Dickinson College

Carlisle, Pennsylvania United States

Assistant

  • POSTED ON
    November 12, 2020
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Job Description

The Department of International Business and Management (INBM) at Dickinson College announces a tenure track opening, starting in autumn semester 2021. Dickinson is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with 2300 students. The campus is in Carlisle, PA, a 20-minute drive west of the state capitol Harrisburg and a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC and Philadelphia. 

The INBM Department has a distinctive curriculum that draws upon and contributes to Dickinson’s core competencies in interdisciplinary education, global education, sustainability education, and community engagement education. Each year, roughly ten percent of the senior class graduate with a major in INBM, making it the College’s most popular program.The successful candidate will handle a five-course teaching load each year. Each year, the candidate will be asked to share responsibility for teaching the 200-level core course Marketing in a Global Context; and to teach at least one elective in the general arena of entrepreneurship. From year to year, and with growing familiarity with the curriculum, the candidate will also be asked to teach some combination of the 100-level core course Fundamentals of Business; and the 400-level Senior Seminar in Business Strategy. As well, starting in the second year of employment, the candidate will be expected to advise students and to engage in other forms of service to the Department and the College. 

Candidates must either currently hold or be on track to earn a PhD by autumn 2021 in business, or in a field relevant to marketing and entrepreneurship. 
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Thus, we in the Department encourage applications from all qualified persons. Given the commitment of the College, the successful candidate must have the ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body.Candidates should provide a letter of application that includes a statement about teaching philosophy and research interests; a curriculum vitae; a graduate transcript; and three letters of recommendation. If relevant, candidates may also submit sample syllabi and teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically by January 15, 2021, via QUEST (online application system) at https://jobs.dickinson.edu. Meanwhile, applications will be reviewed as they are received. During the review process, Department members will interview those applicants who appear to be a good fit for the position via Zoom-based conference call. The Department will invite the three finalist candidates to visit campus in late January or early February, in the first weeks of the second semester, to meet Department members and Senior Administrators, provide a research talk, and offer a lecture to students. Depending on the trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic, the finalists will be notified as soon as practicable whether the visit will be in person or virtual.