JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Mechanicsburgh, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Management & Business, in the School of Business, Education and Social Sciences at Messiah College, has a unique opening within its growing Economics Program for a full-time, term –tenure track faculty member, beginning in August of 2016.
Messiah’s Economics Program distinguishes itself by preparing students through a unique blend of experiential learning and faith integration. Such ways include, but are not limited to: International Business Institute travel for 10 weeks in Europe, India and China; study in Washington, D.C., through the American Studies Program; nationally recognized intern placements such as London Axco Insurance Information. Through these experiences, students gain an understanding of the domestic business environment, the constant changes most large and small businesses have to make, and the complexity of the global economy.
Messiah’s ACBSP-accredited Department of Management & Business is one of the College’s largest departments (www.messiah.edu/departments/business). Home to six strong business majors and the International Business Institute (http://www.messiah.edu/departments/business/ibi/index.html), the Department provides a very collegial environment in which to teach and to conduct other scholarly work. There are currently 11 full-time faculty members in the department.
Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences and has a student body of nearly 2,800 undergraduate students including over 11% of under-represented and 3.2% international students from 23 countries and nearly 500 graduate students including 10.7% of students from under-represented populations.
The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah College is a teaching institution that emphasizes instruction but values research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty development in teaching and scholarship.
Candidates who apply should demonstrate a strong background in the discipline. An earned doctoral degree in the discipline is preferred; however, a n applicant who is ABD will be considered. Those with teaching experience will be given special consideration. The College seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application and integration of knowledge. Messiah College selects its educators for their Christian commitment as well as their proven teaching ability and their reputation as experts in their chosen fields. Outstanding candidates will be enthusiastic teachers with the ability to incorporate experiential learning in the classroom. They must have the ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and staff, and be strong student advocates. Additionally, they must be committed to active participation in the department with potential for leadership.
Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please provide a current curriculum vitae or resume as well as a letter of interest that clearly explains how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with the mission of Messiah College, which is “to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Curriculum Vitae must include: (1) education, (2) previous employment history, (3) scholarly and professional accomplishments (e.g., papers, publications, presentations), (4) membership in scholarly, professional, or honor societies, and (5) awards and honors received.
Please submit application materials via the application link: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/7223
Messiah College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran’s status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. Consistent with our nondiscrimination statement, the College does not tolerate abuse or harassment of employees, students or other individuals associated with the College. This includes, but is not limited to, vendors, contractors, and guests on the basis of, but not limited to, any of the above categories.
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