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Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics



Job Location

1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA

Tracking Code

1366-306

The School of Business at Shenandoah University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Economics. The position is at the rank of assistant or associate professor and will begin in January 2022 (preferably) or August 2022 depending on the candidate’s availability. The School of Business is accredited by AACSB International.  The School offers the Bachelor of Business Administration and the Master of Business Administration degrees.

We are interested in qualified faculty who are looking for a university long-term home where teaching is highly valued and research supported; where leadership and entrepreneurial behavior are encouraged; and where you can make a difference.  If you or someone you know is looking for a small school with big aspirations, we encourage application.

Responsibilities: 

  • Teach 18 credit hours of undergraduate and graduate level courses in economics; 
  • Produce high quality scholarship;
  • Service to the School and University are also expected.

Required Skills

Qualifications: 

Applicants must hold a PhD (or be near completion) in Economics or in a related field. Applicants who earned their educational credentials more than five years ago must meet the School’s criteria for the Scholarly Academic (SA) status. New doctoral graduates (or those nearing completion) must demonstrate appropriate progress toward achieving Scholarly Academic status by the end of the fifth year since program completion.  Candidates must be qualified to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level.  Evidence of strong instructional skills is desired. Practical industry experience, entrepreneurship, teaching in executive education and certifications from recognized professional societies are highly valued. Candidates meeting the above criteria are encouraged to provide evidence of the following, if applicable:  professional experience; cross-disciplinary collaboration; international experience; experiential learning activities; academic program leadership (or interest therein).

How to Apply: 

Complete application packets will include: a cover letter of interest, a concise statement of teaching philosophy, student evaluations of teaching, scholarship record, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional employment references.

Applications received by August 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.

A pre-employment background check will be required. If the job requires driving for University business, a satisfactory driving record will also be required. 

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

At this time, SU is requiring that individuals within certain groups specifically those who have high levels of contact with others at the university or pose a greater risk to our community to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by August 1 for Fall 2021 or have at least the first dose by June 1 for groups that will be in person this summer (with full vaccination following as soon as possible), unless they have a SU-approved medical or religious exemption.

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.

 


Salary Type

Not Applicable

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