Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Administration—Quantitative
The Economics, Accounting and Business Department at Converse College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Business at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to begin in August 2020. For full consideration, review of completed applications will begin September 16, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Teaching areas include statistics, quantitative decision methods and possibly finance. This candidate will be expected to develop and deliver courses for a new data science minor, track or concentration in collaboration with the Mathematics department. The ability and interest to also teach micro and macroeconomic principles, other economics courses, or personal finance would be welcomed. This professor may also be responsible for offering other business courses as needed.
Candidates should have competed a Ph.D. in Business (ideally from an AACSB accredited institution) with a specialization in in a quantitative area related to the teaching areas above. Ideal candidates will be excellent, experienced teachers, have significant experience with academic service, enjoy working with undergraduate students, and be able to collaborate with colleagues from diverse disciplines within a liberal arts environment.
The teaching load is typically three courses per semester plus one course in January term. Additional responsibilities include advising students, assessing student learning, curriculum development, and providing service to the department, college, and community. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting.
The department primarily supports undergraduate majors in Economics, Accounting, Business Administration (with concentrations in Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, Marketing and Sports Management) and Healthcare Administration.
To apply, submit the following no later than 10/4/19:
-- a cover letter addressing qualifications and including teaching philosophy and experience, plans for continued professional and scholarly development, and service in a liberal arts college;
--a curriculum vitae;
--three confidential letters from professional references;
--evidence of teaching effectiveness (preferably student or peer evaluations of teaching)
-- graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for initial review; official copies are required for employment)
To firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should also submit the employment application online at www.converse.edu/employment.
Selected candidates must complete a background check that is satisfactory to the College and be qualified to teach in the US.
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Converse College is a private, women's liberal arts college with an enrollment of ~1,250 traditional and non-traditional undergraduate and co-ed graduate students.
We believe that a diverse faculty and staff are essential to achieving academic excellence; thus, we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.