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Adjunct Faculty; MBA Program, Microeconomics

Company:
Moravian College
Job Location:
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Category:
Management

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Chair of the Economics & Business Department

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

POSITION SUMMARY: Moravian College invites applications for adjunct instructors to teach courses in specialized areas of application in economics in the Economics and Business Department. Positions are available for the academic year beginning June 2021, in the Master of Business Administration program teaching Microeconomics. Areas of knowledge needed include: competitive analysis of various market structures; advanced pricing methodologies; relevance of elasticity, economies of scale, and economies of scope to profit margins; game theory; and moral hazard, adverse selection, and misaligned incentives within organizations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Qualified candidates must have a genuine desire to fully participate in a liberal arts environment and demonstrate:

  • ability to model the intersection of theory and practice in Microeconomics
  • a strong commitment to teaching excellence
  • willingness to collaborate with students, colleagues, alumni, and the community
  • commitment to academic assessment
  • ability to work effectively as part of a collaborative team
  • contribute to a supportive and collegial work environment and act with civility and integrity

The deadline for applications is Open

All positions are subject to budget availability.

Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (Moravian College will not sponsor applicants for this position for a U.S. work visa.)

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants will at least hold a master's degree in economics, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university at the time of appointment; a PhD is preferred. Professional work experience in applying economics is required. Applicants for the position in Microeconomics should have experience with analyzing competitive practices within and across industries as they relate to cost analyses, pricing and advertising strategies, and aligning incentives to optimize decisions within organizations.

The Master's of Business Administration (MBA) program develops leaders with the skills and adaptability to manage complex, diverse, and fast-changing situations in today's business world. Moravian offers seven concentrations for students to choose from, which include accounting, supply chain, healthcare management, general management, human resource management, business analytics and finance.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Moravian College aspires to be a welcoming community that embraces and values the diversity of all members of the campus community. Learn more about the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the DEI Action Plan here: https://www.moravian.edu/dei-action-plan.

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach the following to their online application by clicking "Apply Now": (1) a letter of interest (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) graduate transcripts; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy. Please attach documents as a single PDF file.

Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian College community. Moravian College does not discriminate against any person based on actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, genetic information, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, marital status, age, veteran status, disability, use of guide or support animals and/or mechanical aids, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. In compliance with the requirements of Title IX, Moravian College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational program and activity, including employment.

Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in employment:

Leah M. Naso

Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer

210 Colonial Hall

Moravian College

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 861-1529

TitleIX@moravian.edu

Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics:

Rebecca May

Fitness Center Director/Assistant Athletic Director

148 Johnston Hall

Moravian College

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 625-7791

mayr@moravian.edu

Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights

100 Penn Square East, Suite 515

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323

(215) 656-8541

ocr.philadelphia@ed.gov

Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at www.moravian.edu/titleix. Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at www.moravian.edu/policy.

Please visit moravian.edu/benefits to review benefits offered at Moravian College.*

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Occasionally required to remain seated in a normal position for long periods of time
  • Regularly required to walk about
  • Regularly required to maintain balance while walking, standing, crouching, or running
  • Routinely required to reach up and out with hands and arms
  • Regularly required to talk and hear; verbally express information or instructions
  • Regularly required to use hands to grasp objects, type, pick up objects, move objects, or hold objects
  • Routinely required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl
  • Regularly required to climb stairs and/or ladders
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds and carry a distance of 10 feet
  • Occasionally required to push and/or pull up to 25 pounds a distance of 10 feet
  • Routinely required to stand for long periods of time
  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Depth perception and the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships
  • Adjustable focus

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian College will provide reasonable accommodation(s) to all qualified employees with known disabilities when their disability affects the performance of their essential job functions, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive or would result in undue hardship to the College. If you anticipate needing an accommodation, please contact the Office of Human Resources at hr@moravian.edu or 610-861-1527.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

*Please visit this link to review the benefit eligibility status associated with this position.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Moravian College is the nation's sixth-oldest college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania offering undergraduate and graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional programs. For more than 275 years, the Moravian College degree has been preparing students for reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change. Moravian College is a member of The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national consortium of selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit moravian.edu to learn more about how the Moravian College focus on education for all prepares its students for life-long success.

Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.
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