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Assistant Professor of Business

Employer
McPherson College
Location
McPherson, KS - one hour north of Wichita, 30 minutes south of Salina
Salary
Salary based on experience; generous benefits, 8-year recognition as Great College to Work For
Posted Date
Dec 5, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Business Are you ready to start a career as a business professor? Perhaps you are thinking about making a higher education career move. In either case, if you want to be a part of a team of business education professionals and a broader based liberal arts and sciences educational community committed to producing leaders, creative thinkers, and entrepreneurs of the future, McPherson College could be the place for you. Through internships, interdisciplinary studies, and athletics MC’s students are offered career-ready learning opportunities that prepare them to work in a wide variety of business professions.

McPherson College is excited about searching for and hiring an Assistant Professor of Business. Specialized study in the field of Management is required. This is a tenure-track position starting in August 2023.  The position also involves program development and growth, advising, and support of the department.

A master’s degree, teaching experience, and a background in business are required. A doctoral degree is highly preferred. Evidence of the successful use of instructional technology or a strong commitment to develop such skills if hired. Education and/or experience in small businesses is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have record of teaching excellence or be able to demonstrate potential to excel as a teacher. The ability to function collegially in a small college environment and a commitment to the liberal arts and sciences are of paramount importance.

McPherson College is a career-oriented liberal arts institution. It is located in McPherson, Kansas, about one hour north of Wichita, the most populated city in the state. Guided by an employee-driven strategic plan, the institution is embarking on a historical time of growth. This is being fueled by recently having received the largest-ever single commitment to a small liberal arts college in the United States. The anonymous double match estate commitment is worth $500 million and over time will allow the college to reimagine and reinvent its campus while pursuing initiatives that further enhance the student experience. Other transformational commitments from alumni and friends enable the college to focus on long-term academic program growth and development, and investment in campus facilities while making sure students continue to have the opportunity to graduate with little to no student debt.

The college offers opportunities to reach your potential and join a community devoted to developing whole persons through scholarship, participation, and service. McPherson College was founded in 1887 by members of the Church of the Brethren and remains committed to the values of the church: peace and justice, ethical behavior, and putting faith into action. It was the only college in Kansas honored as a 2022 Great College to Work For.  Outstanding employee benefits include a 10% contribution by the college to a retirement plan after 1 year of service and employee health insurance premiums which have not increased since 2012. 

To apply:  Complete the quick and easy online application at: https://www.mcpherson.edu/jobs/assistant-professor-of-business-2/ and submit a letter of interest addressing your ability to meet the qualifications specified in this position announcement. Other required application materials include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the search and screening process), and names of and contact information for five professional references. Send copies of transcripts and all other application materials to: hr@mcpherson.edu

Review of applications will begin in early January, but will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

McPherson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse college community.  McPherson College will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job levels the most qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law except where a status is a bona fide occupational qualification. McPherson College will prohibit harassment against any applicant or employee, who is a member of one of these groups

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