Economics and Business - Professor of Management
Faculty Full Time (.75-1.0 FTE)
Economics and Business
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
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
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
; the department’s website is at https://hope.edu/academics/economics-business/
Is this a visiting faculty position?
Candidates should demonstrate an ability to combine teaching
excellence with scholarly activity; a Ph.D. is strongly
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
“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
Posting Detail Information
Job Posting Open Date
Job Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled
Is this position available for sponsorship
Special Instructions to Applicants
Inquiries about the position can be directed to Dr. Morgan Wilson,
Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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
—are to be submitted electronically
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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Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Evaluations
- Mission Response