Economics Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses in economics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Also called: Economics Instructor, Economics Professor, Instructor, Professor

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Business
  • accounting and economics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing
    Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Memory
  • remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Independence
  • Attention to Detail

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Minitab
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
    Computer based training software
  • Blackboard Learn
  • Learning management system LMS
    Word processing software
  • Google Docs
  • Microsoft Word

Education:

    doctoral degree
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