General Statement of Duties: Full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Management. Teach introductory and upper-level Management studies courses, with an ability to incorporate technologies and software as appropriate. The successful candidate should bring teaching experience and a fresh pedagogical perspective while providing students with a solid foundation in management. Terminal degree in Business or related fields with teaching experience required.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching workload (24 semester hours of credit of instruction per school year), and preparation for classroom instruction.
Teach undergraduate introduction to management courses and upper level course in management. Individual selected will also teach courses in the core curriculum and in the MBA program.
Provide student assistance including academic advising.
Participate in curriculum review and development, program reviews and student outcomes assessment and departmental and college-wide committees.
Attend university functions, including commencement, convocation, and faculty, committee and department meetings.
Participate in scheduled orientation and registration programs.
Engage in continuing scholarship and professional activities, which may include contribution to the content of the discipline, participation in or contribution to professional organizations and societies, public service and contributions to the professional growth and development of the university community.
Opportunities to teach summer, winter term, online, and undergraduate and graduate evening courses.
Terminal degree in Business (DBA or PhD) is required; with a focus on Management preferred. Candidates with a Doctorate or ABD in Engineering Management are also encouraged to apply. Candidates with professional qualifications (i.e. Juris Doctorates with MBA) are also encouraged to apply.
Teaching experience in related field is required.
Ability to teach introductory and upper-level in management courses. Ability to teach courses in the core curriculum. Ability to teach MBA courses. At all levels must have an ability to incorporate theoretical knowledge and frameworks in new/emerging business practices as appropriate.
The successful candidate should bring an active research agenda and a fresh pedagogical perspective while providing students with a solid foundation in management.
Ability to integrate appropriate technology and software in teaching.
Commitment to excellence in teaching, demonstrated teaching experience appropriate to the level of appointment and evidence of scholarly/creative activity.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse student body.
Experience serving, and/or research related to diverse, multi-cultural populations is preferred.
Must be able to satisfactorily pass a check conducted by the Criminal History Systems Board (CORI) as well as a completed background check satisfactory to the university.
Ability to perform all duties with or without reasonable accommodations.
About Fitchburg State University
Fitchburg State University, located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, is a public institution dedicated to integrating high-quality professional programs with strong liberal arts and sciences studies. Founded in 1894, the university now has more than 30 undergraduate programs and 22 master's degree programs, and 7,000 full and part-time students.