Employment Opportunities

Adjunct Faculty
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Open Until filled


The Hampton University Department of Marketing, Economics and Entrepreneurship invites nominations for an Economics Adjunct at the rank of Instructor beginning January 11, 2018. 

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton.  It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution.  The Department of Economics provides rigorous training in economic analysis.  Students are exposed to applications of economic techniques used in public sector, private and international business environmentsThrough the study of standard economic models, students learn to identify, explain and describe the major features and functions of an economy.  Successfully completing the major enables students to analyze, synthesize and evaluate economic, social and business issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

The faculty member will be responsible for the following duties:


  • Teach undergraduate Economics courses

  • Provide instruction based on course description, and outlines, and course schedules

  • Provide and maintain a learning environment that emphasizes, encourages sound discussions and critical thinking

  • Discuss current economic topics

  • Maintain academic standards and professional ethics

  • Evaluate students’ academic progress and grade students’ work

  • Meet regularly with students and facilitate the learning process when needed

  • Maintain accurate academic records

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chairperson or Dean.


All candidates should have earned a PhD or Master's Degree in Economics or Master's degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Economics from an accredited university. Candidates will be considered with a minimum of two years of college-level teaching.  Work experience will also be considered.





How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a Hampton University Application for Employment for faculty, a letter outlining the candidate’s commitment to teaching, professional and scholarly work; a curriculum vitae,  and three letters of recommendation on company letterhead.  Applications may be submitted electronically to anabel.palmer@hamptonu.edu or mailed to: 


School of Business

120 Buckman Hall Room #116

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668 

(757) 727-5250  office

(757) 727-5969  fax


*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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