Assistant Professor of Economics

Location
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Salary
Salary dependent upon qualifications.
Posted
Jul 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The AACSB-accredited College of Business Administration at Winthrop University is seeking a motivated tenure-track Assistant Professor to join an excellent Economics faculty.  We seek a candidate who excels at teaching and demonstrates the potential to have a strong record of scholarly activity and service performance.  Winthrop University is located in Rock Hill, SC, 15 miles south of Charlotte, NC. Winthrop has approximately 6,000 students and offers both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the College of Business.  A national study ranked Winthrop University #2 in terms of best outcomes for African-American students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in economics, with preference in areas of microeconomics, public finance, health, and environmental economics
  • Engage in scholarly activity and professional stewardship
  • Advise and mentor undergraduate students
  • Serve on university, college, and departmental committees

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:

A 9-month, full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with the option of summer employment if funds are available.  Salary dependent upon qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. in Economics or firm expectation of completion by July 2018
  • A record of excellent teaching
  • Evidence of the potential for scholarship and professional stewardship commensurate with appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student body
  • Ability to work collaboratively with departmental members in maintaining and strengthening the program
  • Experience with online instruction, program development, and program delivery preferred

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

        Applications for this position should consist of:

  • A letter of application including the candidate’s interest in the position, qualifications for the position, teaching philosophy, scholarly research agenda, and service goals.
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of teaching excellence, scholarship, and professional stewardship
  • The names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references
  • A terminal degree transcript
  • This institution is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. (https://apply.interfolio.com/43351)

Application deadline is November 15, 2017 for full consideration.  Application materials received after the deadline date may be considered if an acceptable candidate has not been found. 

Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Laura Ullrich (ullrichl@winthrop.edu).