Associate Professor/Chair, Business Administration

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The Position

The College of Business at Lewis University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Associate Professor level position in the Department of Business Administration in the College of Business. The faculty member will also assume Department Chair responsibilities.  For more on our programs see: 

The Associate Professor/Chair will teach business administration courses and as chair, advise students, schedule classes, evaluate faculty, attend university-wide committees, update curriculum, and lead the Business Administration Department to its next level. Focused on experiential learning, and active engagement, Lewis faculty create a charismatic and professional learning environment for students of diverse learning backgrounds. 

Lewis University

Located in the greater Chicago region, Lewis University is a comprehensive, Catholic university, where the traditions of liberal learning, values and preparation for professional work come together with a synergy that gives the university its educational identity and focus. Founded in 1932, Lewis is a dynamic, coeducational university offering more than 80 undergraduate majors and programs of study, 35 graduate programs, and two doctoral programs. Lewis is one of many schools sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, an international Roman Catholic teaching order.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. Lewis University provides tuition benefits, health plans and retirement benefits that add to your bottom line. For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate degree in Business Administration; strong knowledge and/or experience in Business Administration, ability to teach both days and evenings in the graduate and undergraduate programs, demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in integrative, interactive teaching, and student learning outcomes; and a commitment to Catholic higher education and the University’s Lasallian Mission.

Preferred Qualifications

Industry experience

Application Process

For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/23/2019
Application Due: 5/30/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive