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Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) in Economics

Wenzhou-Kean University - College of Liberal Arts

Location: Wenzhou - China
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th April 2020
Expires: 7th June 2020

About the Job: 

College of Liberal Arts at WKU is seeking vibrant candidates to teach principle and intermediate economics courses, as well as econometrics and business statistics. In addition to teaching and research, faculty are expected to contribute to the growth of the programs, including, but not limited to: curriculum development, program assessment, student recruitment/advisement, office hours, senior project supervision, internship opportunities, research experience for undergraduates. 
 
All faculty positions are full-time assignments, effective for the start of the fall 2020 semester.  

A tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor is a full time, 10-month employee who teaches 24 credits per academic year (course release is available for grant proposal development and other substantial research initiatives). The candidate will be expected to participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including high quality teaching, research, student advising and learning support service; service to the university and/or professional community, and perform related work as required. Tenure-track appointment requires publications in internationally recognized and vigorously peer-reviewed journals on Economics or other closely related subjects;   

Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. All faculty may be required to teach General Education courses as needed. Opportunities are also available to teach disciplinary support courses. Candidates with an interest in teaching across disciplines are encouraged to apply. 
 
Qualifications: 

A Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related field is required; ABD can be considered for exceptional candidates with completion prior to the effective date of employment. Strong record of publications in well recognized and vigorously peer-reviewed journals. Ideally a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level and English fluency are required for all positions. 
 
Application Information: 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Please send cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, research plan, unofficial transcripts and contact information of three professional references by email to Search Committee Chairperson at  wkuecot@wku.edu.cn. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment.  

Background Screening: 

Wenzhou-Kean University conducts background screenings on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background Screenings.  

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

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