Adjunct Instructor 1 - Economics | Ferris State University Job at Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI

  • Ferris State University
  • Big Rapids, MI

Job Description

Position Title:

Adjunct Instructor 1 - Economics


Big Rapids (Main Campus)


34400 - Management

Advertised Salary:

Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement







Union Group:

Ferris Nontenure-Track Faculty Organization (FNTFO) (AFT)

Term of Position:

As Needed

At Will/Just Cause:

Just Cause

Summary of Position:

Teach undergraduate economics courses in multiple delivery methods that may include face-to-face, on-line, and a hybrid/mixed delivery format.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate teaching excellence. The College of Business is dedicated to providing a learning experience for its students that instills knowledge, competencies, and skills for entry level positions and job advancement in their chosen careers. To facilitate this, faculty are expected to be student oriented and able to integrate current technology into the learning environment. Office hours are required, one office hour per week for each course taught.

Candidates should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Previous experience teaching or coaching in the management industry is preferred. To enhance the relevance and currency of the instruction, current management practitioners are preferred.

This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis.
This posting is being used for face to face and/or online instruction. However, the candidate selected for the position must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment.

The anticipated start date of this position is August of 2024 at the earliest and January of 2025 at the latest.

Position Type:

Faculty - Temporary & Continuing

Required Education:

MBA or master's in economics or related field from an accredited university.

Required Work Experience:

Strong communication skills.

Required Licenses and Certifications:

Physical Demands:

  • Office Environment
  • Moving

Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:

Ph.D. in economics or related field from an accredited university.
Teaching experience in undergraduate economics courses.
Online teaching experience.
Economics related work experience.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate management courses in multiple delivery methods that may include face-to-face, on-line, and a hybrid/mixed delivery format.

Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include but are not limited to: keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.

Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:

Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1

Optional Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Master's degree.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Initial Application Review Date:

June 14, 2024

Open Until Position is Filled?:


Posting Close Date:

EEO Statement:

Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at . The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit:  Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement .

About Ferris State University

Ferris State University prepares students for successful careers, responsible citizenship, and lifelong learning. Through its many partnerships and its career-oriented, broad-based education, Ferris serves our rapidly changing global economy and society.

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Job Tags

Full time, Temporary work, Part time, Work experience placement,

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