The Department of Management in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University (located in Morgantown, WV) invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position starting in August 2023. This is a non-tenure track, full-time faculty member position in the Management Department that will involve teaching courses in different areas of management – entrepreneurship, human resource management, organizational behavior, international business, and strategy. The assignment of courses will be based on the teaching needs of the department and the qualifications/experience of the selected candidate. Candidates from all fields in management are encouraged to apply. Salary and benefits are appropriate for experience and qualifications. The position and start date are subject to budget approval. The teaching load will be three courses each semester (or six courses for the year). These courses would be across undergraduate and graduate courses (face-to-face, online, or hybrid) and might involve new course development.
Qualified candidates must hold at the time of appointment a Ph.D. in business management or related fields such as industrial/organizational psychology, entrepreneurship, economics, and other disciplines that involve significant coursework and research relevant for management. PhD candidates in advanced stages of their dissertation will also be considered. The ideal candidate will have a willingness and ability to teach different types of courses in the department. West Virginia University (and The John Chambers College of Business and Economics) is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the excellence of the academic community.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit the following items electronically: (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) philosophy of teaching statement, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available (e.g., prior teaching evaluations, syllabi, etc.) and (5) contact information for three references.
Please submit applications electronically at: https://wvu.taleo.net/
General inquiries may be directed to Dr. Xiaoxiao Hu, Chair of the Search Committee, at Xiaoxiao.Hu@mail.wvu.edu.
West Virginia University (WVU)
WVU is the State comprehensive Land Grant University with a main campus enrollment of approximately 29,000 and an R1 Carnegie Classification, the highest research activity level for doctoral universities. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing productive careers (https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/new-employees) and a range of progressive policies to support work-life integration (https://faculty.wvu.edu/policies-and-procedures/work-life-integration).
The John Chambers College of Business and Economics was founded in November of 1951 and, in 1954, became fully accredited by the AACSB International. The Chambers College offers undergraduate majors in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, General Business, Global Supply Chain Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Organizational Leadership. At the master's level, the Chambers College offers traditional and online-hybrid MBA programs, as well as disciplinary master's degrees in Accountancy, Business Cyber Security, Business Data Analytics, Economics, Finance, Forensic and Fraud Examination, Human Resource Leadership, and Human Resource Management. At the doctoral level, the Chambers College offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing. Additional information about the Chambers College can be found at https://business.wvu.edu/
Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. Morgantown metro area has a population of about 137,000 residents. Morgantown has been ranked among the most livable small cities in the country. The city lies within the Greater Pittsburgh Region and within a few hours of Washington, DC. Additional details on the area and the university are available at http://www.morgantownwv.gov and http://www.wvu.edu
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
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