Economics -Term Position - Interim & Spring 2014
Teach three courses at the introductory level. The first course will be a Gateway course during the January interim, introducing economic principles under a theme of the instructor’s choosing (e.g.: sustainable development, transition economies, education, health, consumption, technology). The other two courses will be Principles of Economics, spring term. Each course involves the choice of texts, preparation of syllabus, leading classes, holding office hours, and organizing and grading exams and papers.
Ph. D. or ABD in economics. Strongly prefer candidates with college teaching experience in economics, either as lead teacher or as TA, with evidence of energetic, fluent, and inspiring instruction.
Required Application Materials
The following materials should be submitted online via the College’s employment web site (https://jobs.stolaf.edu):
• Cover letter conveying your interest and qualifications, including a statement on your approach to teaching
• Curriculum Vitae
• Copies of graduate school transcripts
• Contact information for two references, each of whom must be able to address the applicant’s qualifications and potential as a teacher of economics (St. Olaf will solicit the reference letters).
Review of completed applications will begin October 30, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to Professor Steven Soderlind (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), St. Olaf College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity in its students, faculty and staff.
To provide a safe and secure educational environment, St. Olaf College verifies the accuracy of all credentials presented by applicants and conducts a criminal background check on every new hire.
Additional information about St. Olaf College may be found at http://wp.stolaf.edu/; information about the economics program may be found at http://wp.stolaf.edu/economics/.