The School of Economics, Management, and Project Management, one of three schools in the College of Business, invites applications for a nine-month fixed term faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in Management beginning in August of 2020. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach in at least two of the following areas: business statistics, quantitative methods, and operations management.
A successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to contribute to the mission of the department programs in providing students with the skills needed to address the challenges of contemporary business. A demonstrated record of achievement in teaching at the college or university level is preferred. The expected teaching load is 24 semester hours per academic year. Some teaching responsibilities may be at off-site locations and/or during evening hours.
This position requires teaching both online and face-to-face courses, advising, and service activities as designated by the School director. Moreover, the successful candidate must be willing to meet the AACSB accreditation requirements regarding qualification of college of business faculty.
A Ph.D. or ABD in an appropriate business field or a terminal degree in a closely related business field from an AACSB-accredited institution is desirable. Applicants who are ABD with a dissertation defense date and completion of all degree requirements on or before August 31, 2021, will be considered. At a minimum, the applicant must have a master's degree and have completed 18 graduate credit hours in management and quantitative methods courses from an AACSB-accredited institution.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
TO BE CONSIDEREDFORTHISPOSITION, YOUMUSTAPPLYONLINE. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants interested in this position must submit the following documents online:
1)a letter of application, including specifics of experiences teaching online courses 2)curriculum vita, 3)contact information for three professional references and 4)copies of transcripts from graduate program(s).
For questions or additional information, please contact: Dr. Jon Marvel at jhmarvel @wcu.edu or 828-227-3632. Please do not email application materials as they will not be accepted for consideration.
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.