Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics (Saint Leo, Florida) - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida


United States
(FAC215)

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Detailed Job Description



Department:

School of Business

Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. A leading provider of higher education to the military and a leader in online higher education, Saint Leo enrolls more than 16,000 students at the traditional University Campus (main campus), through the Center for Online Learning and at 20 regional centers in seven states.


The Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time faculty position to teach at our main campus in Saint Leo, Florida. This position requires teaching undergraduate and graduate Economics courses. This position will be offered as tenure or non-tenure track depending on experience and qualifications of the candidate.


This is a nine (9) month, full-time faculty appointment at the Instructor/Assistant/Associate rank.


This position is pending final budgetary approval for the 2015-2016 academic year.


Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of August 2015. To apply, submit letter of introduction documenting successful teaching experience; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior); values statement (500 words or less) and teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University; official transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university); and student evaluations from the last year (at least six classes, an even mix of graduate and undergraduate).


An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.


A candidate possessing a master’s degree with 18 graduate study hours in the discipline and demonstrated teaching with appropriate years of experience in higher education may be considered at the Instructor level.

Basic Function:

The faculty member will be required to:

  • Teach 8 classes per year;
  • Advise students;
  • Assess, assist, and guide adjunct Economics faculty under the direction of the department chair;
  • Engage in curriculum development;
  • Support recruiting efforts;
  • Demonstrate professional development (e.g., scholarly research);
  • Undertake community service in keeping with the school’s Benedictine values;
  • Teach on-ground, online; and
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate classes.
  • Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related computer programs.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

To be considered at the Assistant level an applicant must possess a Doctorate degree in Economics from a regionally accredited institution with credentials to teach Economics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level per accreditation guidelines (minimum 18 graduate semester hours in Economics).
An exceptional candidate possessing a Doctorate degree in Economics from a regionally accredited institution with credentials to teach Economics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level per accreditation guidelines, and with experience, may be considered at the Associate level.


Candidate must be able demonstrate excellence in the classroom (on-ground and online) and have the ability to use discipline related computer programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates possessing a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with 18 hours of graduate study and/or credentials to teach Economics may be considered at the instructor level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching traditional and non-traditional students ; online teaching experience. Doctorate degree in Economics from a regionally accredited institution with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Economics to be considered at the Assistant level.


An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level

Keyword Phrases

  • School of Business
  • innovative Catholic university
  • higher education to the military
  • leader in online higher education
  • Economics
  • FAITH BASED INSTITUTIONS
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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