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Notice to File Labor Certification - Assistant Professor of Economics


Code: 16479 Posted: 05/28/2020

Assistant Professor of Economics

NOTICE OF FILING OF THE APPLICATION FOR PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATION

A competitive recruitment and selection process was conducted for this employment opportunity and a U.S. worker was not selected. An application for Alien Employment Certification is being filed on behalf of an alien to fill the employment opportunity. Anyone with documentary evidence relative to the application, or available workers, wages and/or working conditions, may contact the Regional Certifying Office of the Department of Labor at the following address

U.S Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Foreign Labor Certification National Processing Center Harris Tower

  • 233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410 Atlanta GA 30303
  • Phone: 404-893-0101
  • Fax: 404-893-4642

This position has been filled.

This posting is mandatory to meet a United States Department of Labor requirement.

Original posting details are listed below.


Essential Job Functions

The primary purpose of this tenure track assistant professor position is to 1) teach undergraduate courses (specifically, courses in principles of macroeconomics and principles of microeconomics and courses in quantitative economics and applied microeconomics), 2) engage in economics research and creative activity, and 3) provide service to the Economics Department, the College of Business, Economics, and Computing, the University, community, and the economics profession.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach economics courses in face-to-face and online formats (courses include principles of microeconomics, principles of macroeconomics, industrial organization and public policy, econometrics, quantitative economics and data analytics, public economics, urban economics, or other upper–level undergraduate courses as assigned by the department chair).
  • Schedule and hold regular office hours.
  • Conduct course assessments, provide student feedback, and assign student course grades.
  • Mentor economics students.
  • Conduct research and engage in scholarly work (publish in economics journals and present research at conferences).
  • Provide service to the Economics Department, the College of Business, Economics, and Computing, the University, the community, and the economics profession.
  • Attend departmental meetings and participate in department activities and events.

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Knowledge and ability to teach undergraduate online and face-to-face economics courses in a traditional university classroom equipped with a chalkboard/whiteboard and multimedia technology
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff verbally,in writing, and electronically (such as through email, Skype, FaceTime, Collaborate Ultra, or other digital technologies)
  • Ability to conduct 53-minute and 82-minute class sessions
  • Ability to use learning management software (e.g., Canvas, D2L/BrightSpace, or Blackboard)
  • Ability to use other course content development tools and resources (software and hardware)
  • Knowledge and ability to conduct economic research and scholarly activities
  • Ability to work in an office and meet with individual students
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work while being responsive to Departmental and University needs
  • Ergonomic requirements: sufficient mobility and dexterity to move around office, campus, and community; ability to work with a laptop computer; and, ability to attend meetings, workshops, seminars, and conferences
  • Equipment to be used on the job: laptop computer; printer; photocopier; classroom multimedia technology (e.g., data projector); and, communication technologies (e.g., telephone/voicemail).
Qualifications

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications

Required

  • Ph.D. in Economics is required. ABD ("all but dissertation") candidates will be considered for a one year appointment as a Lecturer; however, conversion to a tenure-track Assist Professor will be contingent on completing all Ph.D degree requirements within one year.
  • Experience teaching undergraduate economics courses
  • Research and scholarly activity
  • Experience with learning management systems (e.g., Canvas, D2L/BrightSpace, or Blackboard)

 

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

 

LEGAL NOTICES

Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. 

Note: Criminal Background Check - The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applicants should relate to the duties of the job.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer:  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

A competitive recruitment and selection process was conducted for this employment opportunity and a U.S. worker was not selected. An application for Alien Employment Certification is being filed on behalf of an alien to fill the employment opportunity. Anyone with documentary evidence relative to the application, or available wokers, wages and/or working conditions, may contact the Regional Certifying Office of the Department of Labor at the following address:

U.S. Department of Labor

Employment and Training Administration 

Foreign Labor Certification National Processing Center

Harris Tower

233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410

Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: (404)893-4642

The position has been filled. This posting is mandatory to meet a United States Department of Labor requirement. See the job posting for more details.

Raghava Gundala, 00565202 originally hired on job posting 15288.

 

THE UNIVERSITY

UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu.

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Letter of Application (cover letter)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Written sample of recent research
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Evidence of excellent teaching (e.g. student teaching evaluations)
  • Unofficial transcripts

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Friday December 27th, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Contact

Becky Klohn
(262)595-2910
schermer@uwp.edu

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