Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor
Farmer School of Business: Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor (possible multiple positions) Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurial Thinking. The Farmer School of Business at Miami University’s First-Year Integrated Core program seeks dynamic and passionate faculty members to join our Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurial Thinking team at the level of Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor starting in Fall 2019. This Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor is responsible for combining a practitioner’s perspective with solid academic foundations to an introductory level course.
A successful candidate will share the values of collaboration, entrepreneurial thinking, creativity, and a relentless pursuit of excellence in undergraduate teaching. Candidate must be interested in contributing to teaching outside the box as part of a team.
Require: BA/BS Degree in business, creative studies, or some applicable field and at least ten years of entrepreneurial experience in start-up, corporate, creative, or social entrepreneurship or Master’s degree in business, creative studies or a related discipline and at least five years of entrepreneurial experience in start-up, corporate, creative, or social entrepreneurship (for appointment as Instructor); Doctorate in business, creative studies or a related discipline (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor); teaching experience and practical experience in areas related to creativity, applied imagination, and / or entrepreneurship; strong interpersonal and collaborative skills; ability to communicate effectively with first-year students through senior level faculty / administrators. Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
Desire: Master’s degree in business, creative studies or a related discipline; two years of excellence in teaching or evidence of teaching potential in an area related to entrepreneurship; demonstrated experience as an exceptional teacher at the undergraduate level; expertise and practical experience in areas related to creativity and imagination in the context of entrepreneurship; at least ten years of entrepreneurial experience in start-up, corporate, creative, or social entrepreneurship; combination of education and professional experiences around innovation, organizational change, problem solving, design, or idea generation.
Duties: Responsible for teaching a full-time load of introductory classes per semester in entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation for the First Year Integrated Core; maintain office hours to work with students; support updates and revisions to the course to keep pedagogy aligned with changing entrepreneurial climate.
The Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor will join an experienced team of creativity / entrepreneurship specialists to teach multiple sections of ESP 103: Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking.
Additional duties may include ongoing course refinement, contributing to new course development, and/or other new initiatives involving creativity, innovation, design thinking, and entrepreneurial thinking.
ESP 103 is part of the required First-Year Integrated Core (FYIC) curriculum for all Farmer School of Business majors. The FYIC is a four-course block that teaches students critical skills such as critical thinking, creative thinking, computational thinking & coding, ethical thinking, communication, and collaboration. As an ESP 103 teacher, you will be a part of a faculty who work together as a team to integrate these key skills across all four FYIC classes (BUS 101: Foundations of Business; BUS 102: Foundations of Business Communication; ESP 103: Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking; and BUS 104: Introduction to Computational Thinking for Business). For more information on the FYIC, please visit http://miamioh.edu/fsb/academics/fyic/index.html.
Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495151. Letters of reference will be requested upon receipt of application. Inquiries may be directed to Rebecca Crews at [email protected]. Screening of applications will begin May 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
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