Business (Generalist) Faculty Position

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 12, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Aurora University seeks talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester. Student advising is supported by professional staff. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Experience teaching at a smaller, private institution is highly preferred.

The Dunham School of Business and Public Policy at Aurora University is seeking applicants for a one-year faculty appointment in Business at our George Williams Campus (Williams Bay, WI) and Woodstock Center (Woodstock, IL).

BUSINESS: (Generalist): Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Review of applications will begin March 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a graduate degree in business or a related field from an accredited college or university (terminal degree or ABD preferred). Applicants should have at least five years of business and professional experience. Area of expertise is open, but the candidate should be prepared to teach a broad range of business administration and management courses. (e.g., business strategy and planning, operations management, organizational behavior, business research and analytics, etc.). Applicants should show excellence in teaching and a commitment to mentoring students. Teaching in the university's general education program may also be required.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities will be undergraduate teaching, with select opportunities to teach in discipline appropriate graduate programs. Primary responsibilities also include active engagement in institutional service, professional activity, student mentorship, program assessment, and recruitment. This position will play a critical role in supporting the business majors.

All benefit-eligible faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed.

Please submit application materials as follows:

Hardcopy submissions:
Faculty Search, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Aurora University
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506

Electronic submissions:

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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