Instructor of Economics or Assistant Professor of Practice in Economics

University of South Dakota   Vermillion, SD   Full-time     Education
Posted on January 24, 2023
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Instructor of Economics or Assistant Professor of Practice in Economics

The University of South Dakota’s Beacom School of Business seeks applications for an Instructor or Assistant Professor of Practice in Economics beginning in the 2023-24 academic year. The Economics faculty offer courses as part of the core for all undergraduate and graduate business majors as well as an undergraduate major in economics.

The successful candidate is expected to teach economics courses at the undergraduate level including managerial economics, money and banking, and principles of economics. A secondary interest in macroeconomics is desired. The successful candidate is expected to bring a unique and innovative educational experience to students through classroom teaching and mentorship. As such, there is the opportunity for student engagement through mentoring student activities outside the classroom. The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes on the main campus in Vermillion, SD, online, and in Sioux Falls, SD. Duties include an annual teaching load of eight courses.

A master’s degree in economics, business, or a closely related field. Candidates must have professional experience in economics, business, or a related field. Other requirements are proficiency in oral and written communication, and enthusiasm for engagement, service, and the public good.

Candidates with a graduate degree from an AACSB-International accredited business school are preferred. Previous teaching experience is preferred.

Department Description and Cultural Expectations

USD is committed to fostering a dynamic and welcoming working and learning environments for all. USD provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to ideological, political, or sectarian opinions or perspectives; or race, color, creed, religion, sex, ancestry, disability, national origin or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. USD is committed to the principles of free expression and encourages the timely and rational discussion of topics in an environment that is intellectually and ideologically diverse.

BACKGROUND: The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive; liberal arts-based state institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the Beacom School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Education, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Beacom School of Business is the leading business school in South Dakota and the region offering students a quality business education that goes beyond expectations. Our alumni have become global leaders in such fields as accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, business analytics and health services administration. The school offers multiple undergraduate majors in both Vermillion and Sioux Falls, including marketing, finance, accounting, management, human resources, health services administration, business administration, business analytics, innovation and entrepreneurship, supply chain management, and economics, as well as Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy, and Master of Science in Business Analytics degrees in Vermillion as well as online. Excellence in teaching is our expectation, both in the classroom and in mentoring and advising students outside of class. We deliver an innovative curriculum using the newest instructional methods.

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