Assistant Professor of Business & Entrepreneurial Studies
The University of Maine at Machias invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in business and entrepreneurial studies. The successful candidate will teach management, marketing, and other business courses in classroom-based, web, and hybrid modes. Additional responsibilities include student advising, contributing to business community outreach and business program assessment and development. All UMM faculty are expected to be involved in the life of the institution and the success of its students who are diverse in skills, ages, and backgrounds. The academic year appointment begins September 1, 2014 with a salary of $44,256, subject to any faculty wide collective bargaining increases.
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, or close equivalent
- Seven years combined experience in business and higher education teaching, with a minimum of 2 years in each category
The successful candidate will demonstrate (1) excellence in undergraduate teaching; (2) ability to teach a variety of classes supporting the business curriculum; (3) ability to teach classroom-based and web-based courses; (4) potential to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, and off-campus organizations to achieve program objectives; and (5) a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring, and service at a small, rural, liberal arts college.
The Business and Entrepreneurial Studies program emphasizes excellence in teaching to develop students’ professional abilities and to foster an entrepreneurial culture.
The University of Maine at Machias, a member of the University of Maine System, sits on the Gulf of Maine, surrounded by rivers, forests, fishing villages, and blueberry barrens. This unspoiled portion of the Atlantic coast is known for its outdoor recreational opportunities and quality of life. As a public Environmental Liberal Arts university, faculty and students approach the liberal arts with a focus on environmental and community issues. The academic experience emphasizes learning both in the classroom and in experiential settings. UMM’s fifteen undergraduate degree programs serve approximately 1,000 students. The University’s applied research and public services contribute to the improvement of the quality of life and economic development in Downeast Maine.
Review of applications will begin December 2. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts for all degrees, statement of teaching philosophy, and results of student course evaluations. Applicants should also arrange to have letters sent directly from three references to:
Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Business & Entrepreneurial Studies
Human Resources Office
University of Maine at Machias
116 O’Brien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654
E-mail applications are encouraged and may be addressed to email@example.com