Tenure-Track, Eminent Scholar in Business (Discipline TBD)

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The University of North Alabama (AACSB accredited) invites applications for a tenure-track Eminent Scholar faculty position with a rank of Associate Professor or Professor within the College of Business for the 2019 fall semester. Candidates must possess a doctorate from an accredited institution in one of the following disciplines: Accounting, Computer Information Systems/Computer Science/Information Technology, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Quantitative Methods/Statistics, or a closely related field. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2019. The posting will remain open until filled.

The holder of this Eminent Scholar position will be one of three endowed chairs in the College of Business. The successful candidate appointed to this esteemed role will have a visible leadership role with broad autonomy and strong support in a truly strategic function where pivotal decisions made well will impact a fine institution prepared to recognize and reward success. Enjoy the autonomy to bring your best ideas and create the ideal model within an environment where you will be listened to, heard, and affirmed.

The review of candidates will focus on their research productivity, teaching effectiveness, involvement in university, college, and community service, and fit with the culture of our university, college, and department. Responsibilities include teaching in-class and online undergraduate and graduate courses, research and mentoring research, service to the profession, college, and university, and being an engaged leader and ambassador for the college.

The successful candidate will have evidence of effectiveness in the classroom and a record of producing publications necessary for the college to meet current AACSB International accreditation standards. Salaries are competitive with other AACSB accredited institutions.

The UNA College of Business offers the Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA), the B.S. in Computer Science (BSCS), and the B.S. in Information Technology (BSIT). The BBA is included in programs accredited by AACSB, the premier accrediting institutions for business schools. The BSCS is accredited by ABET. The College of Business has approximately 2,350 students, with 1,525 at the undergraduate level and 825 at the graduate level. The College offers an MBA degree both online and in Florence, Alabama and the Executive MBA online and in Florence, China, and Taiwan. The College is in the process of proposing an Executive DBA degree to begin fall 2020. In addition to traditional business majors, the College offers majors or minors in Innovation, Professional Sales, Information Technology, and User Experience. The College operates a business incubator for students who desire to create their own business. The College is also extensively involved in economic development through its Institute for Innovation and Economic Development.

Discover an environment where professional satisfaction and career achievement are paired with optimal quality of life in the cultural, medical, commercial, and recreational center of a thriving region. Florence, AL is an open, receptive community in a temperate climate that encourages year-round outdoor recreation within a tradition of relaxed hospitality. The locale is within short driving distance to major metropolitan centers.

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield, and Muscle Shoals. UNA Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN and Big South Conferences.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5095.  Applications will only be accepted through this system.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and reference list at the time of application.  Three letters of reference and transcripts are also required, but may be provided at a later date.  Please see the special instructions to applicants section of the posting for details.  For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.  UNA is a smoke-free campus.




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Posted: 1/25/2019
Application Due: 3/26/2019
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Salary: Salaries are competitive with other AACSB accredited institutions.