The Management Department at Appalachian State University invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track faculty position in strategic management at the rank of Assistant/Associate beginning August, 2018, subject to final budget approval. The salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.
The faculty member's primary responsibilities will be to provide instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, maintain an active program of scholarship, and participate in service activities consistent with the rank of appointment. Instructional duties are three classes per semester and may include online and offsite course delivery.
Necessary qualifications include: (1) earned doctorate from an AACSB-accredited institution in Management or a closely related field with an emphasis in strategic management and (2) demonstrated evidence of research and teaching excellence. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by the effective date of the appointment.
Desired qualifications include experience and willingness to teach MBA and/or distance education courses, demonstrated commitment to service, and experience, knowledge, and/or skills that align with one or more of Walker College of Business’ strategic priorities (https://business.appstate.edu/about/strategic-initiatives).
The Department of Management offers undergraduate degree programs with majors in Management and Hospitality & Tourism Management; minors in Sustainable Business, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resource Management; and a Master’s program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management. With more than twenty diverse faculty members, the department enjoys a collegial and collaborative work environment. The Department of Management is housed in the Walker College of Business, an AACSB-accredited business school with enrollment of more than 2,800 students. The college was included in Princeton Review's 2017 edition of Best Business Schools.
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 Master’s degree-granting universities in the South. Appalachian State University emphasizes undergraduate instruction, the integration of undergraduate students in research endeavors, and demonstrates a strong commitment to sustainability. The town of Boone is considered a "Best Small Town" by Outside Magazine as it offers access to a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural activities.
Applicants must send a complete application consisting of: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) evidence of teaching and scholarship effectiveness, and 4) contact information for three references. Electronic applications are required. Please send applications by email to Heather Dixon-Fowler at email@example.com.
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 6, 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 from discrimination. The 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 Heather Dixon-Fowler, Strategic Management Search Committee Chair.
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. For more information, please visit http://www.hrs.appstate.edu/employment/epa-jobs/academic-affairs.
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.