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Last updated: 01/07/15
Assistant Professor of Business
The Department of Economics and Business at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business beginning July 2015.
The ideal candidate will be broadly trained and able to teach courses in a general business curriculum and marketing, as well as courses in at least one of the following areas: organizational behavior, human resources, and entrepreneurship. Preference will be given to candidates who have an interest in teaching courses which will contribute to the university’s interdisciplinary curriculum that includes international studies, environmental studies, gender and women’s studies, and the Batten Leadership Institute program. The candidate will be expected to teach six courses per year, advise students, contribute to the further development and enrichment of the academic program, and sustain productive scholarly engagement.
Hollins offers a B.A. degree in economics and a B.A. degree in business with four tracks (general business, international business, finance, and marketing) which attract a diverse array of students. Hollins has a strong internship program with local, national, and international opportunities for students majoring in economics and business, as well as other disciplines.
Applicants with a Ph.D. in a related field or an M.B.A. in-hand by July 1, 2015 are preferred, but ABDs are encouraged to apply. Applicants must also demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence, scholarly promise, and a strong interest in teaching at a single-sex, undergraduate, liberal arts institution. Applications are sought from candidates who share Hollins’ commitment to preparing students for leadership opportunities in a broadly diverse, global society. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a separate statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by October 24, 2014 will receive full consideration.