The Department of Accounting, Business, Economics, and Finance at Muhlenberg College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning August 2021. The successful candidate will have a primary interest in teaching marketing research and be able to offer other courses in the business curriculum, which may include marketing in not-for-profit organizations, marketing, and management.
Teaching responsibilities include three courses per semester. Faculty teaching hybrid and online courses benefit from the resources of our nationally recognized Center for Digital Learning, which fosters inclusive learning and supports faculty and students in all aspects of online teaching, learning, and scholarship. Additionally, the Muhlenberg Center for Teaching and Learning offers a range of programs in support of faculty, including pedagogical workshops, support for meaningful classroom experimentation, and facilitated interdisciplinary collaboration. Visiting faculty enjoy access to all professional development resources provided by the College.
Ideal candidates will hold a PhD or Doctorate in Business or closely related fields by August 2021. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and working with students from all backgrounds, including first-generation students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ+, etc.
The College: Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is an independent, coeducational residential college of liberal arts and sciences located in Allentown, the third largest city in PA. As part of eastern Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, Allentown is a diverse city of 122,000, located just 60 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City. Along with Bethlehem and Easton, the region is home to a vibrant arts scene, a nationally unique parks system, and a rich blend of cuisine and diverse restaurants.
To receive full consideration, applications must be received by February 15, 2021. Complete applications should be uploaded as one PDF document to our Career Portal: Muhlenberg Careers. Please include a cover letter describing your teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, sample teaching materials (e.g. sample syllabi, a statement describing potential courses, and/or a statement of teaching philosophy, and summaries of teaching evaluations if available), unofficial graduate transcripts, contact information for three professional references, and a separate statement describing how you will enhance the diversity of offerings and educational experiences in our department as well as contribute to the College’s efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community. For questions about this position, please email Dr. Roland Kushner, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.