Job Location: Oglethorpe University - Atlanta, GA
Position Type: Full-Time Faculty
Job Category: Education
The Q. William Hammack School of Business (HSB) at Oglethorpe University invites applications for a two full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics positions beginning fall 2023, pending budgetary approval. A Visiting Assistant Professor typically teaches four courses per semester on a ten-month contract. Each position is for a one-year appointment.
Founded in 1835, Oglethorpe University is a liberal arts college that unites a close-knit campus community with the big city culture and opportunities of Atlanta, Georgia. Today, Oglethorpe enrolls over 1,400 students, representing 33 states and 31 countries. Oglethorpe University is committed to having a workforce which reflects the diversity of the students we serve. Recently, the university has made strides in advancing our commitment to institutional diversity, including the hiring of a Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and establishing a university-wide diversity taskforce.
The Hammack School of Business offers majors in the areas of accounting, business administration, economics, human resource management, and management along with a minor in nonprofit management. Over 25% of all Oglethorpe undergraduates select a major within the HSB, making it one of the largest academic units on campus.
Minimum qualifications: A Ph.D. in economics from an AACSB accredited university or international equivalent institution is required. ADB candidates will be considered. Teaching experience is preferred.
High quality teaching is the expectation at Oglethorpe. The ideal candidate will be able to actively engage a diverse classroom of students using pedagogical techniques and methods appropriate for a teaching oriented liberal arts college. Both candidates should be prepared to teach multiple sections of traditional undergraduate principles courses (microeconomics and macroeconomics), which may include an evening course. As a sabbatical replacement, we are looking for a candidate who has the necessary background to teach a section of Intermediate Macroeconomics. The other opening will include teaching a section of an MBA-level Economics for Decision-Makers course for Oglethorpes new evening MBA program.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references. In the cover letter, please address all the qualifications stated above and also provide evidence of a commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Review of applications will begin on April 20, 2023.