The School of Professional Studies and the Department of Sociology at Brown University seek a dynamic, creative and exceptional educator to teach as a term appointment, Adjunct or Visiting Professor or Lecturer, pending rank and credentials, in our executive masters programs (mid-career professionals) with the possibility of teaching in Sociology as well. The title and rank will be commensurate with background and experience.
This is a full-time three year term renewable appointment.
Teach three to four courses, or parts of courses, per year related to leadership theory and practice and organizational behavior to mid-career executive master's students
Work closely with Academic and Program Directors (Executive Master's Programs) to design leadership development curricula that help students understand leadership theory, build effective leadership skills and develop a deeper self –awareness of their strengths and challenges as leaders
Curricula might include: application of leadership and organizational theory to the work place, building and sustaining highly effective teams, conflict resolution, organizational culture and change, leading a diverse and inclusive organization
Identify and engage Brown faculty and external influencers to provide students with exceptional educational experiences
Collaborate with other Brown faculty and programs with overlapping interest, e.g. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, School of Engineering, Sociology Department, PRIME (A Master's Program in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship-Masters Program) and BEO (Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations)
Continuously evaluate the relevance and impact of the leadership curriculum
Ensure that all students have opportunities to assess their leadership competencies, have opportunities for self-reflection and create and implement a professional development plan
Work with academic and program directors, faculty and instructional designers to ensure the thoughtful inclusion of issues related to leadership across the curriculum
Work with academic and program directors to develop metrics to evaluate the impact of the leadership curriculum on the leadership efficacy of our students.
The School of Professional Studies and the Department of Sociology are interested in advancing research in the fields of leadership and organizational behavior and will provide support for the individual to continue their research program. This includes support to attend conferences, continue research projects and publication efforts.
Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, Psychology, Sociology, Management or related fields
Teaching and curriculum design experience
Ability to work collaboratively with different stakeholders: students, faculty, senior executives and School of Professional Studies staff
Excellent verbal and oral skills, appropriate in consultative, collaborative and more formal presentation situations
Experience teaching online is preferred
Experience working with different industries and corporate environments
Cover letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position
Syllabi for similar courses taught
Names, positions and contact information of three references (required later in the process)
Review of materials will begin August 15th and continue until the position is filled
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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