SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (tenure-track)
The School of Business Administration at Stetson University seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Family Enterprise at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. A secondary field within Entrepreneurship, Strategy, or Family Systems is desired. This teacher-scholar-practitioner will become part of the team of faculty who through the Stetson Holistic Model approach, delivers innovative teaching, research, and outreach. We seek an individual of character who can contribute to this effort that positively changes lives, enterprises and communities.
The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate in management, entrepreneurship, or other related family business field with experience in teaching, research, and working with family enterprises. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to engage in learning both in and out of the classroom, combine interdisciplinary and integrative learning, and foster relationships with various family enterprises (and related firms) for learning partnership and internship opportunities. Relevant industry work experience will be highly regarded.
This faculty member will teach three courses per semester within the family enterprise undergraduate minor and major and share, as appropriate, in first-year and junior seminars responsibilities in areas of interest. Future opportunities may also include graduate courses. Student advising and duties related to the major and minor are jointly shared among faculty members.
In addition to demonstrating the highest quality of teaching, the successful faculty must contribute to the intellectual body of knowledge for the discipline, and to lead our research efforts related to the Successful Trans-generational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) program. For more information on our expectations in teaching and scholarship, our tenure policies, and our support for faculty development, please see the Academic Affairs website: http://www.stetson.edu/administration/academic-affairs/newfac.php.
In the development of leading edge curriculum, research, and outreach, this position will include working with a nationally prominent board of advisors, overseeing the curricular outreach activities, and collaborating with the Director of the Family Enterprise Center in its outreach activities.
THE DEPARTMENT AND THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION:
The School of Business at Stetson University houses the nation's oldest minor and first major in family enterprise, is an AACSB accredited institution, and is a member of the global STEP Consortium. The Family Enterprise Program is a highly innovative curriculum that seeks continuous improvement, unique partnerships, and an ongoing global status as a leader, especially relative to the next generation in family enterprise.
The Major and Minor are supported by the School's Family Enterprise Center (FEC) which engages with family enterprises and organizations in furthering the interaction and service to family enterprises worldwide. The FEC is a founding partner of the Transitions Conference and is partner with many other international family enterprise organizations and institutions.
The School of Business Administration offers Bachelor degrees and Master degrees in Business Administration (MBA, Executive MBA) as well as both online and on-site Masters in Accountancy (MAcc). The School houses the award-winning Roland George Investments Institute as well as the Prince Entrepreneurship Program and a summer study abroad program in Innsbruck, Austria. Stetson's School of Business Administration is one of only 35 private colleges and universities worldwide with AACSB accreditation at the undergraduate and graduate level in both business and accounting. Florida's first business program, the School has been empowering students to lead in a complex, global business environment since 1897. With programs on four campuses in DeLand, Celebration, Gulfport and Tampa, the School is positioned for continued growth in both its online and physical offerings.
Founded in 1883, Stetson University (http://www.stetson.edu) is a private, selective university comprised of a rich array of liberal arts and professional academic programs. Collectively, Stetson's teacher-scholar faculty works with 3,800 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The University's historic main campus, located in DeLand, enrolls more than 2,500 students in undergraduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business Administration, and the School of Music. Stetson University College of Law, Florida's first law school, moved from the main campus to Gulfport in 1945, and, with the addition of the Tampa Law Center, serves over 1,000 students working full-time or part-time toward J.D. or LL.M. degrees. Graduate programs offered at the main campus and at Stetson University Center in Celebration include Business, Educational Leadership, Reading, Education, Counseling, and English. Stetson has regularly been ranked among the best regional universities in the Southeast and was the first private college in Florida to be granted a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.
Stetson University provides an inspiring education that engages students with rigorous academic and creative study grounded in liberal learning. Working closely with faculty, staff, and with one another, students cultivate abilities to explore issues deeply, think critically, reason empirically, speak persuasively, and connect ideas creatively. Stetson's academic program prepares and inspires students to dare to be significant™, realizing 21st century learning goals that will foster their ability and commitment to make a difference in the world. We seek faculty who themselves dare to be significant; think across disciplinary, methodological, and social boundaries; exercise pedagogical creativity and adaptability (including the use of technology to enrich and extend learning); and are passionate lifelong learners.
Stetson values the development of the whole person committed to engaging and building lifelong connections with the larger world through Personal Growth, Intellectual Development, and Global Citizenship. To that end, the University fosters policies, practices, and modes of inquiry to support and explore these values areas, integrated in a University-wide commitment to personal and social responsibility. Firmly committed to inclusive excellence, our vibrant community of teacher-scholars nurtures the potential of individual students to lead lives of significance and prepares each to meet the challenges of shaping the future—locally, nationally, and globally.
DeLand is a picturesque residential community of 25,000 located 20 miles west of Daytona Beach and 35 miles northeast of Orlando. The area offers extensive cultural as well as recreational activities.
Salary is competitive.
August 17, 2013
Applicants must send the following materials for consideration a detailed current vita, teaching evaluation summaries, and supply the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to social justice, diversity and inclusion. All information may be submitted electronically to Dr. Greg McCann (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mailed to the following address:
Dr. Greg McCann, Founder and Director
Family Enterprise Center
421 N. Woodland Blvd. Unit 8398
DeLand, FL 32723
All correspondence will be held in strictest confidence. The Search Committee will review applications until the position is filled.
Stetson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that affirms cultural diversity and inclusion as a core value of academic excellence at Stetson University. We are committed to achieving equal access in education, employment, and participation through the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds, and to meaningful academic and intellectual transformation in curriculum, research and service. We are dedicated to actions and policies that foster a community in which individuals with various identities, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints work together to create opportunities for engagement through rewarding and fulfilling careers and personal experiences in a culturally and racially diverse society and a globalized world. We strongly encourage members of historically under-represented and economically-disadvantaged groups and women to apply for employment. Stetson University is an EEO, ADA, ADEA, and GINA employer.