Assistant Professor of Business (2 positions)

Title: Assistant Professor of Business (2 positions)

  • Employer: Southwestern University
  • Website: http://www.southwestern.edu
  • Location: Georgetown, TX
  • Job Description:

    Southwestern University’s Department of Economics and Business seeks two full-time, tenure track business faculty to join an innovative department re-imagining undergraduate business education in a liberal arts environment. Successful candidates will demonstrate promise and commitment to imaginative teaching and meaningful scholarship. Our highest priority is for candidates with disciplinary expertise in strategic management, marketing or finance, as well as ability to create and teach inter disciplinary courses. All secondary fields will be considered. Industry experience and/or the ability to lead students in a Southwestern endowed investments program is a plus.

    Southwestern emphasizes a teacher-scholar model and has multiple sources of funding to support faculty research, including research conducted in collaboration with students. We seek applicants excited about working in a student-centered, undergraduate liberal-arts setting, with its focus on engaged teaching and academic research, collaboration with departmental colleagues, participation in shared faculty governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity, sustainability, and social justice.

    Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education. Southwestern currently enrolls approximately 1,500 students and maintains a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. In addition to a number of other national organizations, Southwestern University is a member of two consortia of liberal arts colleges, the Associated Colleges of the South and the Annapolis Group. Located in Georgetown, Texas, 28 miles north of downtown Austin, Southwestern is affiliated with The United Methodist Church. Southwestern University is committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia. For information concerning the University, visit our Web site at http://www.southwestern.edu.

    Ph.D. completed by August 2014 is preferred, but ABDs will be considered. Review of applicants will begin immediately; for full consideration, please apply by December 1, 2013.

    Interviews will be conducted at the AFA meetings in January.

    Applicants should submit a cover letter that speaks to the notion of liberal arts, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a summary of your recent teaching evaluations (if available), three letters of reference (at least one addressing teaching performance and abilities), your teaching philosophy and current research interests, a writing sample, and a short list of courses in which you have a strong interest in teaching to http://apply.interfolio.com/23484

    All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process. Southwestern University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F

  • Application Deadline: December 2013
  • Contact Details: Kelly Lessard, lessardk@southwestern.edu, 512-863-1662

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