Assistant Professor - Economics

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: La Crosse, WISCONSIN
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Position Information

Recruitment Number 5180
Working Title Assistant Professor - Economics
Position Type Faculty/Instructional
Appointment Percentage 100
Division/College College of Business Administration
Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

The College of Business Administration is one of four colleges at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. The CBA consists of six academic departments and one non-academic department which is the Small Business Development Center.

Six of the college’s seven academic programs are housed in an academic department (Accountancy, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing) except for the International Business program which is managed by the CBA International Business Advisory Committee (IBAC). There are eight majors and seven minors in the undergraduate curriculum. The college also participates in the University of Wisconsin online consortium Master of Business Administration (MBA).

The CBA has an outstanding reputation for the high quality of its faculty, programs, staff, and most importantly its students. The CBA is fully accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) – the premier national and international accreditation authority. The college maintains active collaborations within the region and community and with numerous educational institutions in Europe, Asia, and elsewhere.

The College of Business Administration maintains an active Assurance of Learning Program to ensure both the undergraduate and graduate programs are assessed and evaluated on a regular basis to foster successful student learning. The planning and assessment efforts are guided by a task force of knowledgeable and enthusiastic faculty and instructional academic staff. Assurance of Learning supports the AACSB accreditation principles of accountability and continuous improvement.

Position Summary

The Department of Economics, part of the AACSB accredited College of Business Administration at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position beginning August 26, 2019. The candidate will teach an introductory business statistics course and upper-division courses, such as applied econometrics, intermediate microeconomics, labor economics, environmental economics, or public economics. A typical semester includes two preparations with a nine-hour teaching load. Class sizes range from 25 to 35 students.

General position summary statement for UWL faculty positions:
Under general supervision of department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, and advising students. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. The individual is expected to maintain an active, on-going program of scholarship appropriate to the discipline. In addition, this individual will provide service to the department, college, and university and is likely expected to provide service to the community and/or the profession. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.

Required Qualifications

- Applicants should have or be near completing a doctoral degree in Economics or a related field by the start date. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2020.

- Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability and interest in innovative and high quality teaching, a commitment to scholarly research, and a willingness to engage in university and professional service.

Preferred Qualifications

- Prior published peer reviewed work.
- Teaching experience.

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