Human Resources

Assistant or Associate Professor Business- Sports Management

The Department of Business at Alma College, Alma, Michigan invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Business with specialization in Sports Management beginning August 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses in Sports Management as well as other core Business classes. Rank is at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Exceptional candidates at the Professor level will be considered. In all its programs, Alma College prioritizes inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, community engagement, and opportunities for student research. The department seeks a faculty colleague with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context.

This position will contribute to a newly designed curriculum that reflects a commitment to both data analytics as well as to justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging as core elements of all Business classes. The successful candidate is expected to contribute in these areas as well. The department has additional teaching needs in the following areas: Accounting, Finance, Management, and/or Marketing. Teaching load is six courses per year. Teaching experience and professional experience are considered ideal. A Ph.D. in Sports Management or a related field is preferred. An ABD or MBA with professional college level teaching experience and related professional experience will be considered.

Review of applications will begin on March 28, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Please send an e-mail with the following documents attached in Microsoft Word or PDF format: a cover letter; a statement of teaching philosophy that incorporates your commitment to teaching and learning in a diverse environment and demonstrates evidence of teaching effectiveness; a statement of scholarly interests; and contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation will be solicited from selected applicants at a later stage in the process.

Bob Cunningham

Chair, Department of Business Administration

C/O Megan Brown

brownmm@alma.edu

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally.

Story published on March 14, 2022