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Assistant Professor, Economics

Apply now Job no: 493381
Work type: Faculty (Tenure-Track)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Economics, Business
Division: Academic Affairs

 

 

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Position Summary:

The Department of Business in the College of Liberal Arts at Rollins College is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2023. The Department of Business has a strong collaborative and innovative environment. Our mission is to educate students for global citizenship and responsible leadership, empowering graduates to pursue meaningful lives and productive careers.

The position includes teaching the undergraduate required Micro and Macro Economics course in the Department of Business. The normal teaching load will be the equivalent of six courses a year, typically three courses per semester. The ability to teach other core and elective courses in areas such as Finance, Investments, Statistics, International Business, and Management is highly desirable.
Rollins College is committed to liberal education and expects all faculty to contribute to the general education programs of the college. The willingness to teach blended and evening courses is expected. Summer teaching may be available through the evening program with additional compensation.
Other responsibilities of the position include advising, program and curriculum development, assurance of learning (AOL), service activities, general education, AACSB-associated requirements, and research. Candidates are expected to have a demonstrated research agenda and publication record. Sustained scholarly contributions are expected for the position.

The minimum requirement is a doctorate in Economics or Finance or a closely related discipline – ABDs will be considered. Some college-level teaching and practical experience is highly desirable. Candidates must have the ability to develop and deliver curriculum; meet the demands of the position in a timely manner; and assess student learning outcomes. In addition, candidates should have strong oral and written communication and strong interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate must be able to contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins. We view differences (e.g., nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. Preference will be given to candidates that have mentored students from diverse backgrounds and/or delivered course content for students from diverse backgrounds.

AACSB International accredits the undergraduate business programs at Rollins College. The Department of Business offers undergraduate majors in Business Management and International Business. The Business Management major is offered to both Day and Evening Students.

Nationally recognized for our commitment to community engagement, service, and social responsibility, Rollins seeks candidates who are committed to integrating these values into their roles at the College. For more information about these efforts at Rollins, visit the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement website, http://www.rollins.edu/leadership-community-engagement/.

Founded in 1885, Rollins is Florida’s oldest recognized college. Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college.  The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation’s most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. For the last 10 years, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rollins No. 1 or No. 2 among southern regional universities. Rollins is one of only 36 Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the world. For additional information, please visit the College website at www.rollins.edu.

Minimum Qualifications and Education: 

  • PhD degree in Economics or Finance or a closely related discipline, ABD will be considered.
  • Experience teaching at undergraduate college level.
  • Ability to publish academic articles.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Preferred
Qualifications:

  • Practical experience is desirable.
  • PhD from AACSB-accredited institution.
  • Preference given to candidates that have mentored students from diverse backgrounds and/or delivered course content for students from diverse backgrounds.

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online via the College's employment website and upload the following materials as follows:

  1. Letter of interest/personal statement
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Evidence of teaching excellence including a statement of teaching philosophy and recent course evaluations
  4. Research statement
  5. Provide three reference names and email addresses on application

**Preference will be given to applications received by October 31, 2022, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.**

Inquiries can be directed to:
Dr. Kip Kiefer
Chair, Department of Business
kkiefer@rollins.edu

About Rollins College:

Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. to learn more, please click here.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

Benefits &
Perks:

  • Paid Holidays and College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
  • Plus More!

Additional Perks:

  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
  • FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
  • IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
  • College Bookstore Discounts 
  • Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
  • Discover what it's like to live in Orlando: Live, Work, Play and Learn
  • Plus More!

Click here to review our full benefits package.

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Service
Months:

9

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