The College of Business at Ferris State University seeks a diverse group of outstanding applicants for a full-time, tenure track Management position. Teaching will include business and management undergraduate and graduate courses. To foster a meaningful learning experience for our students, faculty are expected to be student-oriented, advise, and integrate current technology into the learning environment. Additionally, faculty will participate in collaborative efforts to foster curricular efforts, participate in assessment of student learning, and further develop programmatic enhancement. Specifically, we expect the candidate to be willing to engage students outside the classroom, support and expand our existing academic initiatives, and be willing to mentor students beyond a traditional academic advising role. In support of teaching, they will engage in scholarly/professional activities and participate in department, college, and university committees. Off-campus and online teaching may be required.
The anticipated start date of this position is August of 2023 at the earliest and January of 2024 the latest.
Doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA) in Management or closely related field. If degree is in closely related field, a minimum of 18 credit hours in graduate-level Management courses is required. ABD with a dissertation defense date set will be considered.
Required Work Experience:
3 years of industry experience related to area of teaching.
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:
Graduate of AACSB or ACBSP program.
Executive level and global experience are strongly preferred.
Entrepreneurial experience is a plus.
Experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.
Experience with experiential learning and community-based projects.
Track record of engaging students outside the classroom (study abroad, field trips, administering a center, etc.)
Completion of an MBA.
Teach full-time during the 9-month academic year. Full-time status is defined by the faculty contract with the university and is currently defined as 24 credit hours per academic year but may be limited by contact hours or student credit hours per the contract.
Recruitment of students (including Dawg Days, Admitted Student Days, visits to high schools or career tech centers, and other University-outreach events) will occur throughout the academic year and include some Saturdays.
Serve on program committees and represent the program(s) on College and University committees.
Maintain records and conduct assessment, advising, and all other administrative features of the position in accordance with policies and procedures developed by the university, college, school, department, and/or program.
Perform duties in accordance with established University policies. Act as liaison between the program and professional organizations through active, individual involvement and, potentially as the program-appointed representative.
Enthusiastically support student success through active involvement with individual students, student organizations, and student competitions, both within and outside of the classroom.
Remain current in the profession.
The position reports to the Management Department Chair.
Ferris State University's philosophy places excellence in teaching as the first priority while encouraging involvement in scholarly activity.
Work with colleagues to develop new curricular initiatives.
Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include advising students, orientation and registration of students, participation in University committees, keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
To apply, visit Details - Assistant Professor- Management - Ferris State University. For more information, contact Dr. Leslie Sukup, Associate Professor of Management, Chair, Search Committee, at LeslieSukup@ferris.edu.
Dr. Leslie D. Sukup, DBA, CKM, Security+, A+
Associate Professor of Management
Business Administration Program Coordinator
Ferris State University
College of Business
119 South Street, BUS 343
Big Rapids, MI 49307