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Assistant Professor of Economics

Date: 9/6/17


Position Title: Assistant Professor of Economics

Department: Academic Affairs Department, Business Administration Division

Position Requirements and Preferences:

Minimum qualifications: ABD, Master’s degree with professional experience. Ph.D. and professional experience preferred. Previous college teaching experience desired. Additional teaching summer term is possible. Applicant screening will begin October 16th and will continue until the position is filled.

Position Summary:

William Penn University – rural SE Iowa with 950 students – seeks qualified and energetic applicants to fill an open position for an Assistant Professor of Economics, tenure-track with appropriate credentials. Begins mid-August 2018. Specific courses include Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics, and other business courses.


Candidates should be forward-thinking, possess a pleasant personality, and work collaboratively with existing faculty. Faculty maintain a 4/4 teaching load. Teaching approaches must be student-centered and incorporate 21st century learning theories and approaches, always with the goal of evidencing student learning. Faculty advise students, serve on committees, and maintain an appropriate research agenda. Review our website to submit application materials that appropriately address our university. The ability to engage students effectively trumps a CV with a list of publications. We seek both, but student learning is critical and non-negotiable.  Contact Dave Meinert, Business Division Chair, with questions (641) 673-1702

Reports to: Dave Meinert, Business Division Chair

Start Date: August 2018

Replacement or New Position: Replacement

Full-Time/Part-time/Temp: Full Time

Closing Date of Posting: Until Filled

Application Sent to: Send a letter of application emphasizing teaching experience, topics of expertise, a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Christy Boston, Executive Assistant to the VPAA, William Penn University, 201 Trueblood Avenue, Oskaloosa, IA 52577 ( letter of application and resume:

 Terms of Employment: At will employee

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.