Adjunct Instructor 1 – Economics

Big Rapids, Michigan, United States

Job description

Position Number: J10003-18-10

Posting Number: F0001939

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ferris State University – Big Rapids

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement

FLSA: Exempt

Employee Class: J1 – Adj Fac-PT Salary-no retire

At Will/Just Cause: At Will

Summary of Position

Teach undergraduate courses in principles of economics both macroeconomics and microeconomics, possibly other economic classes in a face-to-face setting. Candidates must be able to demonstrate teaching excellence. The College of Business is dedicated to providing a learning experience that instills in its student’s knowledge, competencies, and skills for entry level and job advancement in their chosen careers. To facilitate this, faculty are expected to be student oriented and able to integrate current technology into the learning environment. Additionally, faculty will participate in collaborative efforts to foster course enhancement, teaching effectiveness, and assessment of student learning. Office hours are required, one hour for each class taught. This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis.

Position Type: Faculty – Temporary & Continuing

Required Education

Master’s degree in Economics.

Required Work Experience

Two years teaching experience in economics at the college level.

Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered

Ph.D. in Economics.

Three years teaching experience in economics at the college level.


Essential Duties

  • Part-time teaching and related responsibilities; utilizing face-to-face delivery; delivery on campus; assuring/improving learning through assessment; close consultation with program faculty, as well as training via the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning.

Initial Application Review Date: 07/31/2018

How to apply

Apply online

Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Juris Doctorate degree.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.