The Auburn University at Montgomery, College of Business, Department of Business Administration invites applications from qualified candidates for the position as the Lowder-Weil Eminent Scholar. The position is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position with a usual course load of four courses per academic year.
We seek a candidate interested in strengthening the College’s Master of Healthcare Administration. (The MHA is housed within the department). We are open to applicants from any business-related field within the department, but the applicant must qualify to be holder of the Lowder-Weil Eminent Scholar position – preferably at the level of full Professor. The Lowder-Weil endowment supports added salary, research, and travel funding. (Note: the Lowder-Weil scholar award follows a two-year, renewable award process.)
The appointment is to begin January 1, 2024. Required qualifications include Ph.D. or equivalent in Healthcare Management or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education, qualifying the candidate as a Scholarly Academic by AACSB standards by time of appointment. A record of scholarly activity; a record of effective teaching using a variety of methods; and teaching experience at the college level in the field of Healthcare Administration. While specialization is open, ideal candidates will have knowledge of different fields within the department. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
We seek an individual with demonstrated evidence of …
strengths in undergraduate and graduate teaching,
excellent written and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with diverse audiences,
excellence in scholarship and research as evidenced by a record of peer-reviewed publications,
a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion.
Individuals meeting these requirements are especially encouraged to apply.
The Lowder-Weil’s key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
practical field experience in healthcare administration and some administrative experience,
fostering and maintaining collaborative relationships with external entities,
leading student recruitment and retention efforts to increase Healthcare Administration majors,
providing good teaching, sufficient scholarly activity to maintain AACSB faculty qualification as a Scholarly Academic, and
professional development supporting the College.
The search committee invites applicants to state clearly in the cover letter where evidence of involvement with activities such as conferences, industry engagement, cross-campus pollination, and thoughts related to the proceeding four bullet points may be found in the submitted CV. We expect active student engagement, involvement with the Montgomery business community, and leveraging connections to Auburn University. We deem such active student and industry engagement leading to increased enrollment as more important than a stay-on-campus researcher. The Department of Business Administration includes sixteen full-time faculty with BSBA majors in Finance, Human Resources, Management, and Marketing and while providing the majority of courses within the MBA and MHA programs. (All degrees are AACSB accredited.)
Diversity is a core value at AUM. We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. Prospective candidates will help further the institutional goals of promoting equity, diversity, and inclusivity.
Auburn University at Montgomery is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region. Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.