Assistant Professor, Project Management

Montclair, NJ
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date August 9, 2016

Position Title Assistant Professor, Project Management

Vacancy # V-F28

Department Management

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State University invites applications for one full-time tenure track faculty position in the area of Project Management at the Assistant Professor level starting September 1, 2017. A secondary teaching interest and background in business strategy is welcomed. The candidate selected will be expected to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including the Project Management certificate program. The Department of Management offers a BS in Business Administration with concentrations in Management and Hospitality Management. The department also supports the MBA Program teaching both required and elective management graduate courses. As the department has a rich portfolio of programs, we seek candidates who can be effective teaching across all programs. In addition, the candidate is expected to pursue scholarly research leading to publications in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals; engage in outreach activities with the local business community; increase the visibility of the management programs; serve on department, school, and university-level committees; advise students; and participate in curricular review and development activities.

The Feliciano School of Business is accredited by AACSB International at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers a BS in Business Administration (ten concentrations), BS in Accounting, BA in Economics, MBA (six concentrations, cohort based model), MS in Accounting degree programs and several graduate level certificates. In fall 2015, the Feliciano School officially opened a new 143,000-square-foot, six-story, high-tech, interactive learning environment for their 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Among the building's many noteworthy features are a 3-D printing innovation lab, a Financial Resource Center with multiple Bloomberg terminals, interview rooms for corporate recruiting, state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs, a 150-seat lecture hall that may be used for public events as well as classes, collaborative spaces for networking, team building and group study and market research/analysis labs. The recently named Ellyn A. McColgan Student Services Center provides undergraduate students with integrated and individualized academic advisement and career placement programs from admission to graduation, and graduate students with support and resources for career development. The school also incorporates the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship, which fosters an entrepreneurial mindset and nurtures an extensive community of followers through innovative, interdisciplinary programs and events. The Feliciano School of Business is highlighted in The Princeton Review's Guide to the Best 295 Business Schools.

Nearly 95 full-time faculty and 30 staff members bring an impressive range of expertise to the School, with terminal degrees and advanced training from leading universities. The Feliciano School of Business is committed to enhancing its reputation and engagement with the business community while raising its scholarly profile, and dedicates substantial resources to support faculty research and development.

Qualifications & Requirements

Qualified candidates must hold a Doctorate in Management (specialty in Project Management) or related field such as strategy implementation (or be expected to complete their doctorate by August 2017), exhibit potential to publish high-quality journals and/or a strong research pipeline, come with strong industry experience, and have globally recognized certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP). Preference will be given to candidates with publications in peer-reviewed journals, demonstrated excellence in teaching evidenced by peer and student evaluations, experience in teaching and curricular development in online or hybrid formats, project leadership work experience in industry, active engagement with professional project management organizations, and demonstrated evidence of the ability to build relationships with business partners. Candidates with professional experience through consulting or corporate roles are strongly preferred.

Salary Range
Salary dependent upon qualifications.

Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2017

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Dr. Li-Chun Lin
Chair, Department of Management
(include V number)
Montclair State University
Box V—F28
Montclair, NJ 07043

Apply By Screening starts immediately and continues until the position is filled.

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EEO/AA Statement:

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