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Instructor of Management 

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Appointment Date:    August 2014

Job Description:

 

Fort Hays State University
College of Business and Entrepreneurship (COBE)
Instructor of Management 

Position: The position is a 9-month instructor position starting August 2014, with opportunity to compete for a new approved-and-budgeted tenure-track position that will be advertised in Fall 2014 and start in 2015. Responsibilities include teaching four three-hour courses (12 credit hours) per semester at the undergraduate and possibly the graduate level. Some courses may need to be developed and delivered using the Internet, video and/or other interactive technologies. Additionally, candidates are required to be engaged in scholarly activities, and to render service to the profession and to the College of Business & Entrepreneurship. Normal annual faculty evaluation is based on teaching (60%), research (20%), and service (20%).

Qualifications: A Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Management, or a related field is preferred. D.B.A. faculty candidates must have research-based doctoral studies and have an established track record of research. Ph.D. ABD faculty candidates should have expectations to finish dissertation work within three years of initial ABD status, and must have demonstrated research potential. A record of successful teaching is desirable. Faculty candidates who are considered academically qualified under college accreditation guidelines will receive strongest consideration. The ideal candidate should be comfortable teaching a variety of core Management courses; a variety of Management sub-discipline research and teaching specialties will be acceptable. Preference will be given to faculty candidates showing interest in growing a project management or lean systems certificate program, or who have additional expertise or interest in entrepreneurship. Successful candidates will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is competitive for educational qualifications. Benefits include medical, life, and contributory TIAA-CREF or similar retirement systems.

Review of Applications: Review of applications will begin June 30, and continue until the position is filled.

The Department: The Department of Management and Marketing has 16 faculty members with approximately 750 upper-level students enrolled. Functional business specialties of Management, HRM, Marketing, Tourism & Hospitality Management, Corporate Communication, Training & Development, and Business Education are included in the Department.

The College: The College of Business and Entrepreneurship is seeking additional international accreditation, and offers programs through the MBA level. Business degree programs include the general MBA and undergraduate majors in Management, Marketing, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Accounting, Management Information Systems, Business Education, Finance, and International Business and Economics.

The University: FHSU is a comprehensive regional university responsible for service to the western two-thirds of the State of Kansas, and beyond. It has an approximate enrollment of more than 12,000 students with 5,000 students on campus. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of majors, including professional programs like teaching, business, and nursing.

The Community: Hays has a population of approximately 20,000 excluding the University. It is located mid-way between Kansas City and Denver on Interstate 70. It offers many amenities both cultural and recreational that make it an ideal place to live and enjoy community life.

Contact: Send letter of application, current vita, names of three or more references, and evidence of teaching excellence to: MGT Search Chair, College of Business and Entrepreneurship, Fort Hays State University, 302 McCartney Hall, 600 Park St. Hays, KS 67601. Telephone: (785) 628-4201; Fax: (785) 628-5398; E-mail: mgt.mkt@fhsu.edu  Digital (emailed) application packages are preferred.

Additional Information Applicable to This Position: Full-time Instructor of Management with a four-course teaching load per semester. The ideal candidate should be comfortable teaching a variety of core Management courses; a variety of Management sub-discipline research specialties will be acceptable. Preference will be given to faculty candidates showing interest in growing a project management or lean systems certificate program, or who have additional expertise or interest in entrepreneurship. Preference will be given to faculty candidates willing and able to teach both in the on-campus and online graduate programs. For additional information about the Department of Management & Marketing, please see: http://www.fhsu.edu/management/

 

Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.