Salary is also very competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The College of Business at Colorado State University announces a nine-month instructor special appointment position (non-tenured, renewable, with benefits) for an individual with broad expertise in business ethics, law, and philosophy. The primary responsibility of this instructor will be to fully engage students while teaching required college of business core business ethics overview courses to sophomore-level students from all of the different business concentrations. A PhD, DBA, or Juris doctorate degree with expertise in business ethics and significant, related work experience is required. Qualified applicants must also have a proven record of excellence in teaching ethics courses. Preferred qualifications include (a) prior effectiveness in teaching business ethics courses, (b) a willingness to contribute to college service, such as advising student organizations or serving on honors theses, and (c) the ability to meet and maintain AACSB academic qualification criteria, (d) depth of related experience and credentials (philosophical training, professional affiliations, associations, programs, grants, scope/reach/impact on higher education students, etc.).
The normal teaching load for this position is four sections per semester; however, workload is negotiable contingent upon research and service commitments, and teaching support may be available. Although this is a non-tenure track position, the college hopes to attract a candidate who wishes to make a long term commitment. Salary is also very competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is August of 2014. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion
The College of Business serves approximately 2,200 undergraduate business majors, as well as approximately 1,600 undergraduate students enrolled in the business minor, and about 1,200 M.B.A. students. Colorado State University is a Carnegie Research Extensive Institution with a land grant mission serving approximately 27,000 students.
The College of Business is proud to be a member of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Consortium (http://www.danielsfund.org/Grants/Ethics-Initiative.asp). In partnership with the Daniels Fund, the Colorado State University College of Business has developed and implemented a variety of curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular programs (http://biz.colostate.edu/dfei/Pages/Home.aspx) to support and enhance the teaching of specified ethical principles, including the development of a new, required core course in business ethics which the successful faculty candidates will teach. In addition, the entire Colorado State University – Fort Collins campus has tremendous ethics-focused talent, resources, and research opportunities, including, but not limited to the philosophy department in the College of Liberal Arts, the University Honors Program, a variety of inter-disciplinary environmental, sustainability, and fair trade ethics programs and centers across campus, and with our world-renown animal ethics experts in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit applications electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format to: firstname.lastname@example.org starting March 3, 2014. A complete application package will consist of: (1) a curriculum vita or resume; (2) a letter of application providing detail on above-specified qualifications; and (3) names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. Inquiries and initial applications will be treated confidentially. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Margarita Maria Lenk, Search Committee Chair, Department of Accounting, Colorado State University (via the email address, email@example.com). Please note that application materials of semifinalist candidates will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the College of Business.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however, for full consideration the complete application must be received by April 3, 2014.
Fort Collins, a city of approximately 140,000 people, offers ample opportunities for maintaining work life balance. The city is located in the growing Northern Colorado metropolitan area, about one hour north of Denver, with an easy drive to the Rocky Mountain National Park and area ski resorts. Fort Collins consistently ranks high on quality of life measures by numerous publications; more information may be found at http://www.fcgov.com/visitor/fcfacts.php.
The annual Fire and Safety Update and University Drug/Alcohol Policy booklet informs the University Community about important procedures, policies, crime prevention programs and crime statistics. A copy of the booklet may be found online (http://police.colostate.edu/pdfs/2011-Safety-Report.pdf), or a paper copy can be requested by contacting the Colorado State University Police Department at (970) 491-1160.