Assistant Professor or Instructor of Economics

Position ID: 37340
Location
Institution: 
East Georgia State College
College/Div/School: 
School of Social Science
Position Description
New Position?: 
No
Job Class: 
Instructor, Assistant Professor
Job Description: 
Position Title Assistant Professor or Instructor of Economics
Job Description Summary

Full-time economics faculty at East Georgia State College-Augusta, teaching 15 semester credit hours in the area of economics and/or online classes, day and/or evening. In addition to teaching, faculty are responsible for scholarly and professional development, service to the institution and community, academic advisement, and instructional assessment.

Knowledge Required by the Position

Candidates should be committed to the two-year college mission, with a primary interest in the teaching/learning process as related to the academic discipline of economics and the two-year college student. Commitment to excellent student advising is essential. Competence in electronic communications, as well as distance learning.

Supervisory Controls

None

Guidelines

Guidelines include the University System of Georgia Policy Manual, the college faculty handbook, the college catalog, and the college student handbook. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

Complexity/Scope of Work

The purpose of this position is to provide instruction to students. Success in this position contributes to the provision of quality instruction for students.

Contacts

Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel, faculty, staff, and members of the general public.

Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, or to motivate or influence persons.

Physical Demands

The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light objects. The work is typically performed in a classroom.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility

None

Minimum Qualifications

Masters degree with a minimum of eighteen graduate semester credit hours in economics required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in appropriate discipline preferred.

Posting Detail Information

AA/EEO Statement

Individuals who need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 478-289-2035. Deaf and Hard of Hearing callers may access our campus phone numbers by utilizing your state relay service (such as the Georgia Relay Service) or by utilizing Video Remote Services. East Georgia State College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Tobacco-free Institution, Federal law requires ID and employment eligibility verification prior to employment. Georgia is an Open Records state. East Georgia State College (EGSC) is an associate and baccalaureate degree granting, residential, liberal arts state college of the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to both academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of East Georgia State College.

Complete College Georgia

East Georgia State College strives to create and maintain a learning environment maximizing the opportunity for each student to succeed. Each individual student’s academic success is important. Accordingly, every employee of the college has a responsibility to carry out his/her position duties in a manner which enhances the learning environment and communicates that message to students each working day.

This position description describes the specific duties and responsibilities of this position. In addition, each EGSC staff member has the responsibility to contribute as needed to other projects and initiatives to assure that EGSC carries out its mission and attains its vision. This may, from time to time, require active participation on committees or performance of other duties not specifically described in this position description.

Open Date 09/29/2017
Close Date 10/13/2017
Open Until Filled No
Pass Message

Thank you for your interest in this position. The screening and selection process is currently underway and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.

Fail Message

Thank you for your interest in this position. Based on your responses to the questions on the employment application, you do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Please do not let this discourage you from applying for other positions that interest you.

Applicant Documents Edit

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Teaching Philosophy
    Position Title Assistant Professor or Instructor of Economics
    Position Number  
    Job Description Summary

    Full-time economics faculty at East Georgia State College-Augusta, teaching 15 semester credit hours in the area of economics and/or online classes, day and/or evening. In addition to teaching, faculty are responsible for scholarly and professional development, service to the institution and community, academic advisement, and instructional assessment.

    Knowledge Required by the Position

    Candidates should be committed to the two-year college mission, with a primary interest in the teaching/learning process as related to the academic discipline of economics and the two-year college student. Commitment to excellent student advising is essential. Competence in electronic communications, as well as distance learning.

    Supervisory Controls

    None

    Guidelines

    Guidelines include the University System of Georgia Policy Manual, the college faculty handbook, the college catalog, and the college student handbook. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

    Complexity/Scope of Work

    The purpose of this position is to provide instruction to students. Success in this position contributes to the provision of quality instruction for students.

    Contacts

    Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel, faculty, staff, and members of the general public.

    Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, or to motivate or influence persons.

    Physical Demands

    The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light objects. The work is typically performed in a classroom.

    Supervisory and Management Responsibility

    None

    Minimum Qualifications

    Masters degree with a minimum of eighteen graduate semester credit hours in economics required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Ph.D. in appropriate discipline preferred.

    Posting Detail Information

    AA/EEO Statement

    Individuals who need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 478-289-2035. Deaf and Hard of Hearing callers may access our campus phone numbers by utilizing your state relay service (such as the Georgia Relay Service) or by utilizing Video Remote Services. East Georgia State College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Tobacco-free Institution, Federal law requires ID and employment eligibility verification prior to employment. Georgia is an Open Records state. East Georgia State College (EGSC) is an associate and baccalaureate degree granting, residential, liberal arts state college of the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to both academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of East Georgia State College.

    Complete College Georgia

    East Georgia State College strives to create and maintain a learning environment maximizing the opportunity for each student to succeed. Each individual student’s academic success is important. Accordingly, every employee of the college has a responsibility to carry out his/her position duties in a manner which enhances the learning environment and communicates that message to students each working day.

    This position description describes the specific duties and responsibilities of this position. In addition, each EGSC staff member has the responsibility to contribute as needed to other projects and initiatives to assure that EGSC carries out its mission and attains its vision. This may, from time to time, require active participation on committees or performance of other duties not specifically described in this position description.

    Open Date 09/29/2017
    Close Date 10/13/2017
    Open Until Filled No
    Pass Message

    Thank you for your interest in this position. The screening and selection process is currently underway and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.

    Fail Message

    Thank you for your interest in this position. Based on your responses to the questions on the employment application, you do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Please do not let this discourage you from applying for other positions that interest you.

    Applicant Documents Edit

    Required Documents

    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
    3. Teaching Philosophy
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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Contract Period: 
10 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Economics, General
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Masters
Position Type: 
Faculty
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Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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