Economics Professor of Practice

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Department: Economics
Academic Category&Field of Expertise: Economics: None
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Position Description - Lehigh University’s Department of Economics invites applicants for a Professor of Practice (or Clinical Professor) in Economics beginning August 2019. This is a renewable fixed-term, non-tenure track, full-time position, beginning with a 3-year contract. The position requires teaching 12 credit hours (4 classes) per semester. The successful candidate is expected to provide high-quality instruction and engage in student advising and faculty service activities. Candidates should be dedicated to student learning and capable of outstanding classroom performance at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (i.e., MS in Economics, Masters of Management, and 1-MBA).
The candidate must have an advanced degree (PhD, or Master’s degree with work experience), or a foreign “degree” equivalent in Economics or a related field by the time of the appointment, and must be able to provide evidence of teaching effectiveness. The search committee will consider candidates with teaching interests in statistics, econometrics and quantitative methods, big data, data analytics or financial economics/econometrics.
Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Lehigh University also has programs and policies designed to help Lehigh faculty members balance the responsibilities of their professional and personal lives:
Lehigh University and the College of Business and Economics:
For over 150 years, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. The institution is among the nation's most selective, highly ranked, private research universities (ranked 46th among all universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report). Lehigh’s four colleges provide graduate and undergraduate education to approximately 7,000 students. The campus is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. The Lehigh Valley International Airport is 15 minutes from campus.
The College of Business and Economics is home to over 1,200 undergraduates, 450 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members. The undergraduate business program was ranked 27th in the nation in 2017 by Poets & Quants. The Flex MBA program was ranked 25th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2018.

Review of Applications - Review of applications will begin in November 2018. Application deadline: December 1, 2018. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, a summary of teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference to

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Lehigh University is a 2010 recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant.

Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits.
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Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. Lehigh Valley Inter-regional Networking & Connecting (LINC) is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. For more information,
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Posted: 10/12/2018
Application Due: 12/11/2018
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