Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Economics

Location
Westerville, Ohio
Posted
Aug 01, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Economics, Tenure Track, Department of Business, Accounting & Economics.  Otterbein University, a comprehensive liberal arts institution in the suburban Columbus area, invites immediate applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics, with the appointment beginning in August 2018.  This is a tenure-track position with commensurate expectations for teaching, scholarship and service.  Candidates without terminal degrees would hold the rank of Instructor, Non-Tenure Track. 
 

Responsibilities: The candidate is expected to excel in the areas of teaching, research, and service related to Otterbein’s BA degree in Economics. Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, and other advanced micro-based courses such as labor economics and environmental economics.  The candidate may also be required to teach an MBA course in Managerial Economics. Research responsibilities include publishing in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at peer-reviewed conferences in areas related to Economics. Faculty members must be able to teach daytime and evening classes. Faculty members are also expected to be involved in professional and community activities for the purposes of scholarship, self-development and service.
 

Qualifications:  A Ph.D. in Economics or be within one (1) year of Ph.D. completion is required. The candidate must have a specialization in microeconomics.  Effective teaching experience at the baccalaureate level and demonstrated record of scholarship are also required. Teaching at the graduate level, experience in curriculum development and evaluation, and experience in online and/or blended course delivery are preferred.  The ideal candidate must possess superior communication, leadership and organizational skills, and an ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse communities and cultures.  This is a tenure-track position with commensurate expectations for teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates without terminal degrees will hold the rank of Instructor, Non-Tenure Track.
 

Application: To apply, send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and copy of graduate transcript to: Dr. Barbara Schaffner, Dean of the School of Professional Studies, Otterbein University, One South Grove Street, Westerville, OH 43081.  Applicants should also request that three (3) current letters of reference be sent directly to Dean Schaffner, separate from the initial application packet.  Email submissions to academicjobs@otterbein.edu.  Note that we are leaving the faculty position open until filled, but candidates who apply before November 1, 2017 will have the best opportunity for consideration.   Finalists for the position will be asked to submit official transcripts for their highest degree earned.  To learn more about the School of Professional Studies, please visit us at www.otterbein.edu/professional studies.
 

Otterbein University is committed to providing a welcoming environment free from unlawful discrimination.  To this end, the University prohibits any form of discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, partnership status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, military status, or any other legally protected status in its programs and activities.  However, the University’s commitment to a nondiscriminatory environment is not intended to abridge unduly its commitment to academic freedom, free speech, or its educational mission. Inquiries or complaints regarding any form of discrimination or harassment may be directed to: Scott Fitzgerald, Director of Human Resources, 614.823.1130sfitzgerald@otterbein.edu

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