Department Accepting Applications for Assistant Teaching Professor

The Department is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor

February 8, 2023

The Department is creating a pool of candidates for the potential to teach. To apply online or review the application requirements (JPF02415), please see the listing on the UC Santa Barbara's Recruit Website


  • Position title: Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Salary range: The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment.
  • Percent time: 100
  • Anticipated start: 7/1/2023

Application Window

  • Open date: February 8, 2023
  • Next review date: Friday, Mar 10, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
  • Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
  • Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 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.

Position Description

The Department of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. The appointment is at the security-of-employment-track assistant teaching professor level. The Department is looking for individuals with experience in, or strong potential for, teaching Economics at the introductory undergraduate level, as well as for contributing to the curriculum and pedagogy of the Department.

Responsibilities of teaching-track faculty include teaching and teaching-related tasks for lower- and upper-division undergraduate courses; mentorship of undergraduate students, including supervision of capstone projects; professional and/or scholarly achievement and creative activity, particularly relating to instruction and pedagogy; and participation in university service. Faculty in this title are members of the Academic Senate, with benefits and privileges that parallel the professor track. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Apply by the initial review date (IRD) to ensure full consideration by the committee. Applications will continue to be accepted until the final date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.



Basic qualifications (required at time of application): At the time of application, applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD in Economics, or a closely related field, except the dissertation. Candidates must also have a demonstrated record of teaching, as evidenced by teaching at least one undergrad section and/or one undergrad course.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start): It is expected that the degree requirement will be fulfilled by the anticipated start date.

Preferred qualifications: A proven record of teaching excellence, successful course design, undergraduate advising, pedagogical innovation, and team management.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position
  • Statement of Teaching - Statement addressing teaching experience, teaching philosophy, pedagogical approaches, especially with regards to addressing the needs and success of UCSB undergraduate students; including clearly described objectives as an instructor, plans to meet those objectives, and proposals for measuring success.
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing your understanding of the barriers facing traditionally underrepresented groups and your past and/or future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and professional or public service.
  • You are urged to review guidelines on statements at before preparing your application.
  • Course Syllabi - Course Syllabi for taught undergraduate courses.
  • Course Evaluations
  • Course Syllabi - Course Syllabi for planned undergraduate courses.
  • (Optional)
  • Publication - Published or in-progress journal article or dissertation/book chapter.
  • (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3-4 letters of reference required

Applicants should add contact information (name and email address) for at least 3 references. Letters of reference must be requested through the system.

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Campus Information

The University of California 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, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job Location

Santa Barbara, CA