education, experience, and research interests. Please keep your response to 500 words or 3,000 characters including spaces. 4. Transcripts – Unofficial or official transcripts are required at the time of application, see instructions below.

If applicable:

  • 5. DD214 - Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources at Lane Community College., 541-463-3970

Questions? * For assistance with the online application call 541-463-5586 * For position questions contact Amanda;, 541-463-5473 Additional Documents and Letters of reference are not accepted.


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Application Deadline

02/15/2021, 9 pm