Asst. Professor in Business Law

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2018-09-27
Req: R100026780
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The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The University of Miami is accepting applications for an Assistant- or Associate-level tenure-track faculty position within the Business Law Department at the Miami Business School (MBS) commencing August 15, 2019.

MBS’s Business Law Department seeks applicants with superior scholarship and teaching experience in Business Law and Ethics, and specifically in Sustainable Business and/or Governance.  The position is open to those candidates who have a law degree with outstanding academic credentials, and who have a record of distinguished scholarship, including publication in the Journal of Business Ethics or other comparable publications.  Demonstrated excellence in teaching or clear potential therefor is also required. 

The successful candidate will join a thriving department that is home to 16 full-time regular faculty and instructors, with varied scholarly interest, who teach a wide range of courses in business law, business ethics, critical thinking and oral/written persuasion at the bachelors, masters, and executive levels.  In addition to scholarly productivity and teaching, the successful candidate will also be responsible for advancing the Department’s mission as it relates to ethics and sustainable business.  Preference, therefore, may be given to candidates with additional degrees, advanced study, or practice/ industry experience related to business, ethics, or sustainability as well as current or prior administrative appointments.

The University of Miami is a Carnegie comprehensive degree-granting research university of approximately 15,500 students and 13,400 faculty and staff involved in teaching, research, and service.  The University’s main campus in suburban Coral Gables, Florida, is home to two colleges and seven schools located on a lush 230-acre tract.

Salary, benefits, and research support are competitive and commensurate with rank and experience. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae listing qualifications and experience, as well as the names addresses and telephone numbers of at least three academic and/or professional references who may be contacted.

Letters of interest should fully describe relevant qualifications and experience, and should make the case for scholarly and teaching fit, as this is the information on which the committee’s initial review of materials will be based.  Review of applications will begin immediately; deadline for completed applications is December 1, 2018.  The position may thereafter remain open until filled.

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Posted: 12/11/2018
Application Due: 6/15/2019
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