WORKING TITLE: Assistant Teaching Professor – Economics
UW SYSTEM OFFICIAL TITLE: Teaching Assistant Professor
POSTING DATE: January 3, 2023
START DATE: August 21, 2023
Essential Job Functions
The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay seeks applicants for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Economics. The Cofrin School of Business values university-level teaching experience, the ability to teach a variety of classes related to the candidate's academic field and preparation, engagement in institutional, community, and professional service, and experience working in the world of business.
The successful applicant will contribute to the Department of Accounting & Finance and an endowed school of business experiencing sustained enrollment growth. The economics faculty and the BS and minor in Economics joined the Cofrin School of Business in fall 2021, providing new and significant opportunities for program innovation and professional collaborations. Over the past year the Department opened the Charles Schwab Foundation Center for Personal Financial Planning and the Willie D. Davis Finance and Investment Laboratory to improve community engagement and expand experiential learning opportunities for students. The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business has added approximately 900 students over the past 9 years, contributing significantly to UW-Green Bay’s growth. The college and departmental connections to the region and its business community are extensive.
This position will be responsible for enhancing UW-Green Bay’s mission-driven inclusive teaching and educational environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates those with diverse identities, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds.
What You'll Do
This position includes the following responsibilities:
- Teach undergraduate courses in economics or related disciplines. Courses will be taught both in-person and online and may be taught in any of several other instructional modalities (e.g., blended, interactive video) to meet learner needs.
- Perform scholarly activities, service, and professional engagement activities consistent with the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business expectations for an Assistant Teaching Professor.
- Advise and mentor students to increase professional development, career advancement, and engagement in experiential learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom.
- Implement inclusive instructional strategies to increase support for students from underrepresented and first-generation backgrounds at UW-Green Bay.
- Perform institutional and community service.
- Contribute to ongoing program development within the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business.
- Master’s degree in Economics, or related discipline, at time of application
- Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
- Evidence of engagement in institutional, community, or professional service endeavors.
The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.
In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.
Conditions of Appointment
The home campus of this position is Green Bay and the successful candidate may be required to teach an occasional course at the Marinette, Sheboygan, or Manitowoc Campus.
Position is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track, Instructional Academic Staff appointment. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.
Compensation and Benefits
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.
For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below.
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- Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
- Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work
- Names and contact information for three references
If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:
Phone: (920) 465-2006
To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, January 15, 2023.
Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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