As a Visiting Instructor I, Economics, your initial assignment will
include teaching, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as
applicable; course and/or curriculum development;
research/scholarship; involvement on College and University
committees and/or initiatives; as well as duties as assigned.
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.
Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and
maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which
students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social
activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life
reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international
At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that
practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate
expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students
to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently
diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic
and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender
identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural
traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives
to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just
because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our
University stronger. The University community recognizes the
importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these
ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the
We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and
inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to
apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow
and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.
Teach up to (4) classes a semester, conducts scholarly or engage in
professional activities consistent with the LCOB guidelines for
faculty classification as Scholarly Academic, Practice Academic,
Scholarly Practitioner, or Instructional Practitioner, and engage
in service activities as required.
Additional Job Description
- Masters degree from an AACSB accredited business school in
Finance or Economics or an MBA in Finance or Economics with
significant industry experience.
- Must have 18 Graduate Credit Hours in Economics.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Prior teaching experience in an AACSB accredited
- Relevant business experience.
- Professional certification such as CFA, CDE, CFP, or CPA.
- A doctorate in Economics or a closely related field.
Special Instructions to Applicants
- 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
- Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity
of its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and
Appointment will be made on a 9-month semester basis available
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.
Required Application Materials:
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Curriculum Vitae
- Five (5) Professional References
FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.