Valparaiso University’s College of Business (http://www.valpo.edu/cob/) invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Management beginning in fall 2019. The focus of the search is on Human Resource Management, where the ideal candidate would teach classes such as human resource management, strategic human resource management, performance and compensation, and training and development. Applicants with a secondary interest in International Business are preferred.
Valparaiso University enrolls about 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students and has been ranked one of the “Best Master’s Universities in the Midwest” and “One of the Best Buys” by U.S. News and World Report. The College of Business is AACSB accredited, serves approximately 400 undergraduate students offering the B.S.B.A. with concentrations in Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain and Logistics Management. It also serves MBA students in full-time day and part-time evening programs. VU is located in Valparaiso, Indiana, a community of 30,000 residents with quality public schools and light industry, and is situated about 15 miles from Lake Michigan and about an hour from downtown Chicago.
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and contact information for three references to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/57910. Candidates who submit names of references should expect that the College will contact these references, in confidence, and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire. Employment will require a satisfactory criminal background check. Applications will be considered until the position is filled; however, applicants are encouraged to submit applications by February 1, 2019 for full consideration.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. or D.B.A. (ABD considered) in the field of Management from an AACSB accredited institution. Candidates with a doctorate degree in a related field will be considered. Practical business experience, entrepreneurship, teaching in executive education, and experience with minority and international students are plusses. A terminal degree in a closely-related field with significant professional experience or research in Management will be considered. Certifications from recognized professional societies are preferred. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds. In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values experience in working across cultural and other significant differences. Candidates should also be interested in working at a university engaged in issues of Christian higher education rooted in the Lutheran tradition.
The successful candidate’s responsibilities would include teaching nine hours per semester at both the undergraduate and/or graduate levels; course/curriculum development; research/scholarship; and college/university committee assignments and/or initiatives. The College seeks a balanced teacher-scholar with a strong commitment to teaching excellence, as well as high-quality scholarship. Salary is competitive.