Tenure Track - Assistant Professor, Ethics and Business Law
Posted Date 30 minutes ago(8/1/2022 11:05 PM)
Number of Openings
Type of Search
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Opus College of Business - OCB
The Ethics and Business Law Department at the University of St. Thomas Opus
College of Business OCB invites applications for a full-time, tenure track
(Assistant Professor) position in the area of business ethics beginning in
The department's faculty are specialists in ethics and business law, including
research and teaching at the intersection between them. Our faculty teach core
and specialized courses in all OCB programs, including a specialized
undergraduate compliance major. We are excited to welcome a colleague who
wants to join an institution where collaborative, creative, and
interdisciplinary inquiry are encouraged. More information about the
department can be found at https: // business.stthomas.edu/faculty-
The Opus College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance
Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, employs a mission-
driven approach to management education, and delivers a diverse portfolio of
offerings including undergraduate, MBA, and specialized graduate business
The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal
opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal
attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive
environment. The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
(EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to
building a skilled team that represents a variety of backgrounds and
perspectives. This commitment is consistent with our mission: Inspired by
Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates
students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely,
and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will
possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.
PhD or doctorate in Business Ethics or another closely related field.
Ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in business ethics.
Demonstrated ability and commitment to teaching excellence.
A strong research agenda in normative and/or empirical business ethics
research with potential to publish high-quality research in peer-reviewed
A commitment to engaging in service to the Ethics and Business Law
Department, the Opus College of Business, and the University of St.
How to Apply
In order to be considered for this opportunity, interested applicants must
apply online at https: // www. stthomas.edu/jobs/. There are multiple parts to
the application process. Applicants will first be asked to create an applicant
profile and upload their supplemental application materials:
Curriculum vitae or resume
A written statement of teaching philosophy and research interests. The teaching philosophy section should speak to how the applicant works to develop inclusive learning environments (uploaded to “Teaching Philosophy and Research Interests” Field).
A sample of scholarly writing.
Please do not upload any additional documents into the other available fields
within the candidate profile at this time. Further application materials may
be requested at a later date, but no additional materials beyond those
requested above are asked of you at this time.
After creating and submitting an applicant profile, you will be taken to the
job specific application. Here you will be asked to copy/paste a cover letter,
detailing your interest in the opportunity.
To ensure full consideration for the position, all application materials
should be received by September 30, 2022; however, the position will remain
open until filled. The search committee will begin scheduling Zoom interviews
mid-October 2022. Questions about the position should be directed to Search
Committee Chair, Christopher Michaelson, Opus Distinguished Professor of
Principled Leadership, at email@example.com. If you encounter issues
with the application process, please email the Office of Human Resources at
About the University of St. Thomas
Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major
metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul and is Minnesota's largest private
university. Its 10,000+ students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal
arts, professional, and graduate programs.
The University of St. Thomas is in the vibrant Minneapolis-St. Paul area, one
of the nation's top 25 metro areas. Combine that with a visible corporate
presence of seventeen Fortune 500 headquarters plus a diversified list of
other companies with offices in the metro area, and you have a very strong,
supportive business community that attracts bright, talented, people. A recent
study found the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area population grew nearly 8% from
2010 – 2017. Census data also shows that Minnesota continues to grow more
diverse, both racially and ethnically, and at a faster pace than in the
broader United States.
Official job posting is available at https: // www. stthomas.edu/jobs/.
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