Frostburg State University, Department of Economics, invites applications for an Instructor/Assistant Professor of Economics beginning August 2012.
Frostburg State University, Department of Economics, invites applications for an Instructor/Assistant Professor of Economics beginning August 2012. This is a full-time, tenure-track position, which offers University System of Maryland benefits package.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach 6 to 8 courses per year in Principles of Economics and/or various upper-level courses. Preferred fields: Applied Microeconomics.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ABD in Economics and a record of teaching effectiveness.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Economics.
Frostburg State University is located in the Appalachian highlands (elevation 2,000 feet) of western Maryland. Of its more than 5,440 students, 21% are students of color, 4% are Hispanic and 2% Asian. Additionally 72 international students come from 17 countries. Approximately 2,100 reside on campus in 11 traditional halls and one apartment-style community. The main campus covers 260 acres within the town limits of Frostburg (population 7,500). The University also offers courses at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, on the Catonsville Campus of the Community College of Baltimore County and at Arundel Mills Regional Higher Education Center, as well as online.
FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered organization that emphasizes teaching, but with opportunities for professional development and research. Students regularly build strong connections with faculty and staff members that often last beyond graduation.
The local region is rich in both history and outdoor activities. Students can visit nearby recreational areas—Rocky Gap, New Germany, and Deep Creek Lake State Parks—which offer camping, boating, swimming, hiking, and skiing. For more information, visit http://www.frostburg.edu/about.cfm .
To apply, email a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references by December 31, 2012, to firstname.lastname@example.org . Include “Instructor/Assistant Professor of Economics (Position #13-010528)” in the subject line.
Frostburg State University welcomes and encourages women and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. FSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify us in advance. WWW.FROSTBURG.EDU