Assistant Professor of Business (General/DECA) (Tenure Track)

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Business Faculty Position (General/DECA)

Aurora University is an independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Our two campuses are located in Aurora, Illinois and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Additionally, we have an Educational Center in Woodstock, Illinois. We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision.

We seek talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester and student advising is supported by professional staff. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core.

BUSINESS (General/DECA): Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Applications received by November 12, 2018, will receive full consideration, though review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Aurora University's Dunham School of Business and Public Policy invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business with appointment to begin in August, 2019.

Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in management, operations, business research, and/ or strategic management. The position will also entail the teaching of interdisciplinary courses for Aurora University's General Education program. The ideal candidate will also be able to lead a collegiate business-related student organization (i.e., DECA, AMA, etc.) that partners with the Office of Enrollment to identify and recruit from high school business clubs and organizations.

As participating members of the faculty, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the activities of the School, including assessment, institutional service and student mentoring. Professional activity as defined by the faculty appointment is required.

Teaching and work experience are highly valued. Prior higher education teaching experience preferred. A Ph.D. in Business or related discipline is required for tenure-track appointment (A.B.D. candidates will be considered).

All benefit-eligible faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed. More information can be found at

Please submit application materials as follows:

Hardcopy submissions:
Faculty Search, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Aurora University
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506

Electronic submissions:
[email protected]

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





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Posted: 11/26/2018
Application Due: 12/15/2018
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