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Carthage College’s Department of Economics is seeking adjunct faculty members for upcoming semesters (Fall 2023 and Spring 2024).

This posting is continuously open and qualified applicants will be part of a pool of candidates for review on a rolling basis as teaching needs are identified. The position remains open until filled. Candidates may be contacted in the future about future opportunities.

The typical teaching load in one semester consists of one or more sections of Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, and/or Principles of Economics (both microeconomics and macroeconomics).

Carthage College looks to build on its mission of “Seeking Truth, Building Strength, Inspiring Service - Together” by attracting faculty who appreciate working at a small, liberal arts institution. We pride ourselves in our efforts to attract diverse faculty with consistent efforts towards improving diversity, equity and inclusion.



  • Master’s degree in economics (Ph.D. or A.B.D. preferred)
  • Experience in teaching college-level economics

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file including

  1. cover letter
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. evidence of teaching effectiveness
  4. contact information for two references including name, telephone and email address.

Additional questions about this position can be directed to Dr. Erik Johnson, Department Chair (




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