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Adjunct, Economics

Employer
Salve Regina University
Location
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 7, 2024

Job Details



About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine and among the best regional universities in the north by U.S. News and World Report, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.


Job Description:

The Department of Business and Economics is creating a pool of eligible adjunct faculty for possible teaching assignments during the 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 academic years. Courses will include Introductory Macroeconomics, Introductory Microeconomics as well as advanced topics in International Economics and other advanced topics in Economics.

All courses will be held in person on our campus in Newport, RI.

Adjunct faculty are expected to:
  • Prepare and instruct classes assigned by the department chair
  • Prepare, proctor and grade examinations
  • Read, comment on, grade and return student assignments, examinations, reports, etc. in a timely manner
  • Provide a course syllabus at the start of the semester to students and department chair
  • Use the Salve learning management system (Canvas) to disseminate syllabus, course material and grades to students
  • Hold weekly office hours
  • Use Salve email to send and receive official email correspondence
  • Work collaboratively with other instructors

Requirements:
  • Masters degree in economics or related discipline (Ph.D. preferred), along with professional and/or teaching experience.
  • Candidates should have an ability to communicate effectively, to use technology and learning management systems (e.g. Canvas) effectively in teaching and learning, and to work collaboratively with other members of the department.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.


Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

URL: www.salve.edu

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 Salve Regina University

From our cornerstone mercy mission to the classic ideals of our liberal arts approach, tradition matters at Salve Regina. It’s woven throughout our 80-acre campus, embedded in our historic buildings and infused in the culture of Newport, Rhode Island.

Tradition at Salve Regina means we remember where we began. Since our founding by the Sisters of Mercy in 1934, we have grown to a community of more than 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students who proudly carry forward our mission in their personal and professional lives. Fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, we are committed to fueling the imagination and encouraging the academic ambitions of our bright and curious students.

At Salve Regina, tradition blends seamlessly with progress. We empower students to explore their talents through diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.

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