Economics and Business - Professor of Management

Hope College
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 5, 2023

Position Information

Position Title
Economics and Business - Professor of Management

Classification Title
Faculty Full Time (.75-1.0 FTE)

Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligibility

Economics and Business

Job Description

The Hope College Department of Economics & Business invites applications for an open-rank management tenure-track position to start Fall 2024 . Candidates should demonstrate an ability to combine teaching excellence with a productive research agenda, should be committed to the character and goals of a liberal arts college, and should have a commitment to the historic Christian faith. We are a growing department with a variety of faculty needs and positions. We are inviting applicants with a focus in strategy for this search, although other areas (e.g., Organizational Behavior) will also be considered . A Ph.D is desired. Responsibilities include teaching, scholarly research, program leadership, and advising undergraduate students.

At Hope, we approach teaching, scholarship, and community a bit differently. For example, we seek candidates who (a) enjoy and pursue relevant scholarship as an important (but not sole) aspect of their career, (b) excel at rigorous and relational teaching (especially in applied environments), © fully live out their Christian faith, (d) seek an academic community and culture that both wants you to succeed and simultaneously experience a holistic well-being, and (e) are a champion for their academic discipline, yet are fully committed to the liberal arts tradition.

About the Department of Economics and Business
Hope College is a Christian co-educational, residential liberal arts undergraduate college affiliated with the Reformed Church in America that aspires to be faithful, welcoming, and transformational. The Department of Economics and Business has the second oldest business program in the state and has been a part of Hope’s liberal arts tradition since 1930. The department currently serves around 20% of the graduating student body. Our identity is based on (a) a business curriculum grounded in the liberal arts tradition, (b) an intimate academic environment that includes local and global experiential learning opportunities that foster student/faculty collaboration, and © a Christian perspective that informs both our curriculum content and our teaching pedagogy.

We appreciate the intimacy that is brought through smaller class sizes and we use our high-touch culture to engage our students in the classroom and within businesses as they seek to discover where they will thrive best. Our students have opportunities to engage with around 500 external stakeholders annually through both curricular and co-curricular programing. Our location in the business rich environment of West Michigan provides numerous opportunities for collaboration with local firms for both our students and our faculty.

Our faculty thrive in this unique environment. It also informs the qualities and aspirations we seek in the people who join us. Individually, we have an appreciation for the depth of our fields of discipline as well as the freedom to cross disciplinary boundaries in their teaching and research in entrepreneurial ways. Collectively, our faculty combines extensive professional experience in business and government with traditional, varied, and prestigious academic backgrounds. Finally, the vast international experience of our faculty is important in educating students for leadership in a culturally diverse world.

Further information on Hope College and its mission can be found at and at ; the department’s website is at .

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Candidates should demonstrate an ability to combine teaching excellence with scholarly activity; a Ph.D. is strongly desired.

Physical Demands

This position requires remaining in a sitting or standing position for frequent periods of time; uses office machinery such as a computers, printers, copy machines; Occasionally involves moving items over 10 pounds; frequently will move between different offices/workspaces/buildings; and requires effective communication abilities. In the case of temporary or permanent condition(s) that require(s) accommodation(s), reasonable accommodation(s) may be requested.

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“All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check. Some positions may have position specific requirements, such as education/licensure/certification verification, a physical, drug screening, credit checks and/or transportation record review.”

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Open Until Filled

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Inquiries about the position can be directed to Dr. Morgan Wilson, Search Committee Chair ( Formal application and all relevant materials— including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial version is acceptable for application), teaching evaluations, and a statement describing how the candidate’s faith aligns with Hope’s mission and Christian aspirations —are to be submitted electronically to . In addition, please enter the contact information for three references on the application. Those references will be contacted by Human Resources to submit a letter of recommendation.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Evaluations
  5. Mission Response

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