Western Colorado University invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Business Administration (law).
The Business School at Western has over 400 majors. Students can choose a standard business major or one of six emphasis areas along with programs in accounting and economics. For more information on the Business Administration Program, visit our website at https://western.edu/program/business-administration/.
Duties: Teaching responsibilities include: legal environment of business, business law, water law, environmental law, and other law-related courses. Teaching courses in the business core, in the candidate’s area of expertise, is possible. Responsibilities include teaching 24 semester credits per year, academic advising, program building/recruiting, service to the university, and continued professional development.
Qualifications: A J.D. or Ph.D. with an emphasis in law or a closely related field is required. ABD will be considered. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education and excellence in teaching. Collegiality and professional flexibility are characteristic of the Business School and would be expected in the successful candidate.
Additional Application Information: SALARY/BENEFITS: $65,000 - $70,000. Benefits include an employee/employer shared contribution retirement plan and life and health insurance.
START DATE: August 2021
APPLICATION: To apply, go to www.western.edu/jobs and use our online application. Required attachments to your online application include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references.
Please direct questions to Kevin Nelson, associate dean, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during screening. Official transcripts are required prior to issuing contract.
Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Western is a residential, public university with an enrollment of 3,000 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized education with the liberal arts as its core. They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. Western supports diversity, equity, and inclusivity of all types including ability (physical, mental), social class, racial/ethnic, linguistic, religion, sexual orientation, age, experience, gender, and cultural. Please see our diversity statement, and our DEII Committee charge. The University is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides exceptional year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Professionals have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit http://www.western.edu to learn more about the university.