Position InformationPosition Type Faculty
Faculty Track Tenure-Track Position Title Assistant Professor, Economics Employment Status Full Time Months 9 Campus Biddeford, ME Description
The Department of Business in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at the University of New England (UNE) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics to begin in August 2023. The Department of Business is a diverse and growing department serving over 200 undergraduate students majoring in Business Administration (with six specialized concentrations and four minors), Sport and Recreation Management (with two specialized concentrations), and interdisciplinary majors in Marine Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability & Business. This position will directly support our Business Administration major and Economics minor.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit the following materials:
For more information, please visit the Department of Business website at https: // www. une.edu/cas/business or contact the Department Chair, Dr. John Austin at [email protected] .
UNE is a private, non-profit, comprehensive R2 university, with campuses in Portland and Biddeford, Maine and Tangier, Morocco. The College of Arts and Sciences is located on UNE's waterfront Biddeford campus, with nearby city- based amenities in Portland (a 30-minute drive) and Boston (a 2-hour drive). UNE's location in southern Maine also affords easy access to forests, mountains, freshwater lakes, rocky coastlines, and sandy beaches. CAS, one of UNE's five colleges, has a primary focus on undergraduate education.
UNE offers students a highly integrated learning experience that promotes excellence through interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in education, research, and service. UNE's excellence could not happen without a dedicated and talented faculty and professional staff. We value student- centered, multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary efforts that meet the highest ethical standards to achieve excellence in support of an integrative approach to the liberal arts, scholarship and research, and health and the environment.
UNE is a great place to work. We boast both a tight-knit community and access to a wide array of degree programs, research opportunities and cultural events. We have three distinct campuses that combine to offer students a range of different learning experiences. Our two Maine campuses house our nationally recognized undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, while our campus in Tangier, Morocco is home to an innovative semester abroad program. UNE is perennially included on “best colleges lists” by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Forbes, and others. Portland is one of the nation's most livable small cities with an incredible natural environment, friendly people, a wealth of arts and cultural institutions, and major medical facilities. Outside magazine named it as one of the “Greatest Places to Live in America”, and Bon Appetit selected Portland as the 2018 “Restaurant City of the Year”.
UNE also offers a generous comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and their dependents. The package includes varied health and dental plans; a retirement plan that includes up to an 8% match; extensive paid leave including holidays, sick and personal time; and educational benefits for both employees and dependent children. Please visit the Human Resources Benefits site ( https: // www. une.edu/hr/benefits ) for additional information regarding UNE's fantastic benefits package.
The department seeks candidates to teach introductory microeconomics and macroeconomics classes and upper-level undergraduate economics courses. This position typically teaches the equivalent of 9 credits per semester. The candidate is expected to develop an active, independent research program that results in peer-reviewed publications. The candidate will also participate in curricular assessment at all levels; academic advising; recruiting; and service to the school, college, and university.
A Ph.D. in economics or a relevant field is required. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and have a record of scholarly activity. Preference will be given to candidates who have research and teaching interests in sustainable business, health economics, or environmental economics.
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In order to protect the health and safety of the UNE community, UNE requires all students enrolled in classes on our campuses and all on-campus employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the start of employment. The University allows for religious and medical exemptions to the policy. If you believe you are eligible for a medical or religious exemption to the vaccine policy you may seek the exemption through Human Resources after receiving this conditional offer of employment. Please note that no person to whom the policy applies will be finally employed or permitted to work if they are not fully vaccinated unless they request an exemption and are granted one.
Posting Detail InformationPosting Number 2022F0013P
Open Date 10/26/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled NoSupplemental Questions
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