Temporary Instructor of Economics/Finance (Term position)

Main Campus, Fairmont
May 13, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Economics
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Duties and Responsibilities - The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the areas of economics and finance, both in the classroom and online. Preference will be given to those who can teach in multiple areas of economics and finance. - Responsible for curriculum development, learning outcomes assessment, internship supervision, community outreach, committee work and other activities important to the School of Business and the University.

Minimum Required Education It is strongly preferred that applicants possess a Master's degree in Economics or Finance (or other related degree) or Business from an accredited university.

Required Licenses and/or Certifications NA

Type and Amount of Experience Needed - It is desirable that applicants have demonstrated creative and effective teaching experience at an accredited institution of higher education. - Prior professional experience is strongly preferred. - Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence and service to support the mission of the School of Business as well as that of the institution. - Familiarity with online course development/delivery and distance education is strongly preferred. - Evidence of excellence and innovation in teaching and other scholarly endeavors is particularly valued. - Demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues and others in a collaborative, constructive manner. - Demonstrated ability to build connections with students, alumni, and businesses.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Conditions This is a full-time position, renewable annually for up to three years. This position is outside tenure-track status but may convert to a tenure-track position in the future. If converted, then prior years of service may count for tenure and promotion.

Notes To Applicants All applicants MUST complete an online application; paper applications cannot be accepted. Please note that candidates invited to interview are required to bring copies of all academic transcripts to the interview event.- Applicants invited for a campus interview will be required to not only demonstrate teaching competency but also competency in their use of instructional technology.

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