JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Florida Gulf Coast University

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BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111457095
Date Posted: 11/07/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Fort Myers, Florida, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
Free Enterprise
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Appointment Type: 9 Month

Job Description
As an Associate/Full Professor of Economics you will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

Required Qualifications
Earned Doctorate in Economics from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.

Candidates must show evidence of successful teaching, research, and service sufficient to warrant appointment at the rank of Associate Professor within the Lutgert College of Business.

Research output must include a focus on Free Enterprise.

Preferred Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have an established research stream as evidenced by publications in peer reviewed journals consistent with appointment at the rank of Full Professor.

At least five years of teaching experience in an AACSB International accredited business school.

Involvement in national organizations with an emphasis on Free Enterprise is a significant benefit.

Experience with community outreach and planning of events that engage the community with the institution is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties
The teaching load for this position is up to three courses per semester; five courses per academic year.

The teaching assignment will include a combination of graduate and undergraduate economics courses.

The teaching assignment will include at least one section of The Moral Foundations of Capitalism.

The holder of this position will be expected to produce scholarship consistent with the LCOB’s standard for the faculty classification of Scholarly Academic and provide service to the Department and College.

Other Duties
The holder of this position will coordinate the delivery of the BB&T Free Enterprise Lecture series.

Posting Number F34P
Open Date 08/31/2016
Close Date 01/11/2017

Special Instructions to Applicants
Appointment will be made at a faculty rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2017.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore, all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request and become property of FGCU.

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
1. Cover Letter
2. Transcripts
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

*** We will be attending the ASSA Annual Meeting Jan 6-9th in Chicago. If you are interested in the position, please contact Shelton Weeks at 239-247-1538.*******

FGCU is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link