The Department of Management at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse invites applicants for a full time (academic) tenure-track position. Applicants with expertise: (1) Strategic Management and/or (2) Sustainable Business Management are highly desirable. The position start date is flexible and can commence in August 2018 or January 2019. Applicants should have an earned doctorate (or should be near completion with an expectation that the degree will be completed by the first personnel review) in Management/Business Administration with a focus in Strategic Management and/or Sustainable Business or a related field by the start date. If a candidate is hired for an August 2018 start, the date of first review will be no later than May 15, 2019. If a candidate is hired for a January 2019 start, the date of first review will be no later than December 15, 2019. Though applications received by (Thursday) December 21, 2017 will be included in an initial review of applications, the position will be open until filled.
In addition to demonstrating knowledge and/or teaching experience in Strategic Management, it is desirable that the candidate demonstrate knowledge and/or teaching experience in Sustainable Business. Experience with multiple pedagogical methods (e.g. using business simulation software) is desirable. Work experience related to either strategic management or in sustainable business practices is also viewed positively. Experience in teaching and a proven ability to teach (in general) is also a definite advantage.
The successful candidate in this tenure-track faculty position will be responsible for teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in (1) Business Policy & Strategy (a.k.a. Strategic Management or Administrative Policy Determination) and (2) Sustainable Business Management. The candidate may also be required to teach courses in one or more additional areas of business management, including any of the following: Corporate Social Responsibility/Social Issues in Management, Production and Operation Management, Business Communications, International Management, Human Resource Management/Organizational Behavior. Thus, evidence of effective experience teaching in these MGT-related course is preferred. Rank is Assistant Professor, with competitive salary and benefits.
This candidate is also expected to engage in high quality research (e.g., resulting in peer-reviewed publications in reputable Management-related journals) consistent with AACSB International accreditation standards as well as UW-L College of Business Administration and Department of Management productivity guidelines. As such, a track-record of frequent and high quality publications and other evidence of scholarly productivity will be view positively.
The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service activities at the department, college, university, and professional levels. For example, this person will be expected to play a prominent service role in maintaining and developing the Sustainable Business Minor. This may include recruiting students to the minor, coordinating course offerings within the minor, and working with relevant administrators, groups, and committees as needed. Therefore, evidence of service to mandates relating to strategy and sustainability as well as evidence of collegial, cooperative and entrepreneurial engagement across disciplines will be viewed positively.
The university values excellence and diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. The Department of Management seeks a colleague who shares the department’s commitment to excellence and diversity and who will be a dedicated teacher, active scholar, and effective mentor for students with diverse backgrounds and career goals.
As a faculty member, this person is expected to have high professional and ethical standards and to be able to perform as an excellent teacher, researcher and service provider. This is a full-time (100% time) academic-year appointment.
Complete applications will consist of a cover letter, curriculum vita and a list of references (with contact information).
If you have questions about this position, please contact Dr. Justin Kraemer, Search & Screen Chair at email@example.com.
Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu
Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW-La Crosse) seeks to provide a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community. The College of Business has won numerous awards, including a 2012 award for having an outstanding Small Business Development Center in the Upper Midwest and a 2013 award from the Council of Higher Education Assessment for its assessment of student learning.
UW-La Crosse's diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by an adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as “... our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive." The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of excellent and diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
UW-La Crosse has appeared prominently on the U.S. News & World Report list of “America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade and is ranked consistently as one of the top institutions in the Midwest. With a student population of approximately 10,500, the university offers 85 undergraduate programs in 29 disciplines and a variety of graduate programs in three colleges: Liberal Studies, Science and Health, and Business Administration, as well as the School of Arts & Communication and the School of Education. There are over 400 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff, 76 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate (freshmen returning as sophomores) of 85 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to outstanding graduation rates.
The UW-La Crosse campus is nestled in a residential area of the City of La Crosse (pop. 51,818) located in western Wisconsin. The area, known as the 7 Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top ten “Best Places to Live” in 2009, La Crosse is one of the most scenic places in mid-America. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small town living with larger city benefits. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, numerous houses of worship, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports, and recreation.
UW-La Crosse is pleased to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. Please contact the Search and Screen Committee if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UWL fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the con...tributions of all, UWL is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.