Senior Lecturer / Lecturer Position in Economics and Finance



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Job description

Washington, DC

With campuses in Washington, DC, Bologna, Italy and Nanjing, China, The Paul H. Nitze School of International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) has been educating global leaders for more than 70 years. As a highly selective graduate institution with a distinguished faculty, SAIS consistently ranks as one of the top schools of international relations in the world. SAIS was founded to provide a practical approach to training students in international affairs and foreign relations, and to provide mid-career educational opportunities for those already working in related fields. To learn more about SAIS, visit

Position: SAIS is recruiting for a Senior Lecturer / Lecturer position in International Economics and Finance.  Candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field and are expected to have demonstrated success in teaching master level classes in some combination of quantitative methods, especially time series econometrics, and finance.  This position involves teaching up to 6 courses per year in quantitative methods and/or finance and involve some administrative support for the Master of International Economics and Finance degree program.  While the position is teaching focused, some background with academic research is preferred.  The appointment is for three years and is renewable subject to satisfactory review.

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How to apply

Applicants are required to submit

  1. C.V.
  2. Cover letter
  3. 2 letters of recommendation
  4. Evidence of successful teaching background (teaching evaluations preferred).

Application materials should be sent to [email protected] and will be accepted through June 1, 2021.  The appointment would begin August 15, 2021.  Questions about the position can be sent to the Office of Faculty Affairs at [email protected].

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