Post-Doctoral Fellow - Socially Responsible Business

Jun 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Post-Doctoral Fellow - Socially Responsible BusinessAbout Mills College: Located in the foothills of Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills College is a nationally renowned independent liberal arts college for women with graduate programs for women and men. Since 1852, we've been empowering students to become creative, independent thinkers who take and inspire action. For more information, visit

Job Description: The Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy at Mills College seeks a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Socially Responsible Business for the 2017-2018and 2018-2019academic years. We are a unique mission-driven institution with a highly diverse student population located in a vibrant Oakland community.

The Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy prepares ethical and socially responsible organizational leaders who have the strategic perspective, business knowledge, and management skills to deliver strong performance for their enterprises while making a positive impact on society and the environment. We encourage diverse applicants and representatives of underrepresented communities to apply for this position.

Mills College is an independent liberal arts college for women with graduate programs for women and men.Mills was recently ranked the #5 Regional University in the West by US News and World Report. Our MBA program is ranked in the Top 10 for Social Impact in 2014 Net Impact's Business as Unusual. The Lokey School is actively pursuing AACSB accreditation and is launching an undergraduate Business Administration major in Fall 2017 to complement the College's liberal arts offerings. The Fellow will have the opportunity to:
  • Build teaching experience through practice, support from the College's Center for Teaching and Scholarship, and mentorship from experienced Lokey School faculty.
  • Build a portfolio of publishable research
  • Enhance network through Lokey School, Mills, and community connections.
  • Live in the vibrant city of Oakland, a hub of social enterprise and innovation near Berkeley, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley.
The Fellow will be expected to provide the following services to Mills College and the Lokey School:
  • Teach three courses per academic year, including a course in Socially Responsible Business and two additional courses determined based on the Fellow's interests and expertise.
  • Provide advising for Lokey students in socially responsible business and other areas of expertise, and serve as a resource on issues of social responsibility for the Mills College and Lokey School communities.
  • Conduct publishable research.
Requirements: This position requires an earned doctorate in business or related field and expertise in socially responsible business. Preference will be given to those whose doctorates have been completed since July 2015; ABDs will be considered. Additional Information: This position is a 10-month contract for two years, August 2017 -May 2018 and August 2018 - May 2019. There is a $50,000/annum salary plus benefits and research support. Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills' non-discrimination policy, please go to Application Instructions: Visit Please attach the following:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter, explaining interest in this position
  • Teaching evaluations and/or statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement about research agenda
  • At least one example of scholarly work
  • Names & contact information for three references