Visiting Assistant Professor in Business Administration

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Visiting Assistant Professor in Business Administration

Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in Business Administration (generalist) beginning in August of the 2019-20 academic year, with possible renewal.

Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of approximately 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus. Rock Island, Illinois, is part of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents, located about three hours west of Chicago and 45 minutes east of Iowa City, home of the University of Iowa.

Strengthening our diverse and inclusive community is central to the college’s mission and strategic plan. We seek applicants with an interest in fostering rigorous, inclusive, and high-impact learning environments for a diverse student body.

To support our robust and growing program, we encourage applicants with multi-disciplinary teaching experience and interests to apply as the sections available are varied. Based on expertise and experience, the position could include any combination of: Strategy, MIS, Operations Management, Entrepreneurship, Introductory Marketing, Introductory Finance, Business Communication, and Statistics.

The teaching load for this position will be 24-26 credits for the academic year. Preference will be given to candidates who have earned a Ph.D. by the time of the appointment; ABD and experienced MBA candidates also will be considered.

A strong candidate will demonstrate a commitment to creative and engaging undergraduate teaching. We encourage applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.This is a one-year appointment, but may be renewable upon mutual agreement.

Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed and strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

Details about Augustana College, our expectations of the faculty, the selection process, and the Quad Cities all are available at Teaching at Augustana.

Questions about the position may be directed to the chair of the department Amanda Baugous. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2019.

A complete application includes: a cover letter indicating an interest in and understanding of teaching in a liberal arts setting, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation (including contact information), a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

To apply, please email application materials to Sherry Docherty using the subject line: #117-19 Business Admin., and directed to Jessica Schultz, associate dean of the college.

Alternatively, application materials can be mailed to: #117-19 Business Admin., C/O Jessica Schultz, associate dean of the college, Augustana College, 639 38th St., Rock Island, Ill., 61201.




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Posted: 3/6/2019
Application Due: 5/5/2019
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