Instructor, Economics

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Positions are security sensitive and subject to Texas education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

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Instructor, Economics

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Special Instructions To Applicants:

The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. An incomplete application will not be considered. Your application is not complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the application process.
Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately.
The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts (both Bachelors and Masters) and licenses (if applicable), and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references. Applicants selected for interviews may be asked to provide letters of reference. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237.
Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.

Job Summary:

The Instructor reports to the Department Chair for Business and Industrial Technology. Duties include teaching economics courses and completing all duties associated with full-time teaching. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and/or online classes. Locations may include PA campus, dual enrollment/Early College High School, or Correctional Facilities. Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in any field with eighteen (18) graduate hours in Economics. Able to deal with students, faculty, and staff members in professional manner. Able to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, speak, listen, and see. The employee is occasionally required to sit, lift, push, pull and carry objects.
Working conditions are a normal classroom setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Economics.
Higher education teaching experience.
Experience teaching at a two-year college a plus.


Commensurate with experience, 9-month contract On-tenure Track; Plus Excellent Benefits.

Work Hours:

Dependent upon class schedule. Courses may be scheduled during the day or evening.

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Provide quality instruction, teach courses assigned, and evaluate students.

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Participate regularly in professional development activities.

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Advise students.

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Complete administrative responsibilities by required deadlines.

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Serve on departmental and college committees, perform community service, and continue professional development.

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Teach courses online using the college’s learning management system.

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Posted: 10/9/2020
Application Due: 7/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time