Management - Business Law - Tenure Track Faculty - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Management at Metropolitan State University of Denver is seeking applications for a full time Business Law tenure track faculty member beginning August, 2014. The position requires a commitment to excellence in teaching; student advising; professional development/scholarship which includes development of intellectual contributions; and service to the department, school, University and community. A desire to work with a diverse student body to increase student retention and success; and perform other duties as assigned. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.


Teaching involves activities that impart knowledge and critical thinking skills to students. It includes preparing for courses assigned, assessing student progress, and conducting curricular review, including the use of new technology, as appropriate. Advising involves activities specifically directed to assist students in choosing career options, choosing a degree program, successfully completing his/her degree, obtaining employment or graduate school placement, and keeping informed of University policies. Scholarly activity is a process which includes activities that brings enrichment to the faculty member and the profession and results in new material that can be presented to students, as well as new skills which benefit the University community and are related to the faculty member’s assigned responsibilities. It may include investigative work or basic research; making connections across disciplines; placing the specialized in broad context; making knowledge broadly accessible, solving of problems through the use of scholarly expertise, pedagogical research, creative exploration and production; and methods for the transformation and extension of knowledge, so long as such activities enhance the faculty member’s teaching and/or the faculty member’s ability to perform his or her assigned responsibilities. Service involves contributions to the improvement of the welfare of the University at any level, and typically unpaid public service to the community or professional organizations which benefits the University.

Required Qualifications

Juris Doctorate and passed a U.S. state bar exam; or ABD.

Preferred Qualifications

Law school courses in Business and/or graduate coursework in Business. A record of recent refereed publications or other intellectual contributions in the Business Law/Business Management field. Previous college/university teaching experience and industry experience is desirable. The preferred candidate will be qualified to teach a range of Business Law courses. Experience with diverse groups is a plus.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

In order for your file to be considered complete you will need to submit copies of transcripts. If you are unable to attach copies of transcripts you will need to submit them via e-mail, fax or mail.
Fax: 303-556-4613
Search E 064
Department of Management
MSU Denver
P.O. Box 173362, CB 78
Denver CO 80217-3362

Official Transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • MGT - Management
  • Management - Business Law - Tenure Track Faculty
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Business Law
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter