Southern Utah University
  • 19-Dec-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Cedar City, UT, USA
  • per year Contingent upon education and experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits


Job Description:

The Department of Economics, Marketing, and Analytics in the Leavitt School of Business at Southern Utah University is seeking applicants for a full-time Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Economics to begin in August of 2023. This is a permanent, non-tenure-track position. We are looking for candidates with either an MS or PhD in economics, or a closely related field, who can provide quality experiences in the undergraduate curriculum. While teaching duties may be varied and somewhat flexible, the department has a particular need to cover courses in Principles of Economics (Micro and Macro), Quantitative Methods, and Managerial Economics. Teaching load is generally 4 or 5 courses per semester, depending on qualifications. Other responsibilities include maintaining professional and/or academic qualifications to remain qualified in an appropriate AACSB category (see https://www.suu.edu/business/faculty-staff-resources.html for a description of school policy); mentoring students; and providing service to the department, school, or university.

Southern Utah University is a comprehensive, Masters S institution serving about 13,000 students. Economics is housed in the School of Business, which is AACSB accredited and offers a full range of baccalaureate programs, as well as MBA, MAcc, and MSBA degrees.

For either position, please apply online at https://www.suu.edu/employment/

This position is contingent on funding.


Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide quality instruction in the classroom, teaching 4 or 5 courses per semester.

2. Meet scholarly and/or professional engagement requirements to maintain AACSB qualifications in the appropriate category.

3. Engage with and mentor students in alignment with the mission and vision of the School and University.

4. Provide service to the department, school, or university.


Education and Experience Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

1. Master's degree or PhD in Economics or a closely related field.

2. Persons holding a PhD must meet the academic requirements to be qualified in the Scholarly Academic (SA) category or the academic and professional requirements to be qualified in the Practice Academic (PA) category. Persons holding a MS degree must meet the academic and professional requirements to be qualified in the Scholarly Practitioner (SP) category or the professional requirements to be qualified in the Instructional Practitioner (IP) category. Please see https://www.suu.edu/business/faculty-staff-resources.html for a description of school policy.

3. Ability to provide an excellent educational experience for students.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Relevant teaching experience at the university level.

2. Experience engaging with students in co- and extra-curricular activities.

3. Experience with online education.


Documents Needed to Apply:

1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2. Cover Letter

3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

4. Unofficial Transcripts

5. Contact information for 3 professional references

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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