Undergraduate Adjunct Faculty, Economics

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Sep 17, 2021
Closes
Oct 30, 2021
Ref
FAC8329
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Undergraduate Adjunct Faculty, Economics

The George Mason University, Department of Economics in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is seeking adjunct faculty to teach in-person undergraduate-level courses. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and cultural environment.

About the Department of Economics: The Economics Department at George Mason University has developed a significant international reputation for a particular approach to economics. The Mason style of economics fuses traditional micro- and macroeconomics with scholarship in the fields of Public Choice (founded by Nobel Laureate and Mason Professor Emeritus James Buchanan), Austrian Economics, and Experimental Economics (the latter founded by Nobel Laureate and Mason Professor Emeritus Vernon Smith). Overall, Mason's economics program focuses on society and analyzes policy issues from both theoretical and applied perspectives.

About the Position: The Instructor will be responsible for teaching in-person courses for the Department's undergraduate degree programs. Courses enroll both majors and non-majors from across the university.

Possible courses could include: ** ECON 330 - Public Finance ** ECON 355 - The Political Economy of Nonprofit Institutions ** ECON 361 - Economic Development of Latin America ** ECON 362 - African Economic Development ** ECON 374 - Health Economics ** ECON 380 - Economies in Transition ** ECON 390 - International Economics ** ECON 420 - International Money and Finance ** ECON 421 - Financial Economics

Responsibilities: * Serve as the Instructor of record for undergraduate-level course(s); * Obtain materials needed for classes, including texts and other materials and utilize Blackboard for disseminating course material; * Maintain consistent communication with students enrolled in the class throughout the course session; * Meet with students, individually through office hours, and as a class as assigned; * Implement assessment instruments (e.g., problem sets, quizzes, exams) as included in the course design; * Maintain contact with the Department's Undergraduate Office throughout the course session with updates; * Enter final course grades in line with all University deadlines.

Required Qualifications: * 18 hours of graduate coursework in economics.

Preferred Qualifications: * Master's or Ph.D. in Economics; * Prior post-secondary teaching experience.

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Please note, candidates will only be contacted when there is an opening for which we believe the candidate is a strong match."

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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