Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Law

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Law


Marketing, Hosp & Resort Tour

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PFAC - Slotted Faculty

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The AACSB accredited E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Business Law at the Assistant/Associate Professor level beginning August 2021.
The individual hired for this position will be responsible for teaching, research, and service. This new colleague should have experience and expertise in teaching business law along with at least one more law elective at the undergraduate or MBA level. Electives may include commercial law, hospitality law, real estate law, marketing law, etc. The teaching load may include face-to-face, hybrid, or online delivery. In addition to teaching, active engagement in scholarly academic intellectual activities is required. The individual will also be responsible for advising undergraduate students, contributing to the assessment of student learning outcomes, and engaging in other service activities within the department, college, university, community, and profession. Our faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research, service, and the integration of ideas, technologies, and developments within the discipline.
To be considered, candidates must have a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an ABA-accredited law school, a record of teaching excellence in higher education, and an active membership in a state bar association. Preference will be given to candidates with an LLM degree or another graduate degree in business or a related field, a record of publication in non-predatory peer reviewed Journals, and relevant professional experience. Applicants must have abilities, skills, and enthusiasm consistent with teaching excellence and instructional innovation.
Interested candidates should electronically submit at 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) copies of the most recent student evaluations of teaching, 4) unofficial graduate transcripts, and 5) names and contact information for three professional references.
For best consideration, applications should be received by February 5, 2021. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Accredited by AACSB International, the Wall College of Business serves more than 2000 graduate and undergraduate students and has faculty members represented by six academic disciplines: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Hospitality and Resort Tourism. The business law discipline is housed in the Marketing and Hospitality Resort Tourism Management department, which serves over 720 majors and over 180 minors across two areas of marketing and hospitality. The College also offers MBA and MAcc graduate programs. Regional outreach is accomplished through activities of the Center for Real Estate and Economic Development, the Clay Brittain Jr. Center for Resort Tourism, the Community and Business Engagement Institute, and others. Additional information about the College and the University and its programs can be obtained by accessing the university’s web site (
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.
Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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Must hold the appropriate terminal degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching.

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