Northwestern College invites applications for a tenure-track or professor-of-practice faculty position in management beginning August 2019.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or D.B.A. in management or a closely related field is expected for tenure-track candidates (ABDs will also be considered). Hiring preference will be given to persons with practical business experience, who envision involving students in project-based, active learning and data analysis. Professionals with a master’s degree and significant work experience are also encouraged to apply as professor-of-practice track candidates.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced courses in management. Specific course responsibilities will be coordinated with the needs of the department and the candidate’s areas of expertise. The normal teaching load is 24 hours per academic year. The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with others, in addition to carrying out scholarly or professional engagement, student advising and faculty governance responsibilities.
The candidate will exhibit a love of Christ and an embrace of the Gospel, and support the college’s mission as expressed in our Statement of Christian Identity, Vision for Learning and Vision for Diversity. Northwestern College is an evangelical and ecumenical institution affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. We seek faculty invested in teaching, a program of scholarly activity, and the mission of excellence in the liberal arts, as a vital expression of commitment to Christ’s redemptive work in the world. Accordingly, Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.
APPLICATION:Interested candidates should send a letter of interest in which you (1) describe your teaching experience (2) and scholarly trajectory; and (3) discuss how the following statements would inform and shape your teaching and scholarship: our Statement of Christian Identity, Vision for Learning and Vision for Diversity. Candidates should also send a curriculum vita and complete the online application found below. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Mark Husbands, VPAA, and sent to email@example.com.
About Northwestern College (IA)
Northwestern College combines academic rigor with a Christ-centered worldview for an education that earns top-10 honors from U.S. News & World Report. Northwestern, founded in 1882, has also been ranked as the third-best college or university in the state by College Consensus and listed consistently on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Two Northwestern faculty members have been named the Iowa Professor of the Year. A member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities and affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, Northwestern is committed to integrating faith throughout all aspects of the college. Northwestern has an enrollment of more than 1,300 students from 32 states and 21 countries. More than 80 undergraduate academic programs are offered, along with numerous opportunities for off-campus and overseas study. An online Master of Education program offers seven options. Since 2003, more than $70 million has been spent on construction and renovation projects on Northwestern’s 100-acre campus, including the $24.5 million DeWitt Family Science Center, which was completed in 2018. Orange City, a county seat in... a thriving agricultural and manufacturing region, has been ranked one of the nation’s top-10 Christian college towns by CollegeandSeminary.com. A clean community of 6,000 proud of its Dutch heritage, it has also been named the best town in Iowa in which to raise a family, the happiest city in the state, one of the nation’s 100 best small towns, and the state’s safest town.
Mission: Northwestern College is a Christian academic community engaging students in courageous and faithful learning and living that empowers them to follow Christ and pursue God’s redeeming work in the world.