Central College: Founded in 1853, Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, residential four-year liberal arts college known for its academic rigor and strength in global experiential learning, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), sustainability education, athletics success and tradition, and leadership and service. Central continues to value its long-standing relationship with the Reformed Church in America. The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and is a member of the Iowa Conference. Central is an active part of the Greater Des Moines region and just two minutes from Lake Red Rock, Iowa's largest lake.
POSITION: Lecturer of Economics
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time, non-tenure line appointment beginning August 2016. Renewable for up to 3 years.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D.in economics or related field is preferred, although outstanding ABD applicants will be considered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will contribute to the liberal arts and the major by teaching courses in principles of microeconomics and microeconomic theory. Interest in teaching operations management and/or environmental economics preferred. Potential applicants should be committed to undergraduate teaching, and have an understanding of, and appreciation for, the liberal arts environment.
The Department of Economics, Accounting, and Management at Central College offers majors in accounting, business management, and economics In collaboration with the mathematics/computer science department, the department also offers majors in actuarial science and information systems. The faculty at Central interact in an academically stimulating and congenial environment with a focus on student success. Over 96% of graduates within these majors are employed within 6 months of graduation and 94% of students complete at least one internship before graduation.
Central College is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating a diverse community. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Central College is a drug/tobacco free workplace. Academic positions at Central College use E-verify.
To apply for this position please click "apply now". . Review of applications will begin 5 July and continue until the position is filled. Candidates recommended for employment are subject to a background investigation. Please submit the following materials online:
- a letter of application relating your qualifications to the position at a liberal arts, residential college.
- an updated curriculum vita
- copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
- a one-page statement of teaching philosophy
Three confidential letters of reference addressing the candidate's qualifications for this teaching opportunity at a liberal arts college can be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty, Central College, 812 University, Pella, Iowa 50219.