Lecturer of Economics

Employer
Northern Arizona University
Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Other Business & Management
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
Workplace Culture

NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU’s culture of excellence.

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Job Description

LECTURER - ECONOMICS

The W. A. Franke College of Business (FCB) at Northern Arizona University (NAU) in Flagstaff, Arizona invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position at the Lecturer level to begin August 2022. The position is a benefits eligible, non-tenure track position for the 2022 – 2023 academic year with the possibility of renewal, conditional upon teaching performance and availability of funding. NAU was recently designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Teaching, mentoring, and collaborating with a diverse student body is critical for faculty success. Faculty in the FCB conduct interdisciplinary, community oriented projects with a number of units on campus.

DESCRIPTION
  • Teach 12 credit hours (4 classes) of economics courses each semester (Fall and Spring).
  • Provide career advisement to students.
  • Participate in economics area, college, and university service.
  • Engage in a program of intellectual activities or professional qualification requirements in accordance with FCB and AACSB guidelines .
Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduate degree (Master’s Degree or higher with a concentration in economics or closely related field) from an accredited regional institution or internationally accredited institution.
  • Evidence of community service involvement with multicultural constituencies.
  • Minimum one (1) year of teaching experience in economics or closely related field.
  • Ability to meet AACSB academic or professional qualification requirements (as referenced in job description).
Preferred Qualifications
  • Five (5) years of in-person, blended, and online teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated excellence in working, teaching and communicating with diverse constituencies.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching as documented by a pattern of strong teaching evaluations.
  • Experience and/or willingness to teach economics courses such as principles of microeconomics, principles of macroeconomics, and other economics courses as assigned.
General Information

A non-Ph.D. granting college, the FCB is a leading AACSB-accredited provider of business education. The FCB educational experience is characterized by high levels of faculty-student interaction. The college offers undergraduate and graduate education, and has enrollments of approximately 3,600 students. The FCB is known for preparing outstanding, motivated professionals who are often first generation college students.

Northern Arizona University has a student population of 29,569, including approximately 21,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.

Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.

While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.

Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.

For information about diversity, access and equity at NAU, see the Center for University Access and Inclusion webpage .

Background Information

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements - Under the recent executive order issued by President Biden requiring all employees of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, NAU expects all employees, including new hires, to be vaccinated unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required by December 8, 2021. For questions about vaccines and medical or religious accommodations, please visit FAQs for Employee Vaccination Requirement .

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check.

Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.

Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report . The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities.

If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.

Salary

Commensurate with experience.

Benefits

This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page .

Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service . Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment.

If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU HR benefits page .

Submission Deadline

This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2021.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs , follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' link, locate vacancy 605750, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.

Application must include: (1) a cover letter highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) recent teaching evaluations, and (4) names and contact information for three references. Save all items as PDF and/or Word documents.

Any questions about the position should be addressed to Kay Pinto, Executive Assistant of The W. A. Franke College of Business, 928-523-7343, Kay.Pinto@nau.edu .

If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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