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Visiting Assistant Professor in Management

James Madison University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Management Department in the College of Business at James Madison University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in Management. This position is a non-tenure track one year academic year appointment with a teaching load of six courses.

The AACSB-accredited James Madison University College of Business (CoB) includes nationally ranked undergraduate and graduate programs. Five years post-graduation, Virginia residents attending the CoB had the highest return-on-investment of the 82 business schools included in Poets & Quants 2017 undergraduate business program ranking. In 2018, the Information Security MBA was recognized as #1 in the nation for the Best Online Information Security MBA Programs, and #16 in the Princeton Review’s list of the top 25 Online MBA Programs. The College includes the Center for Entrepreneurship, Center for Professional Selling, Small Business Development Center, Capital Markets Lab, Madison Consulting, and other programs focused on outreach and engagement with the business community. Our very successful alumni hold C-suite positions at major corporations including SAP, Fidelity, Bank of America, IBM, McKinsey & Company, Deloitte, KPMG, and other Fortune 500 companies and readily engage with the College. The faculty are teacher-scholars who are collaborative and supportive colleagues. The College has approximately 4,100 students in its AACSB programs and is highly regarded across the JMU campus community.

Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is the most diverse in the State of Virginia. JMU is a highly selective, diverse, regional, comprehensive, student-oriented institution with a growing national reputation. The student body includes approximately 21,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students, and over 900 full-time instructional faculty. JMU offers strong liberal arts and professional programs in a variety of disciplines. The university is committed to innovation, superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national recognition for the quality of its academic programs and has been repeatedly identified as a best-buy for students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate must be able to teach COB 202: Interpersonal Skills, a prerequisite course for all business majors. COB 202 is a skills-based class that focuses on teamwork, business writing, feedback, facilitation, and other professional skills. The course is highly interactive, therefore evidence of teaching effectiveness is particularly important. Additional instruction in organizational behavior, human resource management, strategic management, and/or entrepreneurship may be required. The course load is three sections per semester.


A master’s degree or Ph.D. in Management or a related field is required, a Ph.D, from an AACSB-accredited program is preferred. ABD candidates in doctoral programs will be considered. All candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching.

To learn more and to apply, go to and reference posting F1888, or go directly to Please DO NOT send “paper” application packets or supplemental materials; all application materials must be submitted on-line. Questions can be directed to search committee chair Dr. Marshall Pattie, Review of applications will begin 6/7/2022 and the position is open until filled. Salary shall be commensurate with experience.

James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

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