Visiting Instructor of Economics and Management (Management)

Economics and Management

Openings: 1


Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time (6/7) one-year position of Visiting Instructor (or Assistant Professor with appropriate qualifications) in the Department of Economics and Management to begin September 1, 2019.

Institution Information: Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2200 students. We are committed to fostering a community that embodies the value of a liberal arts education rooted in heritage and boldly open to insight. The Gustavus Acts strategic plan renews our commitment to equipping students to lead purposeful lives and to act on the great challenges of our time by diversifying and expanding the Gustavus community and delivering a distinctive and integrated liberal arts education. We seek employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity.

The Department of Economics and Management offers majors in Economics, Management, and Accounting and graduates an average of 120 students per year, including 50-60 management majors. All management majors take a core of courses that includes marketing, organizational behavior, and strategic management

Major/Essential Functions: The annual teaching assignment will be 6 courses, one of which will be a one-month January Term experiential course determined by the candidate and appropriate to the candidate’s expertise. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Introduction to Management, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Operations Management.

Application Procedures: To apply, visit and complete the online application. The documents that must be uploaded include the following:

  • Letter of application that addresses the position qualifications;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • A brief (one page) statement of teaching philosophy;
  • Graduate transcripts (scanned copies acceptable); and
  • The names and contact information for three professional references (at least one must be able to address teaching experience and effectiveness).

For full consideration, applications must be received by March 29, 2019. While applications may be accepted after this date, it is not guaranteed that they will be considered. At this time, please only upload the required documents listed above. Incomplete applications will not be considered by the search committee.

Gustavus Adolphus College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree business administration, business education, management, or a related field (Doctorate preferred);
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching;
  • A commitment to undergraduate teaching and student mentoring; and
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to pedagogical methods that enable students across racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups to reach their maximum potential.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with college-level teaching;
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching a variety of management courses, and
  • Ability to teach the courses Operations Management or Human Resource Management.

Posted 3/8/2019


Sheng Yang | | 507-933-7014

Posted: Fri Mar 8, 2019

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