The Management Department at Niagara
University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position
at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning in January 2020.
The successful candidate will have
a Ph.D. in Strategy or in Management with a background/specialty in Strategic
Management, or an equivalent degree.
While the teaching will focus primarily on a capstone-strategy course,
the ability to teach in a secondary area such as MIS, SCM, entrepreneurship or
HR/OB would also be valuable. To support online options, a proven ability to
teach in that format is strongly preferred. Candidates should demonstrate
success or the potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
ABDs will be considered for tenure-track position, but Ph.D. conferral within a
specified time frame will be required for continuing employment. Salary and benefits are AACSB competitive (3/3
teaching load and travel/faculty development support).
About the College (http://www.niagara.edu/business/
Home to 650 undergraduate and 250
graduate business students, the College of Business Administration has
long-standing AACSB accreditation. Its MBA program was recently named in the
Top Tier in North America and global best 150 by CEO magazine. This combination
of outstanding quality and small size fosters close student-faculty
relationships permeating all aspects of instruction, research, and
About the Institution ( http://www.niagara.edu/ )
Niagara University was founded in
1856 by the Catholic Vincentian Fathers, whose mission emphasizes practical
training and excellence in service of society. NU’s traditional stone buildings
and leafy green campus sit on Monteagle Ridge, overlooking the Niagara River
Gorge just three miles north of the majestic Niagara Falls. Immediately
adjacent to Canada, NU’s bi-national culture is built on its close proximity to
major manufacturing and business centers in Buffalo and Toronto, attracting
from both countries’ significant populations of students and faculty.
Niagara Falls also boasts an affordable cost of living almost 20% below the
As a tenure-track faculty member, the
hired candidate will be required to teach three courses in each of the fall and
spring semesters, publish impactful scholarly research and participate in
service (committees, advisement, etc.) to the department, college and
university. Attendance at periodic meetings and holding regular office
hours will also be expected. The courses assigned will primarily be in
strategy – though, may include other areas as department needs dictate – at the
undergraduate and/or graduate levels, and in any of traditional (face-to-face),
accelerated and online formats.
Since September, Niagara University has been
recognized for its strong record of preparing graduates for real-world success
by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Money magazine, College
Choice, and Colleges of Distinction.
About the Western New York Area
Buffalo NY and the surrounding area are
experiencing an economic resurgence with a billion dollars being invested in
the medical corridor and other industries (e.g., the largest solar panel
manufacturing facility in the United States). The average work commute time is
15-30 minutes. Summer boasts beach living, outdoor art and music festivals,
outdoor classes such as dance and yoga, bike and running paths, and patio
dining while the winter includes skiing/winter sports, professional sports, and
rich offerings in theater and the arts. Enjoy NY's extensive state-park system all
year round. Our diverse population creates a variety of diningexperiences.
Forbes: ranked #1 for affordable living in
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