Augsburg's business department stresses active, experiential learning and is housed in the University's newest building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business and Religion. We work with local businesses and nonprofits on projects both for classes and as internships or field studies. Augsburg's location in Minneapolis allows for fruitful collaboration with colleagues in local/regional industry or at the many colleges and universities in the Twin Cities.
Interested candidates should have primary teaching and research interest in management, including but not limited to human resources, entrepreneurship, leadership, international business, and strategic management. Preference will be given to a teacher-scholar who is committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, service, and scholarship to a diverse community of learners. The teaching load is three courses per semester at both the undergraduate and MBA level. Additional duties include student advising, engaging in service to the Department, the University and the profession. Production of peer-reviewed scholarship is required for tenure. Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor may be an option for candidates with successful records of teaching and research as a tenured faculty member and who meet the standards for associate professors at Augsburg University.
A PhD or a DBA in management or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; the doctorate must be completed by the start of the appointment. Preference will be given to candidates who provide evidence of teaching excellence and relevant professional work experience.
Augsburg University offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to approximately 3,400 students of diverse backgrounds. With a student/faculty ratio of 13:1, the university focuses on close personal interaction with faculty and experiential education opportunities on campus and in the community. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church,and shaped by its urban and global settings. At both undergraduate and graduate levels, students actively engage in international travel and intercultural experiences that broaden their view of the world and deepen their engagement in it.
Augsburg University values the diversity of persons, perspectives, and convictions. Critical thinking, rigorous analysis, and open discussion across a full range of ideas lie at the heart of the University's mission as an institution of higher learning. Essential to the University in living out its mission of educating students be "informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders" is that our foundation be one of diversity, inclusion, equity, and intercultural competency.
Augsburg's main campus is located in the vibrant Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, one of the most diverse areas in the Twin Cities. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and one of the city's largest medical complexes are adjacent to Augsburg; the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners Theatre district are just a few blocks away. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a site in Rochester, the fastest growing city in Minnesota and headquarters of the Mayo Health System. In addition to these locations, Augsburg owns and operates international sites in Central America and southern Africa.
To apply for this position, go to http://www.augsburg.edu/hr/ and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, list of courses taught (or teaching-related experiences), teaching philosophy, and research statement. As part of the online application process, you will be required to provide the names of three professional references. If your application advances in this search, you will be notified prior to Augsburg contacting your references. Your cover letter should include a statement of:
Commitment to teaching management at the undergraduate and MBA level;
Interest in Augsburg University or its location in the Twin Cities, and
Relevant business or professional experience
Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status.
Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes.
The University's Mission
Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.