Cornell College Searches for Tenure-Track Business Management Assistant Professor

Cornell College is searching for a Tenure-Track Business Management Assistant Professor

The Cornell College Department of Economics and Business invites applications for a tenure-track position teaching courses in management starting fall 2022.¬† The full-time teaching load is six courses. We are looking for a creative colleague who is passionate about undergraduate teaching and eager to guide diverse students towards careers in management. Candidates will be expected to teach introduction to human resource management, human capital management, strategic management, and other courses. While classes will be conducted predominantly in-person, candidates with hybrid or on-line teaching experience are encouraged to apply. ¬†Candidates with a PhD in a management-related field are preferred. Candidates with a master’s degree and human resource leadership experience will be considered.

Cornell College courses are taught on a One-Course-At-A-Time schedule, in which faculty members teach and students take one course at a time, meeting daily, M-F, for three and a half week terms.

Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The College is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at working with students who are broadly diverse. (See our diversity statement here.)

About Cornell College

Academic immersion, real world experience requirements through Ingenuity in Action, 19 division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 13 foreign countries to Cornell. External endorsements include selection as one of the original Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, a Kiplinger’s best value in liberal arts colleges, and one of only 290 U.S. colleges with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell’s picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. Mount Vernon, Iowa, is an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer’s as one of “America’s Coolest Small Towns” and located in the heart of the ICR Iowa (Iowa City-Cedar Rapids) region.

Application Process

Interested applicants should submit the following materials here:

  • A letter of application/cover letter, which includes a description of any experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups.
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Evidence of Teaching Excellence
  • Evidence of Scholarship
  • Names and contact information for a minimum of three references

Applications will be reviewed as received and continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the Economics and Business program, please visit the website here.

Any questions can be directed to Santhi Hejeebu, Professor of Economics and Business, at

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke-free Air Act, participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility, and conducts background checks.