Practitioner-in-Residence (Management Faculty)

  • Appalachian State University
  • Boone, NC, USA
  • Oct 10, 2023
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


Practitioner-in-Residence (Management Faculty)

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Department: Management - 255300

Minimum Qualifications
  • A Master’s Degree in Business or a closely related discipline. If the Master’s degree is in an area other than business, candidates must have received at least 18 credit hours in the discipline in which they would teach.
  • Additionally, the candidate will have 10-15 years of relevant industry experience.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
The Department is especially interested in candidates with professional experience and teaching interest in one or more of the following areas – Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, Ethics/Diversity/Inclusion, International Management, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Business Analytics/Data Visualization, and/or Leadership.

License/Certification Required

Description of the Department or Unit
We are a vibrant community of teachers, scholars, and professional practitioners that are passionate about developing the next generation of business leaders. Our faculty have studied at the best universities in the world, have led global enterprises, and are successful entrepreneurs. The department offers two undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree programs: the major in management (MGT) and the major in hospitality and tourism management (HOS). The department also offers, for both business and non-business majors, minors in innovation & entrepreneurship, human resource management, and sustainable business. At the graduate level, the Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management Program (IOHRM) is an interdisciplinary and award-winning Master of Arts degree program offered jointly by the Department of Management and Department of Psychology. Also, management faculty provide instruction in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered by the Walker College of Business.

The Walker College is an AACSB-accredited business school, and in 2019 was featured in The Princeton Review’s edition of Best Business Schools. The Department of Management is the largest department within the Walker College of Business, which itself has the largest business school enrollment in the 17-campus UNC system (approximately 4,000 students).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This position will primarily serve Appalachian State’s new campus in Hickory, NC.

Teach four (4) management classes per semester and develop programming to engage the business community. Primary teaching duties will be in-person courses and holding office hours on the Hickory campus. Teaching duties may also include online and/or hybrid courses, or in-person courses in Boone, NC.

Proposed Date of Hire: 01/02/2024
Suggested Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Evaluation of Applications Begins: 10/16/2023

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Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

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