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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 (



About Carthage

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.