Part-Time Positions in Economics

 
Published: Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

St. Thomas University invites applications for instructors to teach the following courses in Fredericton:

Semester 1: (September to December 2014)
ECON 1013A  Intro to Economics (Micro), TTH 2:30 PM – 3:50 PM
This course, which is equivalent to one half of ECON 1006, examines the behaviour of consumers and producers in a market economy. Among the issues discussed will be environmental protection, wealth and poverty, and the extent of corporate power.
(Maximum enrolment: 60)

ECON 1023A  Intro to Economics (Macro), MWF 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
This course, which is equivalent to one half of ECON 1006, analyzes the Canadian economy and how it works. It includes a discussion of output, unemployment, growth, money, international trade, and finance. (Maximum enrolment: 60)


Semester 2: (January to April 2015)
ECON 1013C  Intro to Economics (Micro), MWF 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
This course, which is equivalent to one half of ECON 1006, examines the behaviour of consumers and producers in a market economy. Among the issues discussed will be environmental protection, wealth and poverty, and the extent of corporate power.
(Maximum enrolment: 60)

ECON 2103A  Microeconomic Theory I, TTH 1:00 PM – 2:20 PM
A theory course which develops the basic techniques of microeconomic analysis. Topics will include theories of consumer demand, production costs, the behaviour of producers under different market conditions, and the functioning of commodity markets.
(Maximum enrolment: 60)

ECON 3143A  Macroeconomic Theory II, TTH 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM
A continuation of the study of macroeconomic theory. This course examines the causes of economic instability and considers appropriate economic policies to deal with inflation and unemployment. (Maximum enrolment: 60)

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 2,300.  Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds four Canada Research Chairs.

A PhD, or imminent completion is preferred; a Master’s degree is required.   Each applicant is to submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Andrew Secord, Chair, Economics Department, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3.

Closing date: August 20, 2014, or when the positions are filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.

An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.