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Instructor, Economics Management

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Westfield State University
Location
Westfield
Closing date
Jul 1, 2021

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Instructor, Economics Management


About Westfield State University:

Westfield State University is a public, teaching-centered, liberal arts college located in Western Massachusetts approximately 90 miles from Boston, two hours to New York City, and 30 minutes from the Northampton, Amherst, and Springfield areas. With an undergraduate and graduate student population of 6,200 students, the institution is ranked #32 among public universities in the Best Regional Universities-North section of the latest U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" list.

Westfield State was founded in 1839 by Horace Mann as the first public co-educational college in America without barrier to race, gender, or economic class. A Chronicle of Higher Education "Great Colleges to Work For" designee in 2011, the University is dedicated to and continues to live its tradition of providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.

The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Faculty responsibilities include advising students, service to the University, College of Education, Health, and Human Services, the department, and the community, and an active research agenda.


Job Description:

Campus Title: Instructor, Economics Management
State Job Title: Instructor
Department: Economics Management
Job Code: HA2000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Funding: 7115-6014
Bargaining Unit: MSCA
Job Type: Full Time One-Year Temporary
Timeframe: Academic Calendar
Shift: TBD
Regular Days Off: Saturday and Sunday
Salary: $65,000.00-$75,000.00 (Salary to commensurate with education and experience)

General Statement of Duties:

The Department of Economics and Management at Westfield State University invites applications for a one-year position in Management at the Instructor level with a beginning start date of September 1, 2021. The successful applicant in this position will teach at the undergraduate level. Teaching opportunities exist in the following areas: International Business and Entrepreneurship and other management electives based on the interest of the person hired; this may include online teaching as well.

The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Faculty responsibilities include advising students, service to the University, College of Education, Health, and Human Services, the department, and the community, and an active research agenda.


Requirements:

Required Qualifications
  • A Master's degree in Business, or related field.
  • Relevant industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Teaching experience at the university level.
  • Relevant professional, non-academic work experience as well as the ability to develop linkages with the business community.
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning.
  • Ability to work collaboratively .
  • Evidence of scholarly activity.
  • A commitment to public higher education.



Additional Information:

Disability Accommodations:
Westfield State University understands that persons with disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance regarding disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (413) 572-8106.

Background Check:
Employment at Westfield State University is contingent upon a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Failure to provide written authorization for a background check will nullify the offer of employment.


Application Instructions:

An online application is required. A complete application includes:
  • Cover Letter*
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copy of transcripts of highest degree
  • Statement of teaching philosophy with areas for continuing scholarship
  • Contact information for three reference letter providers**

Notes:

* In your cover letter please include the ways in which you would advance diversity and inclusion in your classroom and at the university.

** Contact information for three reference letter providers should be completed on the reference form. Applicants that are using Interfolio for an existing confidential letter of recommendation should provide the Interfolio based email address (e.g. [email protected]).

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin June 5, 2021. The job will remain open until finalists have been selected.

NOTE: If you need assistance completing your application please contact our online Help Desk. The link to the help desk can be found at the top of the page via Contact Us.
Westfield State University provides equal access to employment opportunities for all applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability or veteran status in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.




To apply, visit https://westfield.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=131456&CNTRNO=7&TSTMP=0





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Westfield is an education leader committed to providing every generation of students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, creed or economic status.

 

 

Founded in 1838 by educational reformer and political leader Horace Mann, Westfield State was the first co-educational college in America dedicated to free, public education for teaching professionals without regard to race, creed or gender.

 

The College today calls upon this rich tradition of practical innovation as it develops and refines relevant and rewarding fields of study, opportunities for service, and global experiences. Westfield's residential nature and beautiful setting at the base of the Berkshire Mountains offers every student a rich, classic college experience.

Athletics, superb outdoor recreation, 100+ student clubs and organizations, international studies, leadership opportunities, national and international guest speakers, and close connections with the city of Westfield lend a collegial air to the future-focused Westfield learning community.

               

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