Assistant/Associate Professor of Management - University of La Verne in La Verne California

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University of La Verne

La Verne, California


United States
(20150063FA)

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Management and Leadership in the College of Business and Public Management at the University of La Verne seeks a candidate to fill a tenure-track position in Management at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin in the fall of 2016. The Department seeks an individual who strives to be an outstanding teacher and scholar in one or more of the following fields: organizational theory/behavior, leadership and research methods/capstone. The successful candidate must have earned or be expected to earn a Ph.D. in Management from an AACSB accredited institution by July 2016 and demonstrate the ability to publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals, to teach effectively in graduate and undergraduate programs, and to provide service to the University and community.

The College of Business and Public Management is growing and is positioning for pursuit of AACSB accreditation. The candidate selected will have an opportunity to join a committed and diverse faculty and to play a key role in planning the future direction and growth of the College, and participate in collaborative research projects, and outreach to the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. CBPM seeks candidates whose teaching, research and service have prepared them to contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity in higher education. The College is interested in candidates who have an understanding of the barriers facing women and people of color and first-generation college students, and who have a record of success advising individuals from groups underrepresented in higher education.

Established in 1891, the University of La Verne is an independent, comprehensive, doctoral granting institution in southern California with a strong emphasis on teaching excellence and a growing emphasis on research and publications. La Verne offers high quality, liberal arts and professional degree programs at the undergraduate to doctoral levels to both traditional-age and adult learners. The university is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with 40% of the student population identifying as “Hispanic/Latino,” 55% as students of color, 10.2% as international students and approximately 50% as first-generation college students. Central to every student’s experience at the University is the La Verne Experience, which provides a student-centered, values-based diverse learning environment, and takes pride in offering small class sizes in a highly personalized setting.
The University of La Verne has a strong commitment to diversity among its faculty and students and places a high priority on creating an environment that supports the growth and success of underrepresented and underserved populations. The university is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds (including gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, heritage, social class, disabilities, religious beliefs and worldviews, veteran status, sexual orientation, and age). For more information regarding the University of La Verne, visit our website at http://www.laverne.edu.

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vitae, cover letter, including teaching philosophy and goals, teaching evaluations, and contact information for at least three professional references in Word or PDF format preferred to jobs@laverne.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please see the instructions above.

Specific Duties

The work load is split into 60/30/10 with teaching representing 60% of the work load, research and scholarly activities for 30%, and community service and community engagement for 10%. Faculty is expected to teach six courses per year at the graduate and/or undergraduate level.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in Management from an AACSB accredited institution. Doctoral candidates with an expected completion date of July 2016 are encouraged to apply.
2. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching excellence. Experience working with a diverse student body is desirable.
3. Candidates should have a well-defined research agenda and potential to publish in quality peer-reviewed journals within the area of expertise.

Preferred Qualifications

Benefits Summary

The hiring range for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan.

Benefits Summary

The hiring range for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan.

Location

La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

Open Date 10/16/2015

Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Management
  • Employer of Choice
  • Diversity & Inclusivity
  • Hispanic Serving Institution
  • Management
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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