Salem State University’s Bertolon School of Business in Salem, Massachusetts is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Strategy with a secondary emphasis in International Business beginning with the Fall 2019 semester. Required areas of expertise include business strategy, international business, and transnational management.
Required duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in business policy and strategy, and international business. The successful candidate will be able to take the lead on multiple initiatives, including our dual degree program with the foreign language department as well as the opportunity to lead international study trips and cultivate relationships with international partner schools. The Bertolon School requires faculty to advise students, expects faculty will actively and productively serve on school and university-wide committees, actively publish applied research, pursue continued professional development, and participate in community outreach activities.
Salem State University, located 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and serves as an important partner in the economic, cultural, and intellectual vitality of the greater north-of-Boston region. Salem State provides a diverse community of learners a high quality, student-centered education that prepares them to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society.
Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, civic engagement, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community.
Business administration is the largest undergraduate major at Salem State University, with 1,200 undergraduate students pursuing the degree. The Bertolon School has 40 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty, 15 of whom are in the management department. Our average class size is 23 while our largest class size is 40. All business faculty receive annual research and conference support. Representatives from the department will be at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.
Candidates should hold a PhD or DBA in strategy or business policy from an AACSB-accredited program. We will consider ABDs with a definite defense date. Applicants must have teaching experience and demonstrate the ability to manage schoolwide publication expectations (two publications every five years). Candidates should have evidence of a genuine commitment to excellence in teaching, collegial relationships, and service to the university’s community.
Additional qualifications and responsibilities for the successful candidate include: a demonstrated ability to establish relationships with colleagues, faculty, and students; demonstrated collaborative and interpersonal skills with a strong emphasis on teamwork; evidence of continuous professional development; evidence of leadership and administrative skills; evidence of initiative; evidence of contributing to the success of colleagues, students, and an organization; and prior industry experience in a managerial capacity would be a plus.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter explaining relevant experience and transcripts.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.