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Teach undergraduate STEM Business Honors courses, preparing students majoring in science, engineering, and math disciplines for graduate study in business. Instruction covers overview of all business disciplines and the role of these disciplines in business. Instruct students in the development of business models for innovative new products and businesses. Work with students and STEM Path to the MBA program director to develop potential student startups. Lead program efforts assigned by program director. Will teach 12 credit hours per semester.
The University of Alabama
Culverhouse College of Commerce
The Culverhouse College of Commerce at the University of Alabama invites applications for a non-tenure earning three-year renewable position in STEM Business Honors effective August 16, 2016 or earlier if possible.
1) Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering discipline and a Master’s degree in business; or
2) Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering and a graduate degree in science, engineering or law with significant graduate coursework (18 hours) in business related fields; or
3) Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering and a graduate degree in science, engineering or law that includes graduate coursework in business related fields and substantial (minimum 5-7 years) work experience in business.
The successful candidate must have the ability to mentor young people, interact with graduate faculty, work with STEM business executives, and have exceptional interpersonal skills. The position holder must have excellent communication skills. The individual must be creative, have the ability to prioritize, and think strategically. Also key is the ability to identify commercialization opportunities for intellectual property and related business opportunities.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering discipline and Master’s degree in business with several years business work experience or Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering discipline and Master’s degree in science or engineering discipline plus significant graduate coursework (18 hours) in business related fields along with several years business work experience or Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering discipline and graduate degree in science, engineering or law discipline that includes coursework in business related fields along with several years business work experience. At least 5 years work experience in science or engineering is preferred. Candidate should exhibit strong team and student management skills. Substantial work experience in science or engineering will be important to success. Must be able to mentor undergraduate students and work with faculty and industry supporters. Excellent communications skills strongly desired.
This position is a three year, non-tenure earning position renewable at the discretion of the University with no expectation of continued employment beyond the contract period.
Only online applications are accepted. Candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three references. Required documents not attached at the time of application will disqualify application. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until November 20, 2015.
Additional Position Responsibilities (not limited to below):
- Advancing the vision, mission, and goals of The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse STEM Path to the MBA Program
- Teaching will include undergraduate STEM Business Honors courses
- Work outside the classroom mentoring student innovation teams
- Participate in UA commercialization activities
- Interact with STEM Path to the MBA Advisory Board Members
- Representing the UA/Culverhouse STEM Path to the MBA to all internal and external constituencies
The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Only online applications are accepted.
Please attach required documents to the appropriate document link:
Name & contact Information for three references as one document to the “Other Document 1” link.
Required documents not attached at the time of application will disqualify application.
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.
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