Newberry College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Economics and Finance beginning in August 2020. Candidates need to have the education, skills, and experience to teach a wide range of courses in Economics and Finance. Preferences given to applicants with experience working closely with and/or instructing undergraduate-level Economics and Finance courses. The successful candidate has a demonstrated history of successfully mentoring and developing students in problem-solving skills by business majors and non-majors. He/she also has a demonstrated history of successfully working with diverse populations in traditional and online learning environments. Finally, the successful candidate can engage students through personalized pedagogy to be active participants in their learning, builds confidence in economic and financial abilities, and has alternate strategies to help students grasp the material.
Duties and Responsibilities: Teach 12 credit hours a semester in traditional, online, and/or hybrid environments, and serve as an active participant in the department of Business Administration undergraduate and proposed graduate program development. This includes assisting the department chair in program-specific duties, including scheduling courses and strategic planning. It also includes leading in-depth assessments of student learning, student advising, curriculum review, and program effectiveness, which leads to improvements in the student learning experience.
The successful candidate will be an active member of the campus community, which includes being widely available for student help, developing student support programs such as supplemental instruction, and serving on department & institutional committees. A complete list of Duties and Responsibilities can be found in the Faculty Policies Manual.
The successful candidate will understand the relationship of Economics and Finance to real-world business scenarios and contribute to curricular development and program growth.
About Newberry College: Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Synod of South Carolina and Adjacent States, the College has maintained its association with the Lutheran Church. Today, Newberry College prepares students in the Lutheran liberal arts tradition through a supportive academic community for lifelong intellectual and personal development, meaningful vocation and engaged citizenship in the global society.
Newberry College is committed to the achievement of academic excellence by students from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to giving all students opportunities for success through service and personal attention. The successful candidate will have intercultural competence and history of success working with students from diverse and underrepresented populations.
Qualifications: Terminal degree in Economics and/or Finance from an accredited university required. Experience in business/corporate environments and online instruction is preferred.
Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts from Terminal Degree Granting Institution, and contact information for three professional references. The successful candidate must submit to a background check and submit all official transcripts before beginning employment. Electronic application materials should be emailed to Associate Dean, Dr. Christina Wendland (email@example.com). Please include “Economics Faculty” in the subject line.