Open-rank Professor of Business—Management

Southern Virginia University
Open-Rank, Full-time, Teaching Position in Business

Southern Virginia University seeks an open-rank, full-time faculty member in Organizational Behavior or related field. The ideal candidate will be able to teach courses in organizational behavior, management and leadership, and human resource management. They will demonstrate excellence in and passion for student learning. A Ph.D. is preferred, but candidates with a Master’s degree will also be considered.

The typical teaching load is four courses per semester. Course enrollments are capped around 25 students, and the ideal candidate will be adept at working with and advising students of various experience and academic preparation, as well as serving incommittee assignments with academic colleagues.

Southern Virginia seeks business faculty members who exemplify excellence and who can, in partnership with a strong university Core curriculum in the liberal arts and sciences, raise the intellectual, spiritual, and temporal outcomes of its students. Relevant professional experience, innovative teaching, experience with the case method and a strong commitment to student learning are preferred. Field of specialization is open, but the ideal candidate will demonstrate willingness to teach broadly in the discipline and ability to engage students at both principles and advanced levels. Southern Virginia emphasizes excellence in teaching, but the candidate should also continue in scholarly development and contribution.

Southern Virginia University is a private, residential university, aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and faith, and launch them into successful lives and careers. Candidates are not required to be Latter-day Saints, but all applicants should discuss their familiarity with and support for the University’s mission statement in the cover letter.

Please send application materials to provost@svu.edu. Applications must include a letter of interest specifically addressing the desired qualifications, a resume/CV, a teaching statement, two academic references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.