Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Economics

Job description

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Economics

Home Department: Economics & Finance

Employment Type: Tenure Track Faculty

Appointment: Faculty (10-month)

Primary Function:

Assistant Professor – Tenure Track – 10 month Academic employment contract.

The Department of Economics and Finance of the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business at Georgia College supports major programs of study as well as other liberal arts programs throughout the university. The interdisciplinary nature of economics lies at the heart of a liberal arts university. The organizational unit is responsible for teaching at the undergraduate level. Primary teaching duties focus on principles and upper-level macroeconomics. The department values research collaboration with undergraduate students.

Primary Purpose:

This position will support the undergraduate economics major and the core business curriculum needs of our undergraduate programs. This position will be assigned teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate level.

Key Functions: Faculty - Teaching/Instructing, Faculty - Professional Development, Faculty - Service to Institution, Faculty - Public Service, Faculty - Scholarship and Creative Activity

Job duties performed for the above function:

Teaching responsibilities include course instruction in the CoB. This faculty member will also contribute to the Georgia College core curriculum by teaching topical freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

  • Regular course meetings and instruction
  • Other teaching responsibilities

Academic Achievement/Professional Development

Professional development includes efforts to improve in the major job duties, such as a researcher and in skills related to teaching.

  • Academic Publications
  • Presentations at professional meetings
  • Current work in circulation or in progress
  • Grants received or applied for
  • Membership and participation in professional organizations
  • Other professional service of development activities

Service to Institution

All faculty are expected to support the advancement of the department, college and university mission by providing service to the institution. Service may be at the department, college, university, community and disciplinary level. Duties include service on college-level and university-level committees, advising students regarding career options, and support of department-level outreach activities.

  • Committee memberships and offices
  • Programs directed and advised
  • Mentor students
  • Participation in special programs or projects
  • Other service in the institution

Faculty contribute service beyond the institution that draws on their professional expertise and experience.

Faculty-Public Service could include activities such as:

  • Interest in community outreach and engagement
  • Mentor and oversee students working in the community
  • Membership and participation in community organizations
  • Other significant services to the community
  • Consulting work
  • Provide continuing education service, instruction, or program development for department, school, college, or university
  • Membership and participation in community organizations
  • Other significant services to the community

Produce original research such as peer-reviewed journal articles, proceedings, and book chapters related to the discipline.

Minimum Requirements:

Earned PHD/terminal degree in the discipline from an AASCB-accredited or similarly accredited institution. Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 ( (faculty credentials). Ability to teach the required coursework and evidence of interest and capability as a teacher.




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Job No: Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Economics
Posted: 9/18/2019
Application Due: 11/17/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive