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Requisition Number 17-0037
Post Date 7/14/2017
Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
City Frederick
State MD
Description

Under the general direction of the Economics and Business Administration department chair, the department invites applications for a part-time visiting position at the assistant professor rank. Successful candidate will teach four courses (two courses per semester) at either the undergraduate or graduate (MBA) level. A Ph.D. in economics is a plus, ABD will be considered. Candidates should have teaching experience and a familiarity with small, liberal arts colleges. The Assistant Professor must demonstrate an ability or potential for quality teaching and service.

Candidates with teaching/research interests in two or more of the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

  • Environmental Economics
  • Sports Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Labor and Demographic Economics
  • Law and Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Econometrics
Requirements

Teaching/Facilitation

  • Teaches four courses (two courses per semester) at either the undergraduate or graduate (MBA) level.
  • Plans course syllabus and assignments for semester of study to meet Hood College and departmental curriculum requirements utilizing a variety of teaching techniques.
  • Evaluates students' learning styles, interests, aptitudes, temperament, and individual characteristics to determine suitable level of instruction and assignments.
  • Instructs students in course content and provides learning opportunities in and out of the classroom to achieve course objectives.
  • Encourages class participation and provides assistance as appropriate to students in completing class assignments. Manages classroom interactions and establishes and maintains a climate that encourages learning.
  • Critiques performance on various assignments to measure the quality of learning, to build thinking skills, to challenge students’ assumptions, and to reinforce concepts, which may include practical application of new skills.
  • Maintains regular office hours and contact with students as appropriate. Works with student to address problems and resolve issues.
  • Accompanies students on field trips or other off-campus learning opportunities as appropriate.
  • Determines grades for assignments and for overall achievement in class. Provides appropriate documentation of grades to students and department as appropriate.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

A Ph.D. in economics is a plus, ABD will be considered. Candidates should have teaching experience and a familiarity with small, liberal arts colleges. The Assistant Professor must demonstrate an ability or potential for quality teaching and service.

To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a cover letter along with curriculum vita, graduate transcript (unofficial copies are acceptable), three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be email to job_econfaculty@hood.edu and saved with the candidate’s name and job requisition number 17-0037 as the file name. If electronic submission is not possible, the letters of recommendation (but not the other materials) may be mailed to Economics and Business Administration Search Committee, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Hood College, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD 21701. This position will remain open until a successful candidate is identified.

The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, "Apply On-line". If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email humanresources@hood.edu or call (301) 696-3592.

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Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit http://www.hood.edu/non-discrimination/.

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