Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 01, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Entrepreneurship: Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach a full-time load of classes per semester in ESP 103: Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurial Thinking. ESP 103 is part of the required First-Year Integrated Core (FYIC) curriculum for all Farmer School of Business majors. This Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor is responsible for combining a practitioner’s perspective with solid academic foundations to an introductory level course. Position start date is August 16, 2021.

The FYIC is an innovative four course bundle that teaches students critical skills such as critical thinking, creative thinking, computational thinking & coding, ethical thinking, communication, and collaboration. As an ESP 103 teacher, you will be a part of a team of faculty who working collaboratively to integrate these key skills across all four FYIC classes (BUS 101: Foundations of Business; BUS 102: Foundations of Business Communication; ESP 103: Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Thinking; and BUS 104: Introduction to Computational Thinking for Business). For more information on the FYIC, please visit:

Required: Doctorate in business, creative studies or a closely related discipline for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor; Master’s degree in business, creative studies or a closely related discipline and five years of entrepreneurial experience in start-up, corporate, creative, or social entrepreneurship for appointment as Instructor; teaching experience and practical experience in areas related to creativity, applied imagination, and/or entrepreneurship; strong interpersonal and collaborative skills; ability to communicate effectively with first-year students through senior level faculty / administrators. Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Consideration will be given to candidates with two years of excellence in teaching or evidence of teaching potential in an area related to entrepreneurship; demonstrated experience as an exceptional teacher at the undergraduate level; at least ten years of entrepreneurial experience in start-up, corporate, creative, or social entrepreneurship; combination of education and professional experiences around innovation, organizational change, problem solving, design, or idea generation.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Inquiries may be directed to Rebecca Crews at Screening of applications will begin June 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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