Adjunct Faculty Economics

Houston, TX
Nov 02, 2019
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Adjunct Faculty Economics

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Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:

Teach undergraduate courses in Economics. Develop teaching materials, take an active role in the assessment process. Perform grading and reporting tasks accurately and in a timely manner. Assist with departmental projects and programs, and attend departmental meetings as requested. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Adjunct faculty members provide quality learning experience for students and support the educational philosophy, mission, and vision of Texas Southern University, the College of Liberal Arts, and the department of History, Geography, and General Studies. Adjunct faculty members teach classes, evaluate student performance, and maintain and submit student records in accordance with university policies. Adjunct faculty members work in a collaborative manner with colleagues and adhere to all of the policies and procedures outlined in the Texas Southern University Faculty Manual, Undergraduate Catalog, and MAPP policies.

Essential Duties Summary:

Teach undergraduate courses in Economics. Develop teaching materials. Perform grading and reporting tasks accurately and in a timely manner. Take an active role in the assessment process. Assist with departmental projects and programs. Attend departmental meetings as requested. Perform other job-related duties as required.

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Commensurate with experience.


Master of Arts in Economics or higher from an accredited college or university or Master’s Degree or higher in a closely related field from an accredited college or university.

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Work Experience:

Successful candidate will demonstrate stable and successful employment history in a higher education environment.

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Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills:

Successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to make sound independent decisions within the context of the departmental, community, and university environments.

Personal/Organizational Contacts:

Provide 3 professional references.

Customer Service Relationships:

Ability to work with professional colleagues in the academic and community settings, as well as current and future students. Must have excellent verbal and communication skills. Must be able to work with a diverse student and faculty population.

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UA EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Open to all applicants.

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