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Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics

Opening Date: Review of applications will begin immediately
Closing Date: March 15, 2014
Department: The Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise
Position Type/Benefits:

FT/Full Benefits Package

The Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise at Florida Southern College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, faculty member to teach economics, starting fall 2014. The specific need is for knowledge and experience in the following: Macroeconomics Principles, Economic Theory (Micro and Macro) and International Trade and Finance.  Knowledge and experience in any of the following areas would also be welcome: Monetary Economics, Labor Economics, Data Analysis, Environmental Economics, Health Care Economics, Industrial Organization and Public Economics.  The normal teaching load is three (3) four-hour courses per semester.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will possess a PhD and will be "academically qualified" consistent with AACSB criteria. Teaching excellence, engaged learning, interdisciplinary cooperation and an applied orientation are highly valued and expected of all Florida Southern College faculty members.  The successful candidate will work collegially with faculty members representing the newly established Center for Free Enterprise.  

Florida Southern College is a teaching institution that is known for engaged learning and that encourages and supports scholarly activity among its faculty.

To Apply:

Applications should include their current curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three professional references, and a cover letter indicating your interest in the position and copies of graduate transcripts.

Dr. William Rhey, Dean
Barney Barnett School of Business & Free Enterprise
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL  33801-5698

Electronic applications in MSWord or .pdf format are preferred and may be sent to wrhey@flsouthern.edu

To Apply

Unless other contact information is provided within the job posting, please follow the application instructions below.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a completed Employment Application and Disclosure form.  All items must be received before an application for employment will be processed.

Electronic documents can be sent to:

OR mail to:
Florida Southern College
Attn: Human Resources
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801

OR fax:

To apply, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen or have legal authorization to work in the United States. The type of legal work authorization must be indicated on the employment application when the applicant is not a U.S. citizen and qualifies for U.S. employment.

Download the Employment Application and Disclosure form here  


Please note: The completed Florida Southern College Application for Employment and Disclosure forms must be received before the College will process your application materials.

Typed data cannot be saved on the application form. Once complete, the form must be printed and mailed, faxed or e-mailed to the location provided. Applicants may also visit the Business Affairs Office in the Raulerson Building to complete the application Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive United Methodist-affiliated college. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 50 undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio; is a national leader in engaged learning; and boasts 27 NCAA Division II national championships. It is ranked the #1 Best Regional College in Florida and #4 in the region by U.S. News & World Report. It is included in The Princeton Review’s “377 Best Colleges” guide, The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012, and Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Top Colleges” guide. The College is committed to the development of the whole student through vibrant student life programs that prepare graduates to make positive, consequential contributions to society. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. Recently ranked for the second consecutive year as the #1 “Most Beautiful Campus” in America by The Princeton Review, listed as one of the nation’s top “Ten College Campuses with the Best Architecture” by Architectural Digest, and recently designated as a National Historic Landmark, FSC is an internationally-recognized place of beauty and excellence and is conveniently located within an hour’s drive of both Orlando and Tampa, Florida.