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Assistant Professor of Practice

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

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Professional Fields, Business & Management
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Working Title:

Assistant Professor of Practice



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Description of Work:

Position SummaryThe Department of Management in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applicants for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice position starting fall 2022. The faculty member will be an integral part of the Department’s and College’s long-term commitment to teaching excellence and will be expected to teach a variety of courses in management (i.e., OB/HR, strategy, entrepreneurship) at the undergraduate and graduate levels, both online and in-person.
Professors of Practice are teaching specialists and are hired on multi-year contracts that are renewable subject to performance. Responsibilities will include 80% teaching (equivalent to 4 three-credit-hour courses each Fall and Spring semester) and 20% service. For candidates with a doctorate, responsibilities can include a 10% research apportionment (which can come out of teaching or service). A reduced teaching apportionment may also be possible with expanded service commitments. This will be an academic year (nine-month) appointment. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and will be competitive with Big Ten Universities.
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As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • A doctorate in management or a related field; OR a graduate business degree and significant current corporate and/or professional experience.
  • All applicants must demonstrate an ability to teach college-level courses.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level, including large lecture or online sections of undergraduate and graduate courses.

Criminal History Background Check Required:


How to Apply:

Click “Apply for this Job” and complete the faculty information form. Applicants must upload four documents:

  1. A letter of interest.
  2. A curriculum vitae.
  3. A list of three references with contact information.
  4. Evidence of teaching experience and ability. Attach as “Other Document.”
All four documents are required for a complete file. Only complete files will be reviewed.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact:

Direct questions about the position to J.K. Osiri, [email protected].

Direct questions about the application process to Melissa Lewis, [email protected].

Job Category (old):

Faculty Non-Tenure Leading

Job Type:

12 Month (Faculty Only)

Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?:


Planned Hire Date:

Fall 2022


Working at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

For 150 Years, A Leader in Higher Education 
Always a place of high ambition, University of Nebraska was one of the first institutions west of the Mississippi River to award doctoral degrees - the first was granted in 1896. The University of Nebraska established the world's first undergraduate psychology laboratory. The discipline of ecology was born here, and the campuses reflect that tradition, being recognized as botanical gardens and arboreta. An early institutional interest in literature and the arts provided the foundations for today's Prairie Schooner literary magazine, for the University of Nebraska Press, and for the Sheldon Museum of Art, which houses one of the world's most significant collections of 20th century American art.

Today, Nebraska is one of the nation's leading teaching institutions, and a research leader with a wide array of grant-funded projects aimed at broadening knowledge in the sciences and humanities. Nebraska is also a land-grant university and a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The University of Nebraska offers an extensive benefits package that includes health, life, disability and long term care insurance; retirement accounts; tuition reimbursement for employees and their spouses and dependent children; and reimbursement accounts for health care and dependent day care. Leave policies are designed to help employees deal with personal or family events or crises.

Diversity and Inclusion
In the spirit of the phrase "Every Interaction Matters", UNL has an enacted commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence for our faculty, staff, and students. On our campus, diversity and inclusion are important priorities. Examples include: Husker Dialogues, which is an event that helps first-year students focus on diversity and inclusion and practice handling difficult conversations around difference; three Chancellor's Diversity Commissions that are charged with informing and advising the Chancellor and addressing issues of constituent campus communities; and the establishment of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion whose leader operates at the Vice Chancellor level. At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, we strive for excellence in all that we do. True excellence requires that each individual be able to work and learn in an atmosphere of respect, dignity, and belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion requires each of us to continuously ensure our interactions are respectful, protect free speech, and inspire academic freedom.

About Lincoln
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is located in an up-and-coming and safe city of 300,000 people that has many of the cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community. The Pinnacle Bank Arena, opened in 2013, routinely hosts major touring acts. A buzzing entertainment district, the Railyard, connects the arena area to the Historic Haymarket. Cuisines from all continents provide the entree to dynamic urban nightlife and a wide variety of ways to enjoy time with friends. Nebraska's City Campus is one with Lincoln's city center, as it has been since the university was founded.Lincoln has more parkland per capita than Austin, Texas; Portland, Oregon; and all but a handful of U.S. cities. The well-manicured Pioneers Park, the native woods of Wilderness Park and the open grassland of Nine-Mile Prairie are each within a 10-minute trip from campus. Connecting many of these parks is an extensive trails network.

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