Full-Time Faculty-Economics (ECON)

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VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Requisition Number 2019061F Position Title Full-Time Faculty-Economics (ECON) Salary Range Per full-time faculty salary schedule DBM Rating n/a Job Type Full Time Job Category Faculty Anticipated Start Date 08/17/2020 Campus Bryan, RELLIS Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Status Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours As defined by the institution, could include evenings and weekends

To perform the day-to-day operations of the Economics instructional program at the assigned campus.

Essential Duties

Instruction and Classroom Management
• Maintain access to students through office hours and electronic communication.
• Prepare, maintain and utilize an accurate course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
• Utilize a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media and educational resources.
• Maintain student participation and attendance in class.
• Conduct classes and final exams punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule.

Student Success
• Advise or refer students to available academic support, advising, and counseling services.
• Maintain a positive and professional relationship with students.

Assessment Duties
• Hold sole responsibility to assess students’ performances through a range of formative and summative assessments and provide constructive feedback in a timely manner.
• Assist in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.

Professional Development and Service
• Exhibit a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development opportunities and effective teaching methodologies.
• Actively engage in collegial activities in a professional manner across the department, college, and communities such as departmental meetings, committees, and Blinn College partner collaborations.

Institutional Responsibilities
• Submit timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions.
• Comply with all college policies and procedures.
• Exhibit effective communication skills, both written and oral.
• Attend college orientations, required institutional meetings, and trainings.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other instructors, staff, administration and students.

Ability to instruct students while achieving the course learning objectives.

Preferred Experience and Training

College teaching experience preferred

Online teaching experience preferred

Training or coursework in economics pedagogy

Physical Requirements Required Degree, License or Certifications

Master’s degree or higher in Economics or Master’s degree or higher with at least 18 graduate hours in economics from an accredited college or university

Special Notes To Applicants

Applications lacking a cover letter, resume and transcripts will be considered incomplete and may not be reviewed.

Requested documents should be attached as PDF files to this application.

Official transcripts will be required. Unofficial transcripts may be attached to this application for review, but, if employed, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts must be sent by the degree-granting institution directly to Blinn College (c/o Dean, Business and Mathematics (BM), PO Box 6030, Bryan, TX 77805). Additionally, transcripts may be sent electronically to charlesm.smith@blinn.edu

All foreign transcripts must be accompanied by a credential evaluation from a certified agency.

A short teaching demonstration will be scheduled if an applicant is scheduled for review.

Names and means of contact (email address and/or telephone number) of three references must be included in resume or CV.

This is a 9 month, benefits eligible position. Blinn College pays 100% of health insurance for full time employees, 50% for dependents, and two times your annual salary in life insurance benefits. Optional coverage’s can begin on your first active duty date. If you would like to review insurance benefits in advance, you can access the New Employee Benefits Guide online, http://www.ers.state.tx.us/New-Employee/Insurance/. Leave time includes 16 hours personal each year and 8 hours sick each month of contract. Paid leave for college designated holidays, Spring Break, Thanksgiving, and Christmas break (approx. 25 days per year).


The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL -X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory. http://www.blinn.edu/academic_affairs/Faculty_Credentialing_Guidelines.pdf

Quick Link http://employment.blinn.edu/postings/8164 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least one of the following degrees from an accredited College or University? Please select the highest degree earned from the answer set below.
    • Master's Degree in Economics
    • PhD in Economics
    • Master's degree or higher with 18 graduate hours of economics
    • No
  2. * The criteria for accreditation adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) require all faculty teaching college-level courses have 'at least 18 graduate hours in their teaching field(s) and hold a Master's degree or higher'. If you have a Master's degree or higher, please list the title and course number of each graduate course that may be applied to the 18 hours required in your teaching field. (Education courses do not satisfy this requirement.) Please list the courses here as well as attach a transcript(s) at the end of this application.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * To be eligible for employment in the U.S. and at Blinn College, would you need an H-1B visa or any visa sponsorship? If yes, please give details.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * The Division of Mathematics, Business, Engineering and Technology offers courses on several campuses including: Brenham, Bryan, Schulenburg, and Sealy. Please list all campuses at which you are interested in teaching. Please note teaching assignments may be at one or more campus locations.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have college or secondary teaching experience other than as a teaching assistant?
    • Yes, I have more than 3 years of college teaching experience.
    • Yes, I have 1-3 years of college teaching experience.
    • Yes, I have more than 3 years of secondary teaching experience.
    • Yes, I have 1-3 years of secondary teaching experience.
    • No, my teaching experience is only as a teaching assistant.
    • No, I have no teaching experience.
  6. * Please list the title and course number of all economics courses you have taught and for what length of time. (i.e. - ECON 2301 (Principles of Economics, Macro), 5 semesters)

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * From the choices provided, please list all modalities in which you have taught: Face-to-Face, Web Enhanced, Blended/Hybrid, Online, Flipped Classroom, Accelerated.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * What experience do you have in creating online courses? Please list any certifications, distinctions, and/or training you have received.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * What is your teaching philosophy? Please copy and paste your teaching philosophy here as well as attach it at the end of this application.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
    • Blinn employment site
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
    • Indeed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC
    • TACC
    • Other (specify in next question below)
  11. * If in the previous question you selected 'Advertisement', 'Internet Site', or 'Other', please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  15. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/pdf/GV.657.pdf)
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  2. Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  3. Unofficial Other Transcripts 3
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 2
  5. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript
  6. Curriculum Vitae
  7. Other Document 1
  8. Other Document 2
  9. DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  10. DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)

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