Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Professor of Practice (Management)

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Dec 6, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Marketing & Sales, Other Business & Management
Employment Type
Full Time

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Professor of Practice (Management)

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Job Description Summary

Position: The Department of Management in the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track, non-tenure eligible full-time teaching faculty position in Management. The contract is renewed annually based on need, funding, and performance. The position can be filled as a lecturer / senior lecturer / professor of practice depending on the background and experience of the candidate. This nine-month position is designed to support the Management degree program of Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business beginning in Fall 2022.

Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the successful candidate for the position is to teach a selection of undergraduate management courses required of students in the management degree program and assist in the professional development of management students. The successful candidate will be expected to bring experience, innovation, enthusiasm, technology, and leadership to management program courses. An ability to teach a variety of management courses is a requirement. (Course topics such as organizational behavior, human resource management, managing organizational change, and principles of management are currently our greatest areas of need.) Under typical circumstances, the teaching load for the position will be equivalent to four three-credit hour courses a semester, which includes course development and course management activities. In addition to instructional duties, successful candidates will be expected to mentor students through the job search and hiring experience and into possible participation in student organizations, as well as other mentoring and knowledge enhancement opportunities.

About the College and University: The Raymond J. Harbert College of Business has a strong tradition of producing highly desired graduates and generating knowledge that drives diverse business thought and sustainable business practice. The college and its programs consistently rank among the nation’s best public undergraduate and graduate business programs. The Harbert College has experienced steady enrollment growth in recent years and currently serves over 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students through six academic departments offering both undergraduate majors and multiple Master’s and PhD options. In addition, the college raised over $130 million in private support during the most recent “Because this is Auburn” campaign. The college pioneered online masters and executive programs that are now ranked among the very best, with additional recognitions occurring in programs across the college. The college has invested in building a nationally recognized faculty that moves thought forward through research, engages with industry, and delivers relevant and current instruction.

The Auburn Family values tradition, yet eagerly prepares for the future. Rooted in more than 160 years of tradition, Auburn University occupies 1,841 acres and is the academic home to more than 30,000 students. Auburn’s commitment to active student engagement, professional success, and public/private partnerships garners a growing reputation for outreach and extension that delivers broad economic, health, and societal impact. The University’s alumni have enjoyed success in myriad fields .

Location : Auburn, Alabama is a vibrant and thriving college town and community. Southern Living recently recognized the city of Auburn as one of the top small towns in the South and Money magazine named Auburn as the best place to live in Alabama. Known as the ‘Loveliest Village on the Plains,’ Auburn offers a high quality of life including a vibrant cultural scene at the new Gogue Performing Arts Center, SEC sports throughout the academic year, an outstanding K-12 school system, general and concierge healthcare options, and an exceptional veterinary school for pet care. Chewacla State Park, just five miles from campus, offers camping, hiking, and mountain biking, as well as swimming and boating opportunities. The Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport is only 90 miles away, with multiple shuttle service options to/from Auburn daily. Birmingham is a similar drive to the north and Montgomery, the state capital, is only 50 minutes southwest of Auburn. Beaches or mountains, whichever you prefer, are only a 3-4 hour drive.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. More information on Auburn can be found here .

Auburn University is an EEO /Vet/Disability employer.

Minimum Qualifications

Job Qualifications: As this is a teaching intensive position, candidates should have instructional experience and a record of high-quality teaching. Successful candidates will be required to possess a master’s degree or higher in business or an appropriate related discipline area at the time employment begins. Practical and extensive management experience is considered highly desirable. Selected candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Procedure: Review of application materials will begin Monday, January 3, 2022 and continue until a qualified candidate is selected and recommended for appointment. To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a brief cover letter with statements of interest in the position and teaching philosophy, a curriculum vita/resume, a copy of all relevant transcripts, student course evaluations (if available), and contact information for three references. All application materials should be submitted to: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/26587 .

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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