Assistant Professor, Business and Entrepreneurship

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

Assistant Professor, Business and Entrepreneurship

Mar 31, 2017

Tenure - Track Position

Assistant Professor, Business and Entrepreneurship

Columbia College

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

Columbia College Chicago, is a private urban institution of over 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, four-year College offering a distinctive curriculum that blends liberal arts, creative and media arts and business. We take students who experience the world through a creative lens and help them develop the analytical, business and communication skills to shape their own career path.

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. 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


- Master's degree or higher in Marketing Management, Marketing Research, Integrated Marketing Communications, MBA Marketing, or related field; sustained history of distinguished, tested professional experience may be considered

- Demonstrated successful teaching competence at the college level, especially with experiential learning methods

- Demonstrated history of and capacity for continued scholarship/published research

- Demonstrated ability to actively mentor and work with students outside the classroom

- Demonstrated ability to teach and develop a 21st Century curriculum that is relevant, diverse, equitable, inclusive, global, and engages the community

- Demonstrated experience in distance learning and/or executive education programs

Application Materials:

Letter of Interest, CV, List of 3 References

Review of applications will begin immediately

Additional Information

This is a non-union position and subject to a background check

Columbia College Chicago is an EEO Employer. Qualified candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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