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Assistant Teaching Professor - Economics

Position Information

WORKING TITLE: Assistant Teaching Professor - Economics
UW SYSTEM OFFICIAL TITLE: Teaching Assistant Professor
POSTING DATE: June 4, 2024
START DATE: August 26, 2024

Essential Job Functions

The Accounting and Finance Department in the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay seeks applicants for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Economics. The Cofrin School of Business values university-level teaching experience, the ability to teach a variety of classes related to the candidate's academic field and preparation, engagement in institutional, community, and professional service, and experience working in the world of business.

The successful applicant will contribute to an academic unit which is growing in enrollment with programs in accounting, finance, and economics. Over the past year the business school's Charles Schwab Foundation Center for Financial Wellness and the Willie D. Davis Finance and Investment Lab have been established and endowed within the Accounting and Finance Department. The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business enrolls a large portion of our growing university's students. The college and departmental connections to the region and its business community are extensive.

This position will be responsible for enhancing UW-Green Bay's mission-driven inclusive teaching and educational environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates those with diverse identities, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds.

What You'll Do

  • Teach a normal load of undergraduate courses in economics. 
  • Courses will be taught both face-to-face and online (in asynchronous and synchronous formats). 
  • Perform intellectual activities, service, and professional engagement consistent with the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business expectations for a Teaching Professor.
  • Mentor students to increase professional development, career advancement, and engagement in experiential learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom. 
  • Produce intellectual contributions consistent with position and rank.
  • Perform institutional and community service. 
  • Contribute to ongoing program development within the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business.
  • Participate fully in the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business AACSB accreditation efforts.



  • Master's degree in Economics, or related discipline, at time of application
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • Evidence of engagement in institutional, community, or professional service endeavors


  • Teaching experience at the university level or in professional courses
  • Three years or more of relevant professional business experience

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.

Conditions of Appointment

The home campus of this position is Green Bay and the successful candidate may be required to teach an occasional course at the Sheboygan or Manitowoc Campus. Candidates who apply for this position may also be considered for temporary employment. 

Position is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track, Instructional Academic Staff appointment. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates will be asked to provide names, email contact information, and/or phone numbers for three (3) references, with at least one being from a manager or supervisor, during the interview process. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

Compensation and Benefits


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).


The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.

In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%. This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27 days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and employment type.

For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below.


STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Search Jobs" screen:

  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Assistant Teaching Professor - Economics"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work 
  • Course evaluations (if available) 

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Kelly Anklam
Phone: (920) 465-2006

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, July 7, 2024.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.