Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Economics
Advertiser: Business, Penn State Abington
Field(s) of specialization: Business Economics
Position type(s): Lecturer
Location of job: 1600 Woodland Road, Abington, United States
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 11 Dec 2024 midnight UTC (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 11 Dec 2024
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Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Economics

The Pennsylvania State University - Abington College invites applications for a non-tenure-track, full-time Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor position in Economics. The courses in economics mainly support the Business-related degree programs offered at Abington College.

Beginning in July or August 2024, this is a 36-week non tenured faculty line, limited term (single year) academic appointment with a strong expectation of continuation for subsequent years, given program needs. Academic Appointment reviews will be done annually on June 30th.

Candidates should have expertise in teaching principles and intermediate economics courses for undergraduates. Candidates who have prior experience teaching both principles level and upper division economics courses are preferred. This incumbent will be expected to regularly teach https://bulletins.psu.edu/search/?PECON%20102

and/or https://bulletins.psu.edu/search/?scontextall&searchECON104&caturl%2Fundergraduate , in addition to an upper division courses in Economics as needed). Experience teaching courses in Money and Banking and/or courses in public policy are a plus.

A commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching and mentoring is also essential. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching diverse student populations and demonstrate interest in facilitating student mentoring, advising, and career development. The teaching load is 4:4 with a possible portion of courses offered online across multiple campuses. The incumbent will have student advising responsibilities and will be expected to contribute to the college community through service to the college, division, university profession and community. Opportunities for professional development and later promotion are available and will be supported.

Candidates must have a minimum of an earned master's degree in economics, and an ABD in Economics (or closely related field) will also be considered; Title for this position is determined by the educational level of the finalist at the time of appointment. Candidates with a master's degree will be appointed as Lecturer. Candidates with a doctorate from a regionally accredited institution will be appointed as Assistant Teaching Professor.

Penn State Abington serves students from a diverse range of socio-economic, racial- and ethnic backgrounds, international, first-generation college student populations. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all forms. To learn more about our institutional commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please visit here, http://equity.psu.edu/diversity-statement. Applications will be reviewed beginning on November 20, 2023 with applications accepted until the position is filled. Applications submitted prior to November 20, 2023 will receive the greatest consideration.

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and three letters of reference. Application materials (except letters of reference) must be submitted online through https://hr.psu.edu/careers. Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with university policies. Letters of reference and inquiries about the search can be sent to search co-chairpersons: Dr. Anthony Gyapong (aog1@psu.edu) and Dr. Oak Saharat Pongsree (oak.pongsree@psu.edu). The Abington College is a four-year college of The Pennsylvania State University and is conveniently located near Philadelphia. For more information about the college, visit our website at: http://www.abington.psu.edu/.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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