Adjunct Professor in Economics

Goshen, IN
Jun 21, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Goshen College invites applications for an Adjunct Professor in Economics.

The person in this position is to teach Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 204). This course is a requirement for accounting and business majors and global economics minors.

Course Description: A general survey of economic relationships and processes in modern society. Focuses on macroeconomic topics: national-income accounting, aggregate-income determination, money and banking and international trade.

Expected enrollment in the course is 25-35 students; primarily sophomores.

Essential Functions:

The primary responsibility of a person in this position is to teach the course. This includes meeting with the class at its regularly scheduled time, preparing exams and quizzes and other class assignments as appropriate, grading these assignments in a timely manner, and providing feedback to students on how they are performing in class. The person is welcome but not required to participate in departmental and campus meetings.

Education and Experience:

A master’s degree in economics or business is required; a doctoral degree is preferred.

Skills & Competencies:


    Depth of knowledge in economics and an ability to integrate the content into the business discipline.Ability to create effective learning experiences for students.Basic technology skills and/or willingness to learn (spreadsheets, learning management software, education-specific software/applications)

Special Requirements:

The course is scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 – 9:50 am. The course begins on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 and concludes with a final exam during the week of December 10, 2019 (exact time is not yet scheduled). A one-week fall semester break is scheduled for the week of October 14, 2019.

Regular and scheduled availability is expected to allow students to access the professor for course-related questions beyond the scheduled course times. Either face-to-face or videoconference access is acceptable.

Physical Demands:

An ability to provide course instruction for 50 minutes.

Work Environment/Environmental Condition:

Classroom instruction

Commitment to the mission and core values of Goshen College

About Goshen College:

Goshen College is an affordable, nationally-ranked Christian liberal arts college in Northern Indiana known for leadership in intercultural and international education, sustainability and social justice. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 65 areas of study, as well as select graduate degrees. Goshen enrolls approximately 950 students from 35 states and 23 countries and is recognized for its innovative, life-changing study abroad program (Study-Service Term) and exceptional educational value. The 135-acre tree-filled campus features a world-class Music Center and a Rec-Fitness Center for 14 intercollegiate athletic teams. The extended campus includes a 1,189-acre natural sanctuary (the Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center near Wolf Lake, Ind.) and a marine biology lab in the Florida Keys. Rooted in the historically peaceful Mennonite church and established in 1894, the college’s Christ-centered mission produces passionate learners, compassionate peacemakers, global citizens and servant leaders. The college’s doors are open to all, with students from 40 different Christian denominations and several world religions. Experiential learning, faculty mentors and strong friendships are significant community strengths for students.

The college is located in the heart of Elkhart County in Northern Indiana, just a couple of hours from Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit. Goshen was named the 2017 Indiana Community of the Year by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for its amazing arts and entertainment, food scene, recreational opportunities, outstanding schools, affordable living, cultural diversity and entrepreneurial spirit. Learn more at

How to Apply:

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Please be sure to provide all required materials noted above, as incomplete applications may not be considered. Application materials may be attached to the Faculty Information Form or sent electronically to [email protected]

  • Complete the online Faculty Information Form
  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies acceptable in the application process with official transcripts required for employment)

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Goshen College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. Goshen College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any legally protected status. To protect the welfare and provide for the safety of the students, employees, visitors, and resources of Goshen College, background checks are conducted by the Office of Human Resources on all new and re-hired employees.

Human Resources
Goshen College
1700 S. Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526-4795

E-mail: [email protected]
Telephone: (574) 535-7111

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