Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Economics

Wake Forest University


Job Description
Please note:Additional documentation must be added at the bottom of the third screen under the "My Experience." Internal candidates must apply via the internal career portal. Do not proceed with your application from this website.DO NOT complete the application without the required attachments as you will be unable to edit your application. ** Cover letter required for all positions and optional for facilities, campus services, and hospitality positions unless otherwise specified. Job Description SummaryJob Description:The Department of Economics at Wake Forest University seeks applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position. This is a permanent position, with an initial and renewable two-year appointment. The teaching load is three courses each semester. The successful candidate will regularly teach Introduction to Economics and Intermediate Microeconomics and will have the opportunity to teach electives, as well. As a collegiate university dedicated to the Teacher-Scholar model, we are looking for candidates committed to the deeply engaged teaching of undergraduate students. The economics department at Wake Forest is one of the most popular majors in the college and our students are both bright and engaged. Our faculty are committed to strong connections with students both through teaching and research, and we oversee a number of active student clubs such as Women in Economics. Located in Winston-Salem, NC, Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution with undergraduate enrollment of 5100. Wake Forest is ranked 27th among national universities by U.S. News and World Report. For facts about the University, see http://admissions.wfu.edu/facts/.The Department of Economics values diversity and has a multitude of current initiatives focused on increasing both diversity and inclusion among our majors and faculty. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and those with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. We Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.Complete applications will include a cover letter, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations), and a sample course syllabus. Applicants should submit at least 3 letters of recommendation, all of which should provide an assessment of teaching ability and successes. Applications must be submitted to JOE using the included link (https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/listing.php?JOE_ID=2021-02_111467338&). For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 15, 2021. For further questions about the position, please contact Department Chair Amanda Griffith, at griffial@wfu.edu.Additional Job DescriptionWake Forest University requires proof of full vaccination with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine for all positions posted on or after September 13, 2021. Wake Forest University requires that you provide satisfactory proof of full vaccination status to Human Resources within three days of your hire date. You must also maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status, as classified by the CDC, during your employment at Wake Forest University.Consistent with federal, state and local law, Wake Forest University will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons unless providing an accommodation would result in an undue hardship to the University. If you seek an accommodation from the vaccination requirement for disability- or religious-based reasons, you should contact Human Resources.Time Type RequirementFull timeIn order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
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