Economics Faculty

first_imgHoward Community College (HCC) is an exciting place to work,learn, and grow! HCC has been awarded the distinction as a “GreatCollege to Work for” since 2009 from The Chronicle of HigherEducation.Howard Community College values diversity among its faculty,staff and student population. We are an innovative institution thatis committed to responding to the ever-changing needs and interestsof a diverse and dynamic community. No matter where you want to goin your career, you can get there from here!The Division of Social Sciences and Education seeks a dynamic,collaborative and student-centered full-time faculty member to jointhe division, to teach in the field of economics. The divisioncurrently offers two pathways: one in Education and another inSocial Science and Criminal Justice. The latter contains a SocialSciences program where students can focus their interests within aspecific social sciences discipline. Our division’s courses areresponsible for measuring General Education objectives in globalcompetency and critical thinking, among others. Our faculty seeksto provide a challenging curriculum that fosters disciplinary andinterdisciplinary thinking in ways that meet our students wherethey are and build confidence and ability. As a college withsignificant student diversity in ethnicity, age and personalexperience we require faculty to develop curriculum that isinclusive and that promotes critical thinking and empathy.The successful candidate will be responsible for teachingcourses and creating active learning opportunities for ourundergraduate students. In this pandemic and post-pandemicenvironment, the faculty member is expected to be familiar with thelatest technologies to effectively teach online and to be familiarwith online electronic resources in order to provide students withinexpensive course materials (OER). The faculty member will berequired to participate in college and/or community service, andwill also be tasked with exploring the integration of high-impactpractices into the economics curriculum, in collaboration with theHCC Division of Academic Engagement. Daytime, evening and weekendcourses are taught at HCC across all platforms: face-to-face,online and hybrid. We are looking for a colleague with the abilityto engage students and to instruct using a range of teachingmethods and pedagogies.General ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will teach 30 credit hours ofeconomics courses per year (fall and spring semesters) and providea minimum of five office hours for student interaction per weekduring fall and spring semesters.Other responsibilities include but are not limited to design,development and assessment of course and program content.All full-time faculty participate in college service, forexample by serving on departmental and college committees andsupporting initiatives that meet the division’s core work.All faculty make themselves available to advise students onprogram requirements.A full list of faculty responsibilities can be found athttps://www.howardcc.edu/about-us/policies-procedures/chapter-10/10.01.02-Faculty-Responsibilities.htmlRequirements:Master’s degree in the field of economics required. Earneddoctoral degree in economics would be an assetA minimum of 2 years of teaching experience required;experience teaching in community college, preferredDemonstrated experience in teaching Principles ofMacroeconomics and Principles of MicroeconomicsDemonstrated experience of teaching using a range of teachingand learning methods/pedagogies, requiredAbility to create inclusive learning environments forheterogeneous groups of learners, requiredSuccessful candidates should demonstrate ease of usingtechnology and software applications including MicrosoftOfficeDemonstrated excellence in oral and written communicationsrequiredExperience using a Learning Management System preferredAdditional Information:Hours Per Week: 37.5Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; Hours vary based on coursescheduleCompensation: Starting salary ranging from $49,167 – $68,750,commensurate with experience plus excellent medical & dentalinsurances, sick leave and tuition reimbursementGrade: Full time 10 month facultyFLSA Status: ExemptOpen Until FilledBest Consideration: April 23, 2021*Pre-employment criminal background investigation is a conditionof employment.As a participating member of the Maryland Retirement and PensionSystem, HCC offers two retirement options: The Pension, whichrequires a 7% employee contribution and The ORP, a 403(b) with a7.25% employer contribution only. Employees in positions that donot require a bachelor’s degree must participate in The Pension.Employees that possess a bachelor’s degree and hold professionalpositions that require a bachelor’s degree may choose toparticipate in either The Pension or The ORP.Howard Community College (HCC) is an Equal EmploymentOpportunity & Affirmative Action employer & valuesdiversity within its faculty, staff & student population. Allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information,disability or protected veteran status.HCC understands that persons with specific disabilities may needassistance with the job application process and/or with theinterview process. For confidential assistance with the jobapplication process, please contact the Office of Human Resourcesat 443-518-1100.Application Instructions:This position reports daily at our campus in Columbia, MD anddoes not offer relocation benefits. Candidates must live in thecommutable area or relocate at their own expense.Please submit the following:Completed Application (Candidates will be evaluated oncompleting the college’s application in full)ResumeCover LetterStatement of Teaching Philosophy (Max 1 page)Unofficial or official transcriptsPI132037738last_img