Under the general direction of the chair of the George B.
Delaplaine Jr. School of Business, the college invites applications
for a full-time visiting position at the assistant professor rank
in Economics to begin in the Fall semester of 2023. The assistant
professor will teach seven courses (three/four courses per
semester) to include teaching various core and elective economics
courses at the undergraduate and MBA level. A successful applicant
will have the ability to teach across the economics discipline to
include courses among the following: environmental economics,
microeconomics, gender economics, and managerial economics.
include the following. Other duties may be
- Teach seven courses over Fall and Spring semesters across the
economics discipline to include courses among the following:
environmental economics, microeconomics, gender economics, and
- Demonstrate an ability or potential for quality teaching and
- Plan course syllabus and assignments for semester of study to
meet Hood College and departmental curriculum requirements
utilizing a variety of teaching techniques.
- Evaluate students' learning styles, interests, aptitudes,
temperament, and individual characteristics to determine suitable
level of instruction and assignments.
- Instruct with students in course content and provides learning
opportunities in and out of the classroom to achieve course
- Encourage class participation and provides assistance as
appropriate to students in completing class assignments. Manages
classroom interactions and establishes and maintains a climate that
- Critique performance on various assignments to measure the
quality of learning, to build thinking skills, to challenge
students’ assumptions, and to reinforce concepts, which may include
practical application of new skills.
- Maintain regular office hours and contact with students as
appropriate. Works with student to address problems and resolve
Accompany students on field trips or other off-campus learning
opportunities as appropriate.
- Determine grades for assignments and for overall achievement in
class. Provide appropriate documentation of grades to students and
department as appropriate.
- Other job-related duties as assigned.
- Supports and participates in departmental and/or college
committees as requested
- Engages professional organizations to develop professional
partnerships and meet academic needs of the institution.
- Supports all department and College initiatives to recruit and
retain talented students.
- Acts as an active member of the Hood College community.
We seek a candidate who values diversity, equity and inclusion in
all that they do. Candidates must have strong organizational skills
and a proven ability to work collaboratively with partners across
campus in support of Hood College’s mission as a student-centered,
liberal arts institution.
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Candidates who have a Ph.D. or ABD in Economics are strongly
encouraged to apply. Applications from executives who have a
doctorate in any field of business and a MBA with significant
economics coursework will also be considered. Candidates must
demonstrate an ability or potential for quality teaching and
service. This position is a one-year contract at the Visiting
Assistant Profess or rank with the option for consideration for a
Proficient in MS Office tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint), e-mail and Internet. Ability to learn new applications
quickly including organization-wide information systems and
department-specific software applications.
Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to
effectively provide information and positively respond to questions
from both external and internal customers both in person and by
phone. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Proficient with statistical and financial concepts. Must have the
ability to apply those concepts to tracking, projections, goal
setting and interpreting reports. Must be able to draw conclusions
from reports and make cost effective decisions regarding
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a number of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to work
independently and as a member of a group in developing and
executing project plans. Ability to work in theoretical arena and
apply logic as appropriate.
We invite qualified candidates to apply on-line via our electronic
application which requires submission of a résumé and three
If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please
email email@example.com or call (301) 696-3592.
Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and
subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible
to work in the United States. EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability
Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race,
color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or
gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion,
or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or
employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as
required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational
Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation
for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about
discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to
the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401
Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For
complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy,
please visit http://www.hood.edu/non-discrimination/.