Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Organization: Columbia College Chicago
Category: Academic
Type: Full-time

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Mar 31, 2017

Position Summary

Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of some 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students that offers a rigorous education in the creative and media arts with a foundation in the liberal arts. The added benefit is a course of study in business and entrepreneurship preparing students to launch and thrive in their professional creative careers. 

Business and Entrepreneurship is seeking applications for one tenure-track faculty position focused on Marketing beginning August, 2017. 

Business and Entrepreneurship is a vibrant mix of more than 125 full-time and part-time faculty educating students for careers launching and managing creative businesses, cultural institutions, and their own entrepreneurial ventures. Business and Entrepreneurship offers ten distinct BAs: Arts Management with a concentration in Film Business, Advanced Management, Design Management, International Arts Management, Live and Performing Arts Management, Marketing, Media Management, Music Business, Sports Management, and Visual Arts Management. Business and Entrepreneurship also offers a Master of Arts Management degree. Students learn to appreciate the value of the creative sector; to understand and assess the economic, social and political climate in which arts organizations operate; and to anticipate and overcome challenges while seizing opportunities for growth. 

Tenure-track, assistant professor appointments are offered to the most qualified persons who seek to become long-term members of the Columbia College Chicago faculty. Tenure-track faculty are expected to excel in the following three evaluative areas: Teaching and Teaching Related Activity; Scholarly or Creative Endeavor; and Service to the College, profession, and community.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Teaching 9-credit hours per semester (18-credit hours per Academic Year)

- Scholarly research and/or relevant creative endeavor

- Service to the department as determined by the department Chair, as well as service to the College and Community

- Regular on-campus office hours, minimum of 4-hours per week

- Performs other duties as assigned