Instructor of STEM/CREATE Path to the MBA - 519409
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Internal Number: 519409
Department/Organization 206108 - STEM-Culverhouse
Position Summary Teach undergraduate STEM Business Honors courses, preparing students majoring in science, engineering, math, and creative disciplines such as dance, theater, and advertising, for graduate study in business. Instruction covers overview of all business disciplines and the role of these disciplines in business. Instruct students in the development of business models for innovative new products and businesses. Work with students and STEM Path to the MBA and CREATE Path to the MBA programs director to develop potential startups. Will teach 12 credit hours per semester.
Detailed Position Information The Culverhouse College of Business at the University of Alabama invites applications for a non-tenure earning, three-year renewable position in STEM Business Honors effective August 16, 2023.
The successful candidate must have the ability to mentor young people, interact with graduate faculty, work with STEM business executives, and have exceptional interpersonal skills. The position holder must have excellent communication skills. The individual must be creative, have the ability to prioritize, and think strategically. Also key is the ability to identify commercialization opportunities for intellectual property and related business opportunities.
Candidate should exhibit strong team and student management skills. Substantial work experience in science or engineering will be important to success. Must be able to mentor undergraduate students and work with faculty and industry supporters. Excellent communications skills strongly desired. This position is a three year, non-tenure earning position renewable at the discretion of the University with no expectation of continued employment beyond the contract period. Only online applications are accepted.
Additional Position Responsibilities (not limited to below): Advancing the vision, mission, and goals of The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse STEM Path to the MBA Program and CREATE Path to the MBA Program. Teaching will include undergraduate STEM Business Honors courses.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or creative discipline and Master’s degree in business discipline.
Preferred Qualifications At least 5 years work experience in science or engineering is preferred.
Instructions and Required Materials for Application Candidates must apply online at https://careers.ua.edu and attach a curriculum vitae and three references. Required documents not attached at time of application will disqualify application. Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open until the position is filled.
About the Division/College/School The Culverhouse College of Business is home to an inclusive community, committed to personal engagement, and dedicated to shaping the future of business through excellence in teaching, research, and service.
Continuously accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1929, Culverhouse is among the leading public business schools in the country.
The College offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels distributed across five academic departments and the Manderson Graduate School of Business.
Some of its many distinctive programs and labs include the STEM and CREATE Path to the MBA, a value investing library and trading room, a behavioral research lab, and a center focused on data analytics.
About the University The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.
A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. The University of Alabama has R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is among the top doctoral research universities in the United States.
As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.
About Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa is so much more than a college town.
It's a vibrant community that’s filled with legendary history. Located along the Black Warrior River, the city features a walkable downtown that’s complete with live music, locally owned shops, outdoor spaces to explore and local restaurants to meet every palate. With a geography ranging from suburban to rural, the area offers a variety of housing options along with excellent public and private schools and a wealth of recreational and entertainment options.
With a metro area population of 235,000, the Druid City lies about an hour southwest of Birmingham, in west-central Alabama. It’s within a few hours’ drive of Gulf Coast beaches and major cities like Nashville, New Orleans and Atlanta, making it a great base for growing better acquainted with the South’s finest offerings.
Background Investigation and EEO Statement Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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