Asst Professor of Practice

Texas Tech University School of Law

United States

August 17, 2021

Description

Lubbock

Asst Professor of Practice

24773BR

Rawls College of Business

Position Description

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.

About the Department and/or College

Area of Management The Area currently has 21 faculty members and 11 doctoral students, who publish research in top journals in the field and are award-winning subject- matter experts in diversity, entrepreneurship, family business, human resource management, leadership, organizational behavior, organization theory, and strategic management. The Area takes pride in teaching excellence, and faculty members have been awarded various teaching awards.

Rawls College of Business The Rawls College of Business is AACSB accredited, and offers BBA degrees with majors in accounting, energy commerce, finance, information technology, management, marketing, and supply chain management. Several MBA programs are offered. First, a Professional MBA hybrid program is offered for students who wish to remain employed full-time; classes are offered one weekend per month in three locations in Texas: Lubbock, Marble Falls, and Rockwall, as well as an online MBA. A third MBA program is specifically designed for students with undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Finally, the College offers a number of Dual Degree MBA programs. We also offer MS degrees in accounting, data science, finance, and marketing research & analytics. A Ph.D. in business administration is offered with tracks in accounting, finance, management, management information systems, and marketing. We have 71 tenure track faculty and 59 non-tenure-track faculty. The College has 4,640 undergraduate students and 872 graduate students. Texas Tech University Established in 1923, Texas Tech University is a Tier 1 public research university located in Lubbock, Texas. The campus is known for its beautiful Spanish Renaissance architecture, and many new buildings that are LEED certified, demonstrating our campus' commitment to sustainability. TTU's record enrollment in 2020 exceeds 40,000. The Carnegie Foundation classifies TTU as having Very High Research Activity. Texas Tech is a Hispanic Serving Institute (HSI). The TTU Red Raiders are charter members of the Big 12 Conference and compete in Division I athletics.

Major/Essential Functions

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 individual's 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: https:// 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/forms/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 President's 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.

Organization

Texas Tech University

Required Qualifications

Candidates must hold a doctorate in strategy, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, human resource management, or a terminal degree in a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Occasional Duties

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

No

Special Instructions to Applicants

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Diversity Statement, Resume / CV

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Basis

Monthly

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required

Up to 25%

Shift

Day

Grant Funded?

No

Job Group

NonTenure track

EEO Statement

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 applicant's 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.

Salary Grade

800

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