Visiting Professor of Economics

Cedar City, Utah, United States
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Job description

The Department of Economics and Finance is looking to hire a visiting scholar to teach courses in economics for the 2018-2019 academic school year. Contract begins August 16, 2018.

There is a option to make this a permanent position the following academic year.

General Duties & ResponsibilitiesTeach undergraduate business courses that meet general education requirements. Of primary need are the courses: Economics of US History, Principles of Microeconomics, and Principles of Macroeconomics.

Required Qualifications1. Master’s degree or higher in Economics or related field

2. Ability to provide an excellent educational experience for students

3. Willingness to adhere to university policy

Preferred QualificationsRelevant teaching experience at the university level

Full Time/Part Time: Full TimeTenure/Non-Tenure Track: Non-Tenure Track

Salary or Salary Range: Contingent upon education and experience; excellent benefits.

Posting Number: F1600151

First Consideration Date: 06/22/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

How to apply

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Please provide the following:

1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching Philosophy
4. Past course evaluations (if applicable)
5. References

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From its founding in 1897, Southern Utah University has evolved from a teacher training institution to now become Utah’s designated liberal arts and sciences university. SUU has always placed students first by fostering small, personalized classes led by supportive professors who are some of the nation's top scholars in their fields of study. True to the University's academic core vision of becoming a nationally recognized institution of learning, SUU faculty, staff and administrators enable students to honor thought in all its finest forms, achieve excellence in their chosen field, and create positive change in the world. People throughout the state look to the University for major academic specialties, economic and business development opportunities and training, distinguished cultural programs, athletic activities, and regional archives. Some of the nation's most acclaimed national parks and outdoor recreation opportunities surround Cedar City and provide the basis for a distinct educational partnership between the University and the National Park Service. A wider range of metropolitan activities is close at hand however, with Las Vegas, Nevada, just two-and-a-half hours south and Salt Lake City, Utah, just three hours north.