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  • 18 Dec 2016 4:11 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Position Available: Full-time, ten-month, temporary with possibility of renewal

    Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor

    Appointment Date:
     Fall Academic Semester, 2017

    Application Deadline:
    Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Initial review will begin after February 1, 2017.

    Position Description:


    Teaching Responsibilities:
    Responsibilities include teaching lower and upper division undergraduate leadership studies courses (15 credit hours per semester) to approximately 300 students per semester. Teaching load will include delivering courses within the Organizational Leadership degree program delivered at one of FHSU’s international partner institutions located in China. 

    Research Requirements:
    This position is primarily a teaching position, however there will be limited research/scholarship responsibilities required for this faculty line. 

    Service Work:

    There will be departmental and/or university service required for this position. Although this position is located in China, it is an integral part of the overall university community, and will have service requirements commensurate with that role. 

    Location:
    Courses will be delivered to FHSU students on-site at one of FHSU’s partner institution campuses in China. This position will require relocation to the institution in China. All courses will be taught in English.

    The partner school that FHSU works with to deliver this degree program is SIAS International University in Xinzheng (near Zhengzhou) in Henan province. This university offers a residential campus environment to over 20,000 Chinese students while partnering with FHSU to offer degree programs to select colleges within the university.


    Required Qualifications: 


    Education:

    Master’s degree in leadership or a closely related field from an accredited institution is required. Candidates must meet minimum standards for academic qualification consistent with HLC accreditation.

    Visa:
    Successful candidates must be eligible to apply for and receive a Z visa, residence permit, and work permit in China. FHSU will assist in acquiring and paying for these documents.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Education:
    Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) or ABD from an accredited institution in leadership or a closely related field is preferred.

    Experience:

    Individuals with teaching experience in the field of leadership studies are very strongly preferred. Experience in teaching/developing coursework for diverse, cross-cultural, or ESL/EFL students is desirable. Familiarity with Chinese culture and/or fluency in Mandarin Chinese is preferred but not required (all courses are taught in English).

    Compensation:

    Salary:
    Salary for this position will be competitive and commensurate with experience, qualifications, and rank, and will range from $39,000-$41,000 per year. The salary range is contingent on funding and administrative approval.

    Benefits:

    This position will receive a full and generous benefit package, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement plan, and other benefits consistent with full-time faculty appointments.

    In-kind Benefits:

    Faculty awarded this positon will be eligible for subsidized housing expenses, subsidized utilities, some meals, some travel costs during holidays, and other in-kind benefits worth approximately $7,500 per year. Specific benefits will depend on location of appointment, and are contingent on partner institution participation.

    Application and Credentials:


    To apply, please provide the following documents in one consolidated PDF file:
    1. Current vitae/resume including at least two professional references
    2. Cover letter specifying how candidate’s credentials match with position description
    3. Statement of teaching philosophy
    4. Goals for scholarship
    5. Expectations for student engagement
    6. One letter of recommendation

    Applications may be submitted by letter or email to:

    Brett Whitaker, Ph.D.
    Leadership Studies International Coordinator
    Department of Leadership Studies
    Fort Hays State University
    600 Park Street 
    Hays, KS 67601
    hiring.fhsuleadership@gmail.com

  • 17 Nov 2016 4:01 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The College of Business at St. Ambrose University invites applications for Director of the H. L. McLaughlin MBA Program. The College includes five academic departments: accounting; economics; finance; management; and marketing.  The College offers undergraduate degrees in all areas and master’s degrees in accounting, business administration, and organizational leadership, and also offers a doctor of business administration degree. The college is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). 

    This position is defined as one-half time faculty role, and one-half time administrative in support of the MBA and is tenure-track. Duties include the normal academic year as well as appropriate summer engagement. Compensation will include an additional one-month’s salary beyond the usual 9-month base. 

    ResponsibilitiesThe Director of the H. L. McLaughlin MBA Program reports to the Dean of the College of Business and is responsible for advancing the mission of the College of Business by providing strong leadership and managing the day-to-day operations of the MBA Program, collaborating with university departments in marketing the MBA Program, recruiting and advising MBA students, and working effectively with faculty on designing and modifying curriculum as needed. This individual will also assist in upholding the College’s accreditation standards, developing new programs and initiatives, and fostering relationships with alumni and the business community.  A complete position description is available on request.  

    Qualifications:  Candidates should possess a Ph.D. An earned doctorate in a business discipline is preferred. Five years of full-time business-faculty experience, possessing the rank of Associate or Full, tenured or tenure-track, with a record of excellence in graduate teaching are also required.  Prior university administrative experience (two or more years at the director or Chair level) is required.  In addition, substantial consultative and/or training experience in a corporate setting, or, five or more years in corporate position(s) in middle-level management or above is preferred. Competence in and appreciation of the role of online programming should be demonstrable in the application.  Preference will also be accorded applicants with strong academic backgrounds in the fields of Marketing, Management (leadership or operations) or Accounting. 

    St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. An institution of 3,200 graduate and undergraduate students, the University's Core Values include: Catholicity, Integrity, the Liberal Arts, Life-Long Learning, and Diversity. Please apply on-line at https://www.sau.edu/human_resources/jobs and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.  Review of applications will begin on December 21st, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. EOE

  • 16 Nov 2016 1:51 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Launch your scholarly career at one of the nation’s largest and most vibrant graduate teaching departments in the interdisciplinary field of national and international security studies. The National Security Affairs (NSA) Department at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island seeks to fill two full-time teaching and research postdoctoral fellow vacancies beginning no later than July 2017.

    Responsibilities. This postdoctoral teaching and research fellowship is a one year (up to 13 months) in-resident appointment beginning July 2017 and is renewable for a second year. Teaching requirement is no more than two seminar sections (single preparation with only 14-16 students per section) within the common core Theater Security Decision Making (TSDM) course that runs for approximately twelve weeks beginning in mid-August. Postdoctoral fellows may also opt to offer an elective class in one of their areas of expertise, but this is not a requirement of the position. Scholarly research conducted pursuant to the fellowship should contribute to the field of security studies. Expectations are high in both teaching and research.

    Salary. Salary is approximately $56,000 per year, plus a research stipend ($5000) and a relocation incentive. This compensation package is accompanied by a generous federal employee benefits package that includes health insurance with employer contribution, retirement savings plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and other benefits.

    Qualifications. Candidates must have a recent Ph.D. concentrating in one or more relevant areas such as international relations, regional studies, foreign policy analysis, U.S. foreign policy, or leadership studies. Additional desirable qualifications include teaching experience and a publication record that demonstrates a promising scholarly agenda. Ph.D. candidates who will be completing by July 2017 are encouraged to apply. This position is open only to U.S. citizens.

    Application Process. Applications will be accepted through January 16, 2017 and must include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) research proposal (no more than 5 pages); 4) writing sample (no more than 30 pages); 5) teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available); and, 6) applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately. Applicants with current or previous military service should also provide military ranks and dates of service.

    Applications must be received by the above deadline in order to receive consideration. Applications should reference VA#NWC-17-09 and are to be submitted by email to NSAvacancy3@usnwc.edu.

    Signed letters of reference may also be sent to this email (preferred method) or they may also be mailed to:

    Department of National Security Affairs
    U.S. Naval War College
    686 Cushing Road Newport, RI 02841-1207
    ATTN: Jill Marion

    Please direct any questions about the position or the institution to the Department Chair, Prof. David Cooper, at david.cooper@usnwc.edu. The U.S. Naval War College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • 10 Oct 2016 2:40 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    See full listing for Butler County here

    *Application Deadlines-October 18 (Thayer) and October 21 (Butler), 2016*

    Have you earned or are you earning a master’s degree in leadership? Do you have the drive to develop and/or grow rural communities? Can you be a strong regional expert and develop focused, comprehensive learning programs that create 21st century communities that attract and retain young people? Nebraska Extension is an organization that values individuals, who excel, adapt easily, exhibit passion for helping others, and are excellent communicators. As a member of the Nebraska Extension team you will collaborate with research and Extension faculty who are leaders in their field. You will work with high performing teams to create and deliver world class, innovative learning experiences that empower Nebraskans to improve their lives around critical issues.

    We have two excellent opportunities for full-time faculty position located in David City or Hebron, Nebraska that will provide regional leadership in Nebraska. Are you an individual who is self-directed and able to work in a dynamic and flexible environment? The focus of this position will be Community Vitality with an emphasis on developing and/or growing rural Nebraska communities. This position will specialize in leadership development, community engagement and social entrepreneurship. This educator will provide support for all three Community Vitality Initiatives (CVI): a) developing and/or growing rural Nebraska businesses; b) engaging youth and young adults in rural communities; and c) creating 21st century communities that attract and retain young people.

  • 28 Sep 2016 11:56 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Faculty position available in the Agricultural Sciences and Leadership Education Program. The College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences is seeking to fill a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The faculty position is provided on a 9-month (academic year) basis, residing in a department in the College of ACES, and will reflect 50% teaching and 50% research responsibilities. This search is part of an open rank search. Only one position is available. Below are the qualifications for the Associate or Full professor rank. (The position announcement for the Assistant Professor rank may be found at the following website on the U of I Job Board in HireTouch: https://jobs.illinois.edu).

    Qualifications: PhD in agricultural education, human resources, organizational development, human development, related field required. Applicants must qualify for a tenured faculty appointment in a department within the College of ACES. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with undergraduate and graduate students and client groups required. Successful candidates must have a strong record of scholarly research, publication and attracting external funding.

    Responsibilities: Build a strong international reputation through research, teaching and outreach in human capacity development related to agricultural education and leadership that fits the College’s commitment to interdisciplinary work and brings teaching/research interests to bear on practical problem solving related to agricultural, consumer, and environmental science concerns. Teach courses in agricultural education and leadership, and advise undergraduate and graduate students, particularly related to organizational training, program planning and evaluation, youth development, and/or adult learning principles. Candidates should be able to teach and develop instruction related to advanced information technologies including off-campus instructional programs. Supervise graduate student research. Serve as a liaison to the agricultural education community, particularly in regards to community and professional organizations. In addition, candidates who qualify for appointment at the associate or full professor ranks may also provide leadership to this academic program through an appointment as Program Director.

    Closing Date: To receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2016.

    Applications: Candidates should create a profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload their Curriculum Vitae (including email address), a letter of interest which includes a statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information for three professional references who are familiar with the candidate’s qualifications and experience by November 1, 2016. All requested information must be submitted for the application to be considered. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer.

    For more information, contact Prasanta Kalita at (217) 333-3380 or pkalita@illinois.edu

  • 21 Sep 2016 2:00 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The University of Southern Maine seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor to join its Leadership & Organizational Studies Program in September 2017. Our undergraduate and graduate degree programs promote the best in leadership knowledge and practice to improve the quality and diversity of leadership in organizations and communities – regionally, nationally, and internationally. We believe in integrating theory and practice; reflection-in-action; continuous development; collaboration; creating sustainable enterprises; improving competitive advantage; social justice and responsibility; systems thinking; strategic level change; the value of diversity in all its forms; and innovative thinking and practice. We see leadership as an activity and process, not a position. The primary areas of teaching responsibility for this position include leadership and organizational theory, organizational behavior, and topic areas such as innovative practices in leadership, research methods, or global studies. We seek a faculty member who shares a commitment to examining multiple perspectives, embracing diversity, understanding how the arts and humanities can inform leadership, and actively exploring ideas that can provide students with a greater understanding of the world.

    Classes place heavy emphasis on writing, student participation, and experiential learning. Other major responsibilities include: student advising, engaging in experiential/service learning, research, supervision of master’s theses and capstone projects, and serving on program, college, and university committees. You will be required to use distance education or other alternative delivery systems and to teach evening courses to include teaching at any of the three geographical locations of our campus. The program is also proposing a Ph.D. program in Organizational Leadership for fall 2017. If approved, faculty responsibilities may also include supervising doctoral dissertations.

    For more information on our program: http://www.usm.maine.edu/leadership

    Qualifications:
    Required:

    • Earned doctorate in leadership studies, organizational leadership, organizational psychology, organizational behavior, or a related field – ABD will be considered with completion by time of appointment
    • Experience teaching courses in leadership and organizational theory
    • Experience in interdisciplinary approaches to the study of organization
    • Record of effective teaching and research.

    Preferred:

    • Individuals with a track record of motivating and supporting student learning
    • Experience in applied research methods
    • Extensive work experience in online education
    • Experience in service learning and community engagement
    • Excellent teaching evaluations
    • A commitment to strengthening ties between the university and community
    • Experience supervising master’s theses and/or doctoral dissertations.

    Apply online at: https://usm.hiretouch.com/view-all-jobs. You will need to create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a list of names and contact information of at least three references. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.

    To ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by November 6, 2016. Materials received on or after that date will be considered at the discretion of the university.

    USM is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • 13 Sep 2016 11:01 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Join the faculty of one of the nation’s largest and most vibrant graduate teaching departments in the interdisciplinary field of national and international security studies. The Department of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island seeks to fill two full-time vacancies beginning no later than July 2017. We invite applications from exceptionally qualified junior scholars who are highly motivated to teach security studies courses within the resident master degree programs of the world’s oldest graduate institution of professional military education. We are a blended faculty of scholars and practitioners providing professional education to motivated mid-career students who are military and civilian national security professionals from the United States and more than sixty partner countries preparing to become the senior national security leaders of tomorrow.

    Qualifications: Candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. in a discipline that is directly relevant for at least one of the following fields: 1) international relations and regional security studies; 2) foreign policy analysis and U.S. foreign policy; or, 3) leadership studies. Strongest consideration will be given to candidates with expertise encompassing at least two of these fields. The department is especially interested in building on its strengths at the intersection of leadership studies and national security, and in regional security studies including for Europe and Russia. Additional desirable qualifications include: relevant applied professional experience such as in government or international organizations; demonstrated teaching excellence; a scholarly record that demonstrates significant future potential for research and publication; and, a demonstrated commitment to collegiality and an interdisciplinary ethos. Ph.D. candidates are welcome to apply if they can provide strong evidence that the Ph.D. will be awarded by July 2017. This position is open to U.S. citizens eligible to obtain a Secret security clearance.

    Responsibilities: Specific responsibilities include: teaching within two distinctive common core graduate-level security studies survey courses; collaborating in the development of common core curricula including individual class sessions; developing and teaching elective courses; scholarly research and publication; and, college service. There is no requirement or expectation to attract external funding. Maximum teaching load excluding optional elective classes is 2/2/0 based on a 10-month trimester system. This involves teaching up to two seminar sections (single preparation) of no more than 16 students in the fall and winter trimesters, with a spring trimester and summer inter-sessional period devoted primarily to research, curriculum development, and college service. All positions are year-round (12-month). Initial appointment is for a multi-year contract that is renewable thereafter on an ongoing basis provided that performance expectations are met. The college is a non-tenure granting institution but has a long record of extremely high levels of faculty retention. However, assistant professors are expected successfully to promote to associate professor before the end of their sixth year in order to remain beyond this period.

    Application Process: Applications will be accepted through October 9, 2016 and must include the following: 1) a detailed cover letter that addresses the qualifications noted above; 2) a comprehensive CV; 3) prior teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness; and, 4) applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately. Applicants with current or previous military service should also provide military ranks and dates of service.

  • 13 Sep 2016 10:56 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Join the faculty of one of the nation’s largest and most vibrant graduate teaching departments in the interdisciplinary field of national and international security studies. The Department of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island seeks to fill one vacancy beginning no later than July 2017. We invite applications from exceptionally qualified senior scholars who are highly motivated to teach security studies courses within the resident master degree programs of the world’s oldest graduate institution of professional military education. We are a blended faculty of scholars and practitioners providing professional education to motivated mid-career students who are military and civilian national security professionals from the United States and more than sixty partner countries preparing to become the senior national security leaders of tomorrow.

    Qualifications: Candidates must have a significant amount of relevant academic or professional experience that would justify appointment at the rank of either associate professor or professor. An earned Ph.D. is required in a discipline that is directly relevant for at least one of the following fields: 1) international relations and regional security studies; 2) foreign policy analysis and U.S. foreign policy; or, 3) leadership studies. Strongest consideration will be given to candidates with expertise encompassing at least two of these fields. The department is especially interested in building on its strengths at the intersection of leadership studies and national security, and in regional security studies for Europe and Russia. Additional desirable qualifications include: relevant applied professional experience such as in government or international organizations; demonstrated teaching excellence (preferably at the graduate level); a strong scholarly record and future potential for research and publication; and, a demonstrated commitment to collegiality and an interdisciplinary ethos.

    Responsibilities: Specific responsibilities include: teaching within two distinctive common core graduate-level security studies survey courses; collaborating in the development of common core curricula including individual class sessions; developing and teaching elective courses; scholarly research and publication; and, college service. There is no requirement or expectation to attract external funding. Maximum teaching load excluding optional elective classes is 2/2/0 based on a 10-month trimester system. This involves teaching up to two seminar sections (single preparation) of no more than 16 students in the fall and winter trimesters, with a spring trimester and summer inter-sessional period devoted primarily to research, curriculum development, and college service. All positions are year-round (12-month). Initial appointment is for a multi-year contract that is renewable thereafter on an ongoing basis provided that performance expectations are met. The college is a non-tenure granting institution but has a long record of extremely high levels of faculty retention.

    Application Process: Applications will be accepted through October 9, 2016 and must include the following: 1) a detailed cover letter that addresses the qualifications noted above; 2) a comprehensive CV; and, 3) prior teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, applicants for associate professor rank must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately, and applicants for full professor rank must provide three professional references for the search committee to contact. Applicants with current or previous military service should provide military ranks and dates of service.

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