Assistant Professor of Management

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Grand Junction, CO

A comprehensive university in Grand Junction, Colorado Mesa University provides exceptional educational opportunities on a state-of-the-art campus. As western Colorado’s largest university, CMU serves students on its main campus in Grand Junction, its satellite campus in Montrose, its community college, Western Colorado Community College and via online offerings.

Colorado Mesa University serves as the primary intellectual and cultural center of western Colorado and promotes the exchange of ideas that are of regional, national and international importance. Founded in 1925, it’s a dynamic university enrolling more than 11,000 students at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels.

At the heart of the CMU experience is an integrative and experiential approach to higher education that encourages students to think differently and empowers them to challenge assumptions. CMU brings students together with expert scholars and thinkers from different disciplines to make connections between ideas and gain the skills to solve the unstructured, complex problems they’ll encounter in life. Our focus is on providing quality academic programs, built on a strong liberal arts core that support students’ interests and regional employment needs, as well as technical programs that respond to vocational workforce demands.

The Grand Valley is home to some of the best outdoor recreation in the state of Colorado and the best part you won’t have to fight traffic and crowds to enjoy it. CMU is surrounded by the Grand Mesa, Book Cliffs and the Colorado National Monument. We have world-class mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, and rafting. In addition to a mountain resort that’s less than 45 minutes from campus for skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. Living and working in Grand Junction, you will be able to explore one of Colorado’s best kept secrets.

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Management

Department: Business

Position No. F00267

Employment Type: Faculty

Salary: $80,000.00 – 90,000.00. Commensurate with education and experience. Excellent health and retirement benefits package: https ://www.coloradomesa.edu/human-resources/faculty-staff/index.html.

Application Deadline: Open until filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 12/5/2021.

SUMMARY: The Assistant
Professor of Business – Management, a tenure-track faculty member of the Davis School of Business, teaches Organizational Behavior and leadership courses primarily at the undergraduate and the graduate level in the School’s MBA program. A potential secondary area of knowledge could be Operations Management and/or Strategy Management. Colorado Mesa University (CMU) is a state-funded institution that emphasizes quality teaching and research, having embraced the teacher-scholar model. The Davis School of Business is currently seeking AACSB accreditation and is in its third year of the initial self-evaluation process.

CMU is a modern campus nestled in the Grand Valley in beautiful western Colorado, home of Colorado’s wine and fruit country (including the famous Palisade peaches), with close access to some of the best outdoor activities in the region including skiing, hiking, biking, river rafting and kayaking, and many other outdoor activities. CMU, Grand Junction, and the Grand Valley offer a great environment for quality of life and work/life balance.

The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester; courses are delivered on-campus, online and hybrid. Scholarship in teaching and learning or within the discipline, involvement with advising, and service to the school, the university, and the profession are expected and supported.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility (teaching, scholarship, service, and advising) satisfactorily and in alignment with the Davis School of Business Scholarly Academic faculty qualifications. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities of the assistant professor position.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:REQUIRED:

A terminal degree (PhD or DBA) in Management, Business Administration, Strategic Management or Operations Management, or related field with significant coursework (at least 18 graduate credit hours) in Management required; ABD with a dissertation defense date and completion of all degree requirements on or before August 2022
will be considered.

Experience teaching college-level Management-Organizational Behavior-Leadership courses.

An active scholarship agenda for peer-reviewed publications. This could include traditional research, scholarship of teaching and learning, and applied research.

Evidence of teaching interest in Management.

Demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching.

Effective communication and organizational skills.

DESIRED:

A terminal degree in the discipline, from a regional accredited institution (or equivalent) on a traditional-research focus program.

Applicants with dual expertise in Management/Strategy or Management/Operations are encourage to
apply.

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate competencies developing peer review research and
intellectual contributions.

Business industry experience is strongly preferred given our hands-on, application-oriented approach in the classroom.

Evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarship, service, and advising.

Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education.

Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact the CMU Human Resources Office by phone or email. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed.Colorado Mesa University

Attn: Human Resources Office
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501

970.248.1820

How to apply

To apply, visit https://coloradomesa.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/573?c=coloradomesa

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application by creating a profile and then providing personal and demographic information. In addition, please be prepared to upload a:

  • Cover letter describing qualifications and experience as they relate to the specific requirements, responsibilities, and preferences of this position
  • CV
  • Copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (if your transcripts include a social security number or birthdate, please redact that information before uploading the document. Official transcripts will be required upon hire)

Provide three letters of recommendation:

Direct Inquiries Contact: Dr. Carlos Baldo [email protected]

Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Founded in 1925, Colorado Mesa University is a comprehensive regional public higher education institution offering liberal arts, professional, and technical programs at the master's, bachelor's, associate and certificate levels. At Colorado Mesa, we take great pride in providing educational opportunities and tools that help students succeed in today's complex and interconnected world. Our focus is on providing quality academic programs, built on a strong liberal arts core that support students' interests and regional employment needs, as well as technical programs that respond to vocational workforce demands.