Visiting Assistant Professor of Management

Human Resources
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015
 
Designs and delivers instruction in undergraduate and graduate business management courses offered by the School. Supervises and evaluates student interns and advises students. Participates in all department, school and University-wide tasks and activities.
Position Type: Full Time Faculty
Department: School of Business Administration and Professional Programs
Reports To: Dean of Business
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Main Campus

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Prepares lessons and provides instruction for day, evening, and some online class courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Participates in teaching effectiveness efforts.
  • Adheres to the established class and exam schedules and office hours. Submits contracts, book requests, syllabi, grades, evaluations, and other required paperwork and reports by due date.
  • Conducts scholarly research, writes and submits articles for publication in approved academic journals. Remains knowledgeable of current scholarly/research activities in respective discipline by reading journal articles, attending and presenting papers at conferences, and maintaining relationships with other fellow researchers in field of expertise. 
  • Provides effective academic and career advisement to students at undergraduate and graduate levels. 
  • Participates in curriculum and program development work of the School and the University’s general education core. Also participates in assessment and strategic planning activities. 
  • Participates in student recruitment and retention activities. 
  • Supervises and evaluates student interns as necessary. 
  • Participates in University-wide committees and professional development activities. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

  • PhD in Management or ABD in Management doctoral program
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence and quality research is required.
  • Work experience in management or related field is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Thorough understanding of management curriculum and its application in a classroom especially as it relates to the education of management students.
  • Familiarity with academic policies and procedures of higher education institutions.
  • Ability to work effectively with other University personnel.
  • Ability to provide service to both the University and the community.
  • Ability to comply with rules, standards, regulations and laws related to student records.
  • Ability to adhere to University and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ability to be discrete in handling confidential and sensitive matters while complying with FERPA regulations. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and/or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students, and University employees.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to calculate figures & amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, & volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra & geometry. 

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled employees to perform essential duties. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Must be able to move about campus freely. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and color vision, and ability to adjust focus. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Evening and weekend hours as required by class schedule and office hours.

To apply, send a current curriculum vita, a cover letter, official graduate-level transcripts, three letters of reference, statement of personal teaching philosophy, and a summary of research interests to: Mass Communication Search Committee, Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, TX 76105, or hr@txwes.edu.

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