The Maine Business School (AACSB Accredited) at the University of Maine seeks applicants for a non-tenure-track, academic-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor in Operations Management (rank is open). Applicants must have a master’s degree in Management, Business or Operations Management or a PhD in Management, Operations Management or Management Information Systems from an AACSB accredited program, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2019. This will be a two-year, fixed-length position. This position is non-renewable. Preference will be given to those with a clear desire to help students learn to integrate complex business materials into solving real business problems with documented teaching experience, and knowledge of presentation software and blackboard.
The successful candidate will be expected to have a record of effective and engaging teaching, as well as a clear commitment to students, and the assurance of learning system. Further, the MBS expects faculty to advise and mentor undergraduates in pursuit of their academic and research goals, and to collaborate with colleagues to increase student success. Visiting faculty are expected to either maintain professional affiliations or have a quality research program (publish in peer-reviewed journals). The position will offer a competitive salary, teaching innovation support, research support, and a teaching load commensurate with similar sized research universities.
The typical teaching load is three courses one semester and two courses one semester. Courses will typically have between 40 and 60 students in each section. Service to the School, University, and in the Community is required. The candidate should also foster collaborative relationships with the business community.
The successful candidate is required to have a PhD (or its equivalent) from an AACSB-accredited program in Management, Operations Management, or Management Information Systems, demonstrate evidence of quality teaching and demonstrate the ability to engage in quality research. Professional certification and relevant professional experience are a plus. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. Preference will be given to those with prior teaching experience, operations management experience, and knowledge of Blackboard.
Internal Number: 53971
About University of Maine
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels. The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples. UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.