Mercer University’s Stetson School of Business and Economics invites applications for a Faculty, Economics position on Mercer’s main campus in Macon, GA. This position is a 9 month, non-tenure track position and will start August 2019. SSBE seeks an engaging teacher, scholar and service-leader, who will actively contribute to a stimulating engaged-learning educational environment where students have an opportunity to grow and learn in challenging academic programs. Primary duties include teaching 9 credit hours per semester, mentoring students, serving on faculty and university committees, working collegially with colleagues to develop academic curricula and student enrichment activities, engaging with the local community, and assisting with academic program assessment, among other duties. An established and active research agenda is a plus. Some evening or weekend teaching (in our MBA programs) may be required.
Mercer University has a total enrollment of over 8,600 students and combines programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, music, health professions, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, law, and theology. Mercer is a member of the Georgia Research Alliance. For more information about the SSBE, visit http://business.mercer.edu.
The Stetson School of Business and Economics is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s business programs. Today, there are 727 business schools in 48 countries and territories that maintain AACSB Accreditation.
A master’s degree from an accredited college/university in Economics or a related field is required; PhD candidates are preferred. Candidates with earned PhD degrees will be given preference, but ABDs with completion of degree by August 1, 2019 will be considered as well. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach core economics courses, such as micro-economics, macro-economics, economic development, institutional economics, entrepreneurial economics at the undergraduate and graduate level. Rank will be determined based on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Commensurate with experience
CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Student Evaluations, References, Statement of Research Interests (optional)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested applicants should complete the brief online application and attach: 1) a letter of interest, addressing how the applicant meets the position requirements and including a paragraph on career aspirations, 2) a current curriculum vitae 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a list of the student evaluation score for each course taught in the last three years 5) names and contact information for at least three professional references, and 6) a statement of research interests (if applicable).
Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.