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Company: Bellevue College
Location: Bellevue, WA
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education



The Economics Department at Bellevue College is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Economics Part-time Faculty position. Bellevue College maintains a pool of qualified applicants interested in temporary teaching positions on a part-time basis. Positions may become available at any time and are typically filled on a quarterly basis.

Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.


The Economics Department provides courses to enhance the understanding of the history and operation of modern economies and to prepare students to think more critically about important economic problems. The department offers classes in the two main discipline areas of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, three elective courses, and two upper division classes, Health Economics and Econometrics. The department is committed to a pluralistic approach to reflect the diversity of opinion in economics and diversity of our student populations. We expect our content to speak to the lived experience of our students, and we want the department to connect economics to social issues that will engage students in social and civil activity.

The Economics Department at Bellevue College invites applications for an ongoing pool of qualified temporary instructors interested in teaching part-time Principles of Economics (Econ 100), Microeconomics (201), Macroeconomics (202), Health Economics (315), or Econometrics (400) should an opening arise. Applications will be reviewed periodically according to department needs and enrollment demands. Note that these are temporary faculty positions, typically assigned as needed on a quarterly basis, with no expectation of continued employment beyond the current appointment. Positions may become available at any time. The screening of candidates will be conducted periodically by a screening committee and qualified candidates may be invited to interview for a position, should an opening arise. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the applicant of an interview. Screening of applicants is ongoing and occurs as needed, should an opening arise.

Compensation for a new part-time faculty teaching one 5-credit Economics class for one quarter is $4,556.28.


The Economics department offers 2 hour long classes Monday –Thursday at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. during Summer quarter. During Fall, Winter, and Spring, the department offers Daily and 3 times a week courses (total 250 minutes) (M/W/F or T/TH/F). To see a representative schedule visit

Applicants must indicate their teaching availabilities in their cover letter.

Adjunct Faculty teach at Bellevue College's main campus and may teach online, as dictated by enrollment demand and department needs. In addition, faculty hold office hours and engage students actively in their own learning, including discussion, writing, and analysis; maintain high standards regarding course content; and provide students with timely feedback on their course work and examinations.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in Economics or related field
  • Experience teaching Economics at college level
  • Ability to connect and build relationships with students and colleagues from varied ethnicities, ages, backgrounds, learning styles, and abilities
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with e-learning systems (e.g. Canvas, Blackboard)

How to Apply:
Click on the word Apply located above and to the right of the Job Summary section.

Application must include the following to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.

  • Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
  • Attach a Cover Letter addressing how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (maximum 2 pages, including indication of teaching availabilities)
  • Attach a Curriculum Vitae
  • Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy and Diversity Statement (maximum 2 pages)
  • Attach unofficial copy of graduate school transcripts
  • Optional: Attach a sample syllabus for any Economics course

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