Position Description: Applications are invited a three to five year visiting position in the Economics Department at the University of the Pacific beginning in fall 2020. The position will entail teaching six courses in each academic year. Courses to be covered include introductory classes (micro and macro, as well as a survey class for non-majors) and some upper division courses based on the candidate's areas of interest and the needs of the department. Ideally the candidate would be also be able to teach Health Economics, with a secondary preference for International Trade. In the absence of these fields, candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate education are still encouraged to apply.
Basic Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or be ABD by August, 2020.
JEL Classifications: Q5 Health Economics F1 International Trade
Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.