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Instructor - Economics/Commerce (One Semester)
DATE:   7/24/2012
JOB TITLE:   Instructor - Economics/Commerce
JOB STATUS:   FT (One semester)
DEPARTMENT:   Commerce
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs

One semester, non-tenure track, teaching position in the College of Business for the fall, 2012 semester.  The successful candidate must prepare and teach two sections of undergraduate level Money and Financial Markets on a M-W-F, and prepare and teach one section of Graduate level Corporate Financial Policy which meets on Saturdays (9 am - 5 pm), Oct. 6-Nov. 3.


BUS 120 is at team taught course with two full-time business professors and two adjunct professors.  The full time professors manage the syllabus and grading.  This adjunct position will:

Participate in panels and discussions during the MWF 9-10 am block.  Approximate commitment 1 hour block per week -dates and topics flexible.

Prepare up to two 45 minute lectures for this class of 120 students (topics based on adjunct expertise in consultation with the full-time course coordinator.

Reach out to and work with high achieving business students to enhance their freshmen experience (methodology and details to be determined).

Be present for the Freshman Business Retreat on Saturday, September 15 from 7 am - 4 pm.

Hold 6 hours per week of scheduled office hours on at least three separate days of the week.

Attend College of Business level meetings - weekly.

Use appropriate technology in and out of the classroom, including posting of material and grades on University's Blackboard software program and have the desire and ability to use in-class internet to demonstrate current news and applications in the field.

Follow university policies in regards to holding classes as scheduled, submitting grades on-time, etc. and use the basic course outline and textbooks approved by full time faculty and chairperson.

Ph.D, MBA or Master's degree;

5 years of experience in banking, investment, corporate finance or equivalent;

Previous teaching experience preferred.

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