The Management Department at Appalachian State University invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate beginning Fall, 2018.
The Department of Management is housed in the Walker College of Business, an AACSB-accredited business school with enrollment of nearly 3,000 students. The college was included in Princeton Review's 2016 edition of Best Business Schools. The Department of Management offers undergraduate degree programs with majors in Management and Hospitality & Tourism Management; minors in Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, and Sustainable Business; and a Masters program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management.
Appalachian State University (http://www.appstate.edu) is a member institution of the 16-campus University of North Carolina System. Located in Boone, NC, in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, the University has over 18,000 students and has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top public Masters degree-granting universities in the South. Appalachian State University emphasizes undergraduate instruction and the integration of undergraduate students in research endeavors. The town of Boone itself is considered a "Best Small Town" by Outside Magazine as it offers access to a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural activities. Furthermore, ASU has been designated as one of America's coolest schools by the Sierra Club for its relentless pursuit of sustainability initiatives.
A Ph.D. in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior or a closely related field is required. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by the effective date of the appointment. Instructional duties and responsibilities include three classes per semester with an instructional interest in international and strategic HRM. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship as well as participate in service activities.
Candidates must have potential to be excellent teachers dedicated to student learning, active researchers publishing in refereed journals, and participating members of the university, professional, and local communities. Candidates for Associate Professor must have an established record of excellence in teaching as well as scholarly activity. Applicants must send a complete application, consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching and scholarship effectiveness, and contact information for three references. Electronic applications are encouraged.
Official transcripts of all graduate level work, although not required with the application, will be required prior to appointment.
A review of completed applications will begin on October 22, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
Appalachian State University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free of all forms of discrimination. In support of its commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity and equity, Appalachian State University strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of other underrepresented groups. Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The university does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or sexual orientation.
Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Jim Westerman, Search Committee Chair. Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow h...olistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.