Assistant or 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

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Management and Leadership at the University of La Verne is seeking a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of Management beginning Fall 2015. The Department of Management and Leadership is one of four Departments within the College of Business and Public Management. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to excellence in teaching in one or two of the following areas: leadership, international management, and/or strategic management. Other specialty areas may also be considered. This position will involve teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses. Research and service are also expected.

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

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 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

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Management or a related field from an accredited AACSB institution, or be nearing completion of the doctorate. ABDs with a graduation date of no later than June 30, 2015 are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to the candidates with an established, or clearly articulated future research agenda. Professional experience is also highly desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience and an established research record.

Benefits Summary

Location La Verne Central Campus


La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

Open Date 12/01/2014

Keyword Phrases

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