Faculty Program Coordinator / Lecturer or Sr. Lecturer - Applied Economics

Johns Hopkins University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 22, 2022

Institution Description:

The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). As the nation’s oldest and one of the most prestigious research universities, Johns Hopkins offers high-quality master’s degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students in the mid-Atlantic region and online. In addition to the online programs, AAP also offers master’s degrees and graduate certificate programs at its Washington, DC Center and at the Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD. AAP has approximately 18,000 enrollments each academic year. JHU is committed to hiring candidates who, through their teaching and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Position Description:

The Advanced Academic Programs division seeks a Faculty Program Coordinator to teach in and provide administrative support to the Applied Economics program, established in 1997 and located in Washington, DC. Of particular interest are candidates who have experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds. The Faculty Program Coordinator is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 12-month renewable faculty position with the academic title of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. The Faculty Program Coordinator will have significant interaction/collaboration with the established full-time faculty members in the program and will report to the Program Director of Applied Economics and to the Associate Dean of AAP. This position is ideally expected to begin July 1, 2022. The Program Coordinator will have the following faculty and administrative responsibilities:

Faculty Responsibilities
  • Teach (in-person and online) 6 graduate courses per year, including the preparation for and time spent in the classroom (online or onsite), using best practices for online teaching, engaging and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds in the learning process, responding to student questions;
  • Advise students;
  • Provide input on the curriculum and new course development to ensure the delivery of quality programs;
  • Other academic duties normally performed by full-time faculty, such as participating on committees or in other academic service.
Administrative Responsibilities
  • Assist in managing the Applied Economics program’s degree and certificate programs;
  • Participate in adjunct faculty hiring and development;
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in economics or finance;
  • 1-3 years of online and/or graduate level teaching experience;
  • The ability to teach a wide variety of economics courses.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in economics or finance;
  • 4 or more years of online and/or graduate level teaching experience;
  • 1-3 years of economics-related work experience, for example, government service or serving as a consultant with companies or for the government;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with competing demands and multiple deadlines;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Experience managing a degree or certificate program
Application Instructions

The position will remain open until filled. The ideal candidate will be able to start July 1, 2022.

Candidates must submit the following:
The selected candidate will be expected to undergo a background check and to submit proof of educational attainment.

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