Assistant Professor of Practice, Business

Location
Springfield
Posted
May 17, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Company Description:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 2,000 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Job Description:

The Department of Business at Wittenberg University seeks candidates for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice.  This position will involve contributing to both the undergraduate business program and M.S. in Analytics program.  In terms of teaching at the undergraduate level, preference will be given to applicants with the capability to teach courses in business analytics, entrepreneurship, and/or marketing.  The successful candidate will also be expected to play a significant role on the team leading the M.S. in Analytics program, specifically with respect to curriculum oversight and management of the students' academic experience. The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in department and university service, as well as industry engagement and marketing activities as applicable. The ability and desire to work with government, business and industry to build collaborative relationships that enhance the alignment of our programs with regional and national needs is highly desired. Applicants must be committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment.

Requirements:

Minimum qualifications include a graduate degree in business or related field and at least 5 years of relevant experience.  Strong preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated aptitude for teaching undergraduate students and substantial business experience in business analytics, entrepreneurship, and/or marketing.

Additional Information:

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. We believe it is educationally imperative to further our students' appreciation and understanding of a culturally diverse society, and we are committed to ensuring a diverse environment for all individuals, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, or disability. In that spirit, we are especially interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Interested applicants must set-up an account and apply through our online system. As part of the application process, applicants will be asked to upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format:

1. Resume or Curriculum vitae

2. A brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy

3. Names of three references (with phone numbers and email addresses)

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the employment process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.