Application Process: ECONOMICS / PUBLIC POLICY : Visiting Instructor position beginning August, 2017. This is a one-year position and duties include teaching undergraduate courses in economics and electives on public policy issues. The faculty member hired will be actively involved in the public policy program. PhD preferred plus evidence of teaching ability and scholarly potential. Pitt-Greensburg values candidates with a commitment to undergraduate education and experience in working with diverse groups. Send a cover letter, vita, descriptions of teaching accomplishments and philosophy, statement of current research, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Jackie Horrall, Economic/Public Policy. Pitt-Greensburg values candidates with a commitment to undergraduate education and experience in working with diverse groups.
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