Full Job Description
Rawls College of Business
Contributes to the university's mission through teaching in an area of expertise, mentoring students in professional and career preparation and serving as liaison with professional contacts and entities on behalf of the department or program.
The Area of Management in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University is accepting applications for two faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor of practice (non-tenure track), to begin in Spring (January) and/or Fall 2022. Candidates with a background in strategy, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, human resource management, leadership, or a related field will be considered. Salary and benefits are highly competitive and include financial support for professional development and conference travel. Professional engagement and/or research is required to maintain Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business qualification.
Each semester, the individuals primary teaching assignment will be three undergraduate courses in principles of management (one position) or other management courses (second position). Offload or graduate classes are a possibility. Candidates must hold a doctorate in strategy, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, human resource management, or a terminal degree in a related field. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply if all doctoral degree requirements will be completed prior to start. Experience should include classroom instruction and scholarly or practitioner research or extensive practice in management (broadly defined). All candidates shall maintain currency as scholarly academic or practice academic under the AASCB international standards. A demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations and experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.
Interested applicants should submit a (1) letter of interest; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) list of three references; and a (4) one-page statement outlining contributions to diversity and inclusion that are consistent with the Rawls College definition of diversity (see more at: http://diversity.ba.ttu.edu).
For additional information, please contact Dr. Hans Hansen, Chair for the Search Committee, Hans.Hansen@ttu.edu. Submission of applications is preferred by October 15, 2021.
We are excited about the opportunity to connect with you virtually to share information and answer questions. Therefore, we invite all interested candidates to attend one of two virtual meet-and- greet sessions. The sessions will be held on Tuesday, July 27th from 7:00-8:00 PM CST and on Monday, August 30th from 7:00-8:00 PM CST. To attend, please register at: https://rr0cer0rcba0ttu.wufoo.com s/p4249it0nc9pg6/
Texas Tech is committed to a working environment where all faculty, staff, and students can thrive. Faculty are provided with multiple benefits to maintain a productive balance between their professional and personal lives, including one of the most supportive work-family modified teaching policies for significant life events of any public university in the United States. The Presidents Gender Equity Council supports an active Women Faculty Writing Program to address the needs of women faculty as their write for publication. Texas Tech recently achieved designation as an Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) which provides $8-10 million in grant funding each year for research, teaching, outreach, and community engagement. We have been recognized by Military Times as a Best for Vets college, and we are the 1st Purple Heart University in Texas. Further, TTU recently received a 5/5 star rating by Campus Pride Index.
Candidates must hold a doctorate in strategy, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, human resource management, or a terminal degree in a related field.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicants race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.