Adjunct Instructor - Economics (On-Ground)

Location
St. Louis, MO
Posted
May 23, 2019
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number20100780Job TitleAdjunct Instructor - Economics (On-Ground)Working TitleFall 2019Position TypeFaculty Posting Text

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in their fields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are an integral part of the University’s learning community. Successful candidates must be committed to fostering a welcoming environment for a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

The John E. Simon School of Business is accepting applications for ACBSP academically/professionally qualified adjuncts to teach undergraduate level courses on our main campus during daytime hours. Course subjects to be taught include, but are not limited to:

•Macroeconomics
•Microeconomics

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
•Must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere.
•Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract, employing a variety of pedagogical styles to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
•Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
•Prepare essential lesson plans and assignments. Develop course syllabus.
•Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, assignments and deadlines, using available technology with Canvas.
•Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
•Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
•Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner.
•Establish office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.
•Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.
•Additional duties, as assigned, will vary based on course(s) taught.

Minimum Qualifications

•Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Economics or related field.
•Exceptional oral and written communication skills
•Willingness and ability to learn new academic technology and engaged pedagogy to facilitate student learning.

Preferred Qualifications

•Terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution in Economics or related field.
•Teaching experience and relevant experience in the field.

Physical DemandsWork Hours

Available classes are DAYTIME classes that will meet up to two times per week on our main campus in St. Louis, MO.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date05/22/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Quicklinkhttp://jobs.maryville.edu/postings/2468Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Maryville website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • STLHERC
    • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed.com
    • Diversity Awareness Partnership
    • ScholarlyHires.com
    • Diversejobs.net
    • Personal referral
    • Other
  2. If you answered "Other" please elaborate on where you learned of this opening:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Masters’ degree in Economics or a related field from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you available to teach 16-week daytime courses held on our main campus in St. Louis, MO?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. If you have previously taught at Maryville University, please provide a comprehensive list of courses you have taught at Maryville.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

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