Instructor or Assistant Professor: Economics and Finance School of Business
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Higher Education Institution
The School of Business at Spalding University is seeking a candidate academically qualified to teach economics, finance, and financial planning courses for either an instructor or tenure track assistant professor position. Successful candidates are passionate about teaching and supporting students, willing to contribute their interests and ideas for new and innovative courses and programs, eager to externally represent the school and its programs in the community, and have the interest and ability to engage in scholarly activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teaching undergraduate and possibly graduate courses with credentials to teach economics, finance, and financial planning. Teaching responsibilities can be a combination of face-to-face and online courses.
Advising undergraduate students.
Active engagement in professional development activities.
Active engagement in School of Business recruiting and retention initiatives both in the internal and external community.
Serving on School and University committees.
Participating in faculty meetings, creative/scholarly activity, graduation ceremonies, and service appropriate to the university faculty member.
SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Ph.D., D.B.A., Ed.D. or ABD in business-related field with the appropriate graduate hours to meet SACSCOC guidelines for teaching economics and finance.
Previous teaching experience at the university level is preferred.
Daily contact with administration, faculty, staff, and students.
Regular contact with the general public.
Must have an appreciation and respect for diverse populations.
Nestled in the midst of Kentucky’s largest city, historic Spalding University combines a rich history and a commitment to community service as we attract students who desire a high quality education in a very personalized setting. An engaged faculty serves nearly 2500 students at the bachelors’, masters and doctoral levels, providing quality, real-world learning in liberal and professional studies. Faculty, staff and students are united by the institutional mission: Spalding University is a diverse community of learners dedicated to meeting the needs of the times in the tradition of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth through quality undergraduate and graduate liberal and professional studies, grounded in spiritual values, with emphasis on service and the promotion of peace and justice. With a focus on community service and leadership, Spalding offers all students a mission-driven connection to community and comprehensive learning resources while striking a distinctive balance serving the educational needs of both the traditional student and the working adult. In addition, our unique 6-week session delivery format affords students needed scheduling flexibility amidst other life resp...onsibilities. Spalding University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University complies with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws. It is the University’s policy not to discriminate against any individual or group of individuals and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status or other protected status. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening as well as a criminal background check.