Faculty Position in Economics/Finance

Faculty Position in Economics/Finance


DATE OF APPOINTMENT:  Late August, 2018.

QUALIFICATIONS:  PhD preferred, ABD considered. Interest in an eclectic liberal arts environment is desirable.

THE POSITION:  Hastings College seeks a student-centered, teaching-oriented Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics and Finance to teach in an established Economics program and also launch and grow a Finance major in our comprehensive undergraduate Business and Economics department.  Specific course menu will depend on the needs of the department and the successful candidate’s strengths but may include courses in economics, finance and investments.  In addition to program and curriculum development, the successful candidate will participate in departmental planning, advise undergraduate students, and play an active role in student recruitment.  Hastings College is a teaching institution that gives highest priority to teaching effectiveness.

THE DEPARTMENT:  The Department of Business and Economics includes six or seven full-time faculty members, strong student enrollments, and a friendly, professional atmosphere.

THE COLLEGE:  Founded in 1882, Hastings College is an independent, coeducational, Presbyterian-related, national liberal arts college with an enrollment of about 1100 students.  The student/faculty ratio is 13/1.  

THE COMMUNITY:  Hastings (pop. 25,000) is an attractive residential community in South-Central Nebraska, 100 miles west of Lincoln and 15 minutes south of Interstate 80.  The city enjoys good public and private schools, offers excellent professional and community services and serves as a cultural center for a large surrounding area.

APPLICATIONS:  A qualified candidate should send a vita, a personal statement of interest in joining the Hastings College faculty, a statement of teaching philosophy, and transcripts of all college and university work, as well as three letters of reference, to Dr. Gary Johnson, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Hastings College, 710 N. Turner Ave., Hastings, NE 68901.  Phone:  (402) 461-7346. Email: hcsearch@hastings.edu.  Experienced teachers should also submit copies of course syllabi and results of teaching evaluations.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  To be assured full consideration, all materials should be received by October 13, 2017.