Assistant Professor of Management

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Posting Details

Position Information

Business Title Assistant Professor of Management Position Number Home Department Management, Marketing, and Logistics Employment Type Tenure Track Faculty Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Appointment Faculty (10-month) Time Limited? No Time-Limited Appointment Length Not Applicable Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, with occasional evening or weekend events. 40-hours per week.

Work Hours per week 40 Travel Required? Y Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Management houses over 375 majors, plus teaches a number of service courses in the College of Business (CoB). The CoB enrolls over 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students. The Management Department includes the rapidly growing concentration in logistics.

Primary Purpose of Position

This position will support the CoB core operations class as well as logistics and supply chain management programs and majors at both the graduate and undergraduate level. The position will reside in the Department of Management/Marketing/Logistics, which supports the undergraduate and graduate curriculum across many majors and offers the Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Management.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Teaching/Instructing Job duties performed for the above function

Teach undergraduate logistics courses and undergraduate Management courses, such as Operations. Teaching responsibilities include course instruction in the CoB.This faculty member will also contribute to the Georgia College core curriculum by teaching topical freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses.All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non‐majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Teaching Responsibilities
– Full-time instructional load teaching in areas of expertise within the academic discipline
– Regular course meetings and instruction
– Mentoring Students
– Other teaching responsibilities

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Scholarship and Creative Activity Job duties performed for the above function

Faculty are expected to conduct research and develop within the profession. The following represent some research and professional development possibilities:
– Publication; peer reviewed scholarship
– Presentations at professional meetings
– Grant applications and grant-funded research
– Membership and participation in professional organizations
Produce original research such as peer-reviewed journal articles, proceedings, and book chapters related to logistics, transportation, and supply chain.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Service to Institution Job duties performed for the above function

All faculty are expected to support the advancement of the department, college and university mission by providing service to the institution. Service may be at the department, college, university, community and disciplinary level. Duties include service on college-level and university-level committees, advising students regarding career options, and support of department-level outreach activities.

Faculty contribute service to the institution. Examples include the following:
– Department, college, and university committee memberships and offices
– Programs directed and advised
– Participation in special programs or projects
– Other service in the institution

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Professional Development Job duties performed for the above function

Professional development includes efforts to improve in the major job duties, such as a researcher and in skills related to teaching.

Faculty are expected to develop within the profession. The following represent some professional development possibilities:
– Participation in workshops on pedagogy and mentoring
– Membership and participation in professional organizations
– Applying for grants

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Public Service Job duties performed for the above function

Public Service is often a part of faculty service expectations and might include activities such as the following:
– Service to the profession
– Consulting work
– Providing continuing education service, instruction, or program development for department, school, college, or university
– Membership and participation in community organizations where disciplinary or faculty expertise is essential
– Other significant services to the community related to faculty role

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Additionally, the department is interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching, and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.

Minimum Requirements

Proposed Minimum Experience/Education

Earned PHD/terminal degree in the discipline of supply chain, management or related field (logistics / transportation) from an AASCB-accredited or similarly accredited institution. ABD will be considered if the degree will be completed by the end of the current academic year.

Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 ( (faculty credentials). Ability to teach the required coursework and evidence of interest and capability as a teacher.

Must be able to cover courses in the primary teaching area, which is Operations and logistics and transportation.

Department Required Skills

It is highly desirable for candidates to teach in areas outside the primary discipline, including Operations.

List any other requirements

Collegiality, flexibility, and a desire serve the university and college are highly desired characteristics.

– Higher education teaching experience is desirable.

– Preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of the University’s Georgia College’s mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship.

– Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In keeping with the University’s mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.


Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Experience in the transportation or related industry is highly desirable.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0227 Desired Start Date 08/01/2019 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date 01/31/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary Reference Letters

Reference Letters

Accept References No Minimum Requests Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference Applicant Special Instructions Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you successfully completed 18 graduate level semester hours in the teaching discipline described in this posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have higher education teaching experience?
    • Yes, 1 - 2 years higher education teaching experience
    • Yes, 3 - 5 years higher education teaching experience
    • Yes, 5 or more years higher education teaching experience
    • No, I do not have higher education teaching experience
  3. * What is the highest level of education you have achieved?
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • Specialist
    • ABD - All But Dissertation (Degree work completed; Dissertation needs to be completed)
    • Doctoral
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of 3 References and Contact Information
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 2/7/2019
    Application Due: 5/8/2019
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