Assistant Teaching Professor - 15793BR
Assistant Teaching Professor
In a continuing effort to enrich the academic and research environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the US by the effective date of the appointment. This position will report to the Director of the Brandmeyer Center for Applied Economics. (Administratively, the Brandmeyer Center is a unit of the University of Kansas School of Business in the area of Finance.)
Teach undergraduate or graduate level courses in various topics in the area. Duties include but are not limited to: course preparation, consultation, and assignment of course grades. Courses may be taught at the Lawrence, Edwards, or Leavenworth campus or online. The course load for this appointment is four courses each semester (fall and spring). Course load and teaching assignments will be determined by the area director to best meet the needs of the School of Business. All teaching professors should abide by area, school, and university policies and procedures.
10% - Service
Participate as an active member of the area and engage in instruction-related activities beyond direct instruction. Examples include curriculum development committees, course improvement initiatives, and advising student organizations. All faculty members are expected to fulfill their share of service duties needed to facilitate the efficient operation of the school.
10% - Scholarly engagement
Engage with practitioners in the business community to better understand current and evolving business practice and disseminate this knowledge within or outside the school to improve instruction and student development. Dissemination may take many forms, including but not limited to presentations or workshops for colleagues, participation on curriculum committees, case study, and case competition development. If desired, scholarly engagement may also include academic or pedagogical research, publications in academic or practitioner journals or textbook development.
- A Ph.D. degree in Economics, Business or related field.
- Documented ability to teach economics-related courses.
- A proven track record in teaching economics and business-related courses to undergraduate-level students, as demonstrated by application materials. Application materials may include prior student course evaluations.
- A proven track record for engaging in economic research through publications, grants, or other research initiatives.
- A proven track record in developing and communicating economic research for business-related or policy-related audiences, as demonstrated by application materials.
Additional Candidate Instructions
In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant's contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU's mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following questions at the time of application. Each response must be within 4,000 characters or less.
- Please describe your experience, approach or methodologies to create and implement inclusive teaching and advising practices, pedagogical techniques and course materials to create an inclusive classroom environment.
- In your current and/or previous role, please provide an example outlining how you demonstrate your ongoing commitment in working with diverse groups/populations.