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Assistant Professor, Management

Fairfield University
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 8, 2023

Job Details

Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

The Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Management Department, beginning fall 2024 and subject to budget approval. Candidates must have completed a PhD or doctoral degree in Management. Candidates should have a primary focus on entrepreneurship and strategic management. Those with demonstrated interest in non-profits are of particular interest. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching, preferably with experience and verified excellence at the undergraduate level. Candidates must also have a demonstrated ability to publish quality research in peer-reviewed journals. Strong applicants will be committed to: cross-disciplinary collaboration and collegiality; the development of innovative and creative classroom educational experience; a commitment to innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom; service to the department, school of business, university, community and profession. A faculty member may teach at either the Fairfield and/or Bridgeport campus.

Fairfield University is a Jesuit, Catholic institution, located in the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT, one hour from New York City along Long Island Sound. Fairfield University earned the #29 spot among national universities ranked for Best Undergraduate Teaching and is the highest-ranked institution among the 60 schools moving into U.S. News & World Report’s Best National Universities ranking for the first time. The Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University is AACSB International accredited and is ranked among US News and Princeton Review’s best undergraduate and graduate on-campus business schools. The University’s 200-acre campus includes five College and Professional Schools that enroll 4,757 undergraduate students and 1,262 graduate students. The Dolan School of Business educates approximately 40% of the University’s undergraduate students and one-fifth of the University’s graduate students.

The salary and benefits for the position are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately. Application review is on a rolling basis, but complete applications received by March 1, 2024 will be guaranteed full consideration.

Please click “Apply Now” and submit the following materials. Full applications require:
  • a cover letter

  • curriculum vitae

  • a letter of application

  • research and scholarship statement

  • statement of teaching philosophy and evaluations

  • three letters of reference

Questions can be directed to Carl Scheraga, Chair, Search Committee, at

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Academic - Faculty Tenure/Tenure Track

Performs such other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/University needs indicate.


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Fairfield Univesity

Our scenic, 200-acre campus is situated on the Connecticut coastline, just 60-minutes away from the heart of Manhattan and less than a mile from the beaches of Long Island Sound. But it’s more than just our surroundings that make our campus unique — it’s our commitment to each and every student’s personal and professional growth and their journey to becoming individuals of purpose.

For more than 80 years, Fairfield University has been graduating adept, accomplished, and socially responsible leaders in an academic community where the learning goes deeper, the friendships are more meaningful, and the experiences stay with you long after graduation. As a values-based, student-centric, outcomes-focused Jesuit Catholic University, we are committed to educating the whole person — mind, body, and spirit — and providing students with experiential learning and professional development opportunities that give them a competitive edge in today’s job market. At Fairfield, the future is filled with opportunities as limitless as your potential, and they all begin with you.

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