The Management Department at Appalachian State University anticipates two nine-month tenure-track faculty positions in strategic management at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor beginning August, 2021, subject to final budget approval. 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.
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's2020 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 20,000 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.
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 Mrs. Maranda Maxey, Director of ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or email@example.com
Official transcripts of all graduate level work, although not required with the application, will be required prior to appointment. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Proper 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
Necessary qualifications include: (1) earned doctorate from an AACSB-accredited institution in Management or a closely related field; (2) demonstrated evidence of research and teaching excellence; and (3) expertise in the area of strategic management. 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 a secondary focus area in international management, experience and willingness to teach MBA and online courses, relevant work/business experience, demonstrated commitment to service, and experience, knowledge, and/or skills that align with one or more of the Walker College of Business’ strategic priorities (https://business.appstate.edu/about/strategic-initiatives).
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.Review of complete applications will begin on December 14, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send applications by email to Dr. Brian Whitaker at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating asustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusionthat brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, toact with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses inthe University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamentaltask of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similaritiesand differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive toknowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness.The Department of Management is the largest department within the Walker College of Business, anAACSB-accredited business school with the largest enrollment in the ...UNC system (approximately3,000 students). The college was included in Princeton Review's 2019 edition of Best BusinessSchools. The Department of Management offers undergraduate degree programs with majors inManagement and Hospitality & Tourism Management; minors in Entrepreneurship, HumanResource Management, and Sustainable Business; and a Masters program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management.The Management Department has an interdisciplinary and diverse faculty who prepare leaders toaddress the complex global challenges of our time with empathy, vision, integrity, innovativeness,and perseverance. We are guided by a belief in sustainability and multi-stakeholder valuecreation. We are seeking faculty who are enthusiastic, engaged, and innovative, with anorientation towards breaking down functional silos, boundary-spanning, and developing novelsolutions to connect our students to a rapidly changing business environment.