Assistant/Associate Professor in Strategic Management (2 Vacancies)

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Strategic Management (2 Vacancies) Tenure Status Tenure Track Position Number 006641 (2nd vacancy #062131) Department Management - 255300 Minimum Qualifications

Necessary qualifications include: (1) earned doctorate from an AACSB -accredited institution in Management or a closely related field; (2) demonstrated evidence of research and teaching excellence; and (3) expertise in the area of strategic management.

Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by the effective date of the appointment.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)

Desired qualifications include a secondary focus area in international management, experience and willingness to teach MBA and online courses, relevant work/business experience, demonstrated commitment to service, and experience, knowledge, and/or skills that align with one or more of the Walker College of Business’ strategic priorities.

License/Certification Required


Description of the Department or Unit

The Department of Management offers undergraduate degree programs with majors in Management and Hospitality & Tourism Management; minors in Sustainable Business, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resource Management; and a Master’s program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management. With more than twenty diverse faculty members, the department enjoys a collegial and collaborative work environment. The Department of Management is housed in the Walker College of Business, an AACSB -accredited business school with enrollment of more than 2,800 students. The college was included in Princeton Review’s 2020 edition of Best Business Schools.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The faculty member’s primary responsibilities will be to provide instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, maintain an active program of scholarship, and participate in service activities consistent with the rank of appointment. Instructional duties are three classes per semester and may include online and offsite course delivery.

As a part of the COVID -19 response, Appalachian State University is employing flexible teaching formats to address academic needs and to comply with local, state and federal public health regulations or orders. Your deans retain the discretion to assign or reassign you to teach in either online or in-person formats during or after the COVID -19 pandemic, as necessary.

Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of professional position at a university.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Suggested Salary Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application consists of the following:
(1) Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
(2) Curriculum Vitae
(3) Statement of Teaching Interests
(4) Statement of Research Interests
(5) Evidence of Teaching and Scholarship Effectiveness
(6) Three professional references with contact information.

Additionally, three letters of recommendation must be emailed directly from the letter writers to c/o Dr. Brian Whitaker.

Please note that this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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