Primary Purpose of Position
This is a non-tenure track full time one-year appointment for a Teaching Assistant professor. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching nine credit hours of courses per semester in addition to other departmental service. The faculty member is expected to develop and deliver high-quality course content and student engagement activities in economics at the undergraduate and MBA levels both on campus and online. Related professional engagement and department/college service are also expected.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Department of Economics is one of five academic departments in the College of Business and Economics at North Carolina A&T State University, located in Greensboro, NC. North Carolina A&T State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research institution committed to exemplary teaching and learning, scholarly and creative research, and effective engagement and public service.
The Department of Economics currently enrolls approximately 100 majors and offers three undergraduate B.S. degrees: an economics degree with an open (general) concentration, one with a concentration in business, and one with a concentration in law. The general economics degree includes ten electives, making it attractive to students who want to combine economics with specializations in other fields. The Economics-Business concentration is an AACSB-accredited program; the College has been accredited by AACSB International since 1979. The Department currently has 12 faculty, all of whom hold terminal degrees.
For more information, visit https://www.ncat.edu/cobe/departments/econ/.
The position requires an earned doctorate in Economics or Applied Economics by the anticipated date of appointment and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research appropriate to the level of appointment.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Highly desirable candidates will have evidence of effective undergraduate teaching in both face to face and online modalities. For this position, we particularly value candidates with demonstrated experience in effective online teaching practices.