MgtS Department Instructor or Assistant Professor

Duluth, MN
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Sep 09, 2020
Job Type
Part Time
1. Applicants must have a minimum of a Masters degree in Management, or an equivalent program from an accredited institution with substantive coursework in Strategic Management, or be ABD (with a minimum of two years of residency as a full-time doctoral student) in Management (with substantive coursework in Strategic Management) from an AACSB-International accredited institution or major internationally recognized university.
2. If the applicant has a Masters degree and is not ABD or PhD in Strategic Management, the applicant must have experience that demonstrates active involvement in Strategic management since the time of the Masters degree completion. Applicants must meet conditions for one of the four 2013 AACSB faculty qualifications [Scholarly Academic (SA), Practice Academic (PA),
Scholarly Practitioner (SP), or Instructional Practitioner (IP)] as defined by LSBE (see Faculty%20Qualifications%20Definitions.pdf)
3. Applicants must have experience in either training or public speaking within an organized setting or teaching at least one university-level course as instructor or teaching assistant.

1. Ph.D. from an AACSB-International accredited institution with a curricular emphasis in the field of Strategic Management.
2. College-level teaching experience in Strategic Management courses. Demonstrate ability to teach elective courses at the undergraduate level to a diverse group of students.
3. Active engagement and involvement within the Strategic management profession.

The department's current teaching need is in the area of Strategic Management. The candidate must be prepared to teach one to two courses in spring semester depending upon the needs of the department and hold regularly scheduled office hours during the semester. Depending upon the department's needs, the course(s) may have to be delivered partially or fully online. Similarly, office hours may also be transitioned to virtual office hours if needed.

Part-Time, non-tenure-track, adjunct position in the Department of Management Studies at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level. The Department is seeking a pool of candidates to fill up to two potential adjunct positions. Being a member of the qualified pool does not ensure a teaching contract will be offered; course offerings, and therefore teaching appointments, will vary with demand and available funding.

The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) is AACSB-International accredited and housed in a state-of-the-art building. Approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students are currently enrolled in the school's programs. There are currently 50+ full-time faculty members in four academic departments: Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management Studies, and Marketing. The School offers the Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and MBA degrees. Regional outreach is accomplished primarily through activities of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research. Additional information about the School and its programs can be found at LSBE's website at

Duluth, with a population of approximately 85,000 people, is located at the head of beautiful Lake Superior. As a major shipping port, over 1,000 vessels from around the world pass under its iconic Aerial Lift Bridge, annually. Duluth is a popular tourist destination, with 3.5 million people visiting the city annually, for a $780 million economic impact. More information about Duluth can be found at

Applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position, go to (or click on the ''apply'' button) and search for job opening 337493 . First, submit the application with cover letter and CV/resume. Then return to the 'My Job Applications' page to attach the additional documents.

Complete applications must include:
* A cover letter
* Current Curriculum Vitae/Resume
* Graduate Transcript (official or unofficial)

The Screening Committee will begin its review of complete applications October 9, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions, please contact the chair of the Screening Committee.

Xin Liang, Chair-Screening Committee
Department of Management Studies, Labovitz School of Business and Economics
365F LSBE, 1318 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
Phone: 218-726-6962; Fax: 218-726-7578

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact a University of Minnesota Access Consultant at 612-624-3316.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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