Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Location
78704
Posted
Mar 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
	Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
	The Bill Munday School of Business
The Bill Munday School of Business at St. Edward's University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, visiting assistant professor position in Economics to begin in Fall 2017. The successful candidate will be teaching a variety of courses in macroeconomics, monetary economics, banking and development at undergraduate level and contribute to the scholarly activities at St. Edward's through research and community engagement. St. Edward's embraces excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Responsibilities
    	
  • St. Edward's University is regarded as a teaching institution and regards teaching as central to the mission. The teaching load is a 4-4 (total of 8 courses per academic year). Courses are delivered face-to-face or in hybrid format.
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  • Advise undergraduate students.
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  • Interact with local, regional, national, and international business, nonprofit, government, and community representatives to develop applied service learning projects and study opportunities for students.
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  • Participate in assessment of student performance in the discipline.
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  • Maintain commitment to social responsibility in the classroom setting in line with the University's mission.
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  • Meet School and University service requirements through participation on committees.
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  • Fulfill other required faculty responsibilities as outlined in the St. Edward's University Faculty Manual.

Qualifications

As the school pursues AACSB accreditation, applicants must have the following credentials:
    	
  • Ph.D. in Economics from an internationally recognized university with an emphasis on macroeconomics, monetary economics or development.
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  • A demonstrated record or strong potential for scholarship in peer reviewed publications.
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  • Evidence of excellent teaching potential is required.
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  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills.
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  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
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  • Experience with and commitment to working with a diverse population.
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  • Prior teaching experience and business industry experience preferred.
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  • Interest in our university's global initiatives preferred.
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  • Successful completion of a criminal and/or employment background check required.

About The Bill Munday School of Business

The Bill Munday School of Business delivers an experiential, values-based education anchored in the liberal arts and the Holy Cross traditions of learning and service. The Bill Munday School of Business offers several undergraduate and graduate degrees, including Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting, and Master of Science in Leadership and Change.

Over 1,200 students are enrolled in the undergraduate and graduate business programs offered by The Bill Munday School of Business. The school educates students to excel professionally in the dynamic 21st century business environment by emphasizing creative thinking, critical analysis, global collaboration, lifelong learning, adaptation to change, and ethical behavior. The school promotes relationships on our campus with our global partners and across the rich business ecosystem of Austin, focusing on technology, creativity, social enterprise and emerging trends.

About Austin, Texas

St. Edward's is in the heart of the thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city of Austin, Texas. St. Edward's students live, learn and grow in a city that provides a wealth of resources and opportunities. One of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs. Google, Apple, Facebook, Samsung, IBM, Oracle, NXP, Advanced Micro Devices, Cisco, Cirrus Logic, and 3M are among the many other technology companies with significant operations in Austin. Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. In addition, the Austin Technology Council predicts that 9,000 new tech jobs will be created by 2017, which led to the city ranking second on the Forbes list of Best U.S. Cities for Future Job Growth.

The city also hosts the annual SXSW Interactive festival and is an entertainment mecca. With more than 200 live music venues the city is "the live music capital of the world" and hosts the popular Austin City Limits live music program and the SXSW Music and Film festivals. The city regularly appears in lists of America's smartest, coolest, greenest and most livable cities. Forbes recently identified Austin as the U.S. city most likely to grow and prosper during the next decade. Known for its welcoming, tolerant and casual atmosphere, Austin has been recognized by Parents & Colleges as the country's top college town.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit an online application at: https://stedwards.applicantpro.com
A brief summary of Faculty Benefits can be found Here.

Please attach a resume and cover letter to the application. In your cover letter, please discuss how your record of teaching, service and research demonstrates your commitment to diversity and inclusion as emphasized in the mission of St. Edward's University. The cover letter should also address your experiences or interest in global initiatives. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the mission of St. Edward's University and our commitment to diversity and global initiatives.

The review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and documented workers.



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