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2024-25 Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer – Economics


Position Title:

2024-25 Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer – Economics


Position Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)


Salary Range:


Starting at $9,880 per 3 unit course equivalent.




The Economics Department at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university in the Silicon Valley seeks candidates to teach various undergraduate Economics Courses for the 2024-25 Academic Year.


The appointment may range from 56% to 100% FTE, depending on the applicant’s specific skills/expertise and departmental needs. The full-time teaching load is 9 course equivalents per academic year.


Responsibilities: Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with these courses, including


a. Design course syllabi in collaboration with the Course Coordinator.


b. Preparing for and conducting all assigned class meetings.


c. Assigning and evaluating written work, projects, and exams that align with course learning objectives.


d. Holding weekly office hours on campus.


e. Assigning and submitting student grades to the Registrar’s office by the designated deadline.


f. Attending department and school meetings as requested.


f. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean or the Chair of the Department.


Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics and must have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university level.


Preferred Qualifications: Undergraduate teaching experience.


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Work Authorization:


Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.


EEO Statement


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