Economics, Instructor I (2 positions)

Fort Myers, FL
Mar 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information

Job Title Economics, Instructor I (2 positions)

Appointment Type 9 Month

Job Description

As an Instructor I of Economics you will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in Economics from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.

Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment to the level of Instructor I.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior teaching experience in an AACSB accredited institution.

Relevant business experience.

Professional certification such as CBE, ChE, or CFA.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to maintain faculty classification of Scholarly Practitioner or Instructional Practitioner.

Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.

Salary Range 68,000

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

Teaches four (4) classes a semester, conducts scholarly or professional activities commensurate with rank, and serves on college & university committees.

Other Duties

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F74P

Open Date 03/27/2017

Close Date 04/10/2017

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2017.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a Master's degree or higher in Economics from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate how you first learned of this position.
    • Job Board
    • Print Advertisement
    • Social Media
    • Job Fair/Conference
    • FGCU Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Other
  3. * Per the question above, please specify the name of where you FIRST learned of the position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents


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