Assistant Professor of Business Administration (Business Law) – 2 positions to be filled

Huntsville, Texas, United States
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Job description

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in all areas of business law and related topics (Human Resource Law, International Law, etc.). Experience in entrepreneurship topics is a plus. Candidates must have a commitment to research which leads to refereed publications. Service to the University and profession is also expected. Willingness to teach on-line is expected.

Educational Requirements for the Position

PhD or JD degree from an ABA accredited law school and must be licensed in a U.S. jurisdiction. Candidates must be professionally or academically qualified under AACSB standards and maintain that qualification. In addition, candidates should have the potential for excellent teaching and research.

Experience Required for the Position

Transactional experience and civil litigation experience required. Five (5) years of legal experience is expected, as well as real-world business related experience. Previous teaching at the college level is also expected. The candidate should also have a refereed journal publication record and a commitment to continue scholarly activity.

How to apply

Apply online

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Sam Houston State University (known as SHSU or Sam) was founded in 1879 and is the third oldest public institution of higher learning in the State of Texas. It is located 70 miles north of Houston in the hills, lakes, and forests region of East Texas in Huntsville. It is one of the oldest purpose-built institutions for the instruction of teachers west of the Mississippi River and the first such institution of its type in Texas. The school is named for one of Texas's founding fathers, Sam Houston, who made his home in the city.