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Associate/Full Professor of Economics and Department Chair

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Posting Number F000076
Position Title Associate/Full Professor of Economics and Department Chair
Department Economics
Division School of Business & Entrepreneurship
FLSA Status Exempt
Faculty Status Tenure Track
Supervisor Title Chair of Economics
Status Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty
Tenure Track Yes
Position Summary

The Department of Economics at North Central College invites applications for a position as Department Chairperson at the rank of associate professor or full professor to begin July, 2018. Appointment at the rank of associate professor or full professor will depend on candidate qualifications and scholarly record. The successful candidate will provide visionary leadership and oversight to all aspects of the Economics Department, including the promotion of relationships with external constituents, fostering interdisciplinary collaborations across the campus community, and managing all departmental resources. Teaching responsibilities will be based on the individual’s background and interests. Ph.D in Economics from an AACSB-accredited school is preferred; administrative experience at the department chair level (or comparable experience); Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching excellence, mentoring of students, and ongoing scholarship.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. North Central College, an institution with 42 consecutive years of balanced budgets, is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center opened in March 2017. The School of Business and Entrepreneurship will move in to a newly renovated building with a Bloomberg Finance Lab in Fall 2017. The School is in the process of initial AACSB accreditation. The college is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of leadership philosophy, and contact information for three professional references

Review of applications begins December 1, 2017 and continues until the position is filled.

Employment Conditions

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

Number of Vacancies 1

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EEO Statement

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  5. Statement of Leadership Philosophy
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