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Assistant Professor of Business

Position Deleted on 5/23/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Menasha, WI
  • Faculty - Business - Accounting
  • Faculty - Business - Finance
  • Faculty - Business - Information Systems and Technology
Full Time

The Department of Business-Economics at the University of Wisconsin Colleges invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business at its UW-Fox Valley campus to start in the fall of 2013.


As teacher-scholars, we seek candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate education and a willingness to engage students within and beyond the walls of the traditional classroom. Preferences will be given to candidates with graduate levels courses in Management Information Systems and/or Business Communications and those who show evidence of successful college level teaching in Business Communications and/or Management Information Systems.
Teaching responsibilities will be to teach 24 credit hours per year from among the following:
  • Introduction to Business
  • Personal Finance
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Management Information Systems
  • Introduction to E-Commerce
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Develop interdisciplinary courses to be taught in the second and subsequent years of appointment, at least once per year
  • Possibly one or more of the course should be adapted as an online, accelerated or hybrid course
  • Possibly participate in first year experience courses and/or learning communities.
  • Participate in campus and departmental assessment of student learning.
  • Continued commitment to scholarly activity in the discipline and/or the scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Participate in campus, institutional and community service, and the shared governance structure.
  • Advise new and continuing students
To receive tenure in the UW Colleges, faculty members are expected to establish a record of excellence in teaching, a strong record of professional scholarly development appropriate for a 2-year liberal arts transfer institution, and to provide institutional and community service.


A Masters degree in Business or closely related field with a CPA and/or CMA or equivalent advanced degree is required.


UW-Fox Valley, located in Menasha, is the second largest of the thirteen campuses with 1,830 students. Menasha is part of the "Fox Cities," a thriving economic and cultural center of increasing ethnic diversity. The Fox Cities are approximately ninety minutes north of Milwaukee and two hours from Madison. Nearby are Appleton, Green Bay, Oshkosh and Fond du Lac. The campus is also near Wisconsin's beautiful Door Peninsula, Lake Michigan, and the Northwoods of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Additional information about the campus can be found at:


The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore liberal arts transfer institution of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System. The UW Colleges comprises thirteen two-year campuses around the state, plus UWC Online, each of which offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelors degree. The UW Colleges will also soon offer a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at six of its campuses. Visit for more information about the UW Colleges.


Application with attached required materials must be received online by Tuesday, January 15, 2013.

This position will remain posted until filled. If requested, confidentiality of an application can be maintained until an applicant is deemed a finalist in the search.


Questions may be addressed to:
UW Colleges Department of Business-Economics, Professor Hamid Milani,, (715) 261-6273.

UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion. We define Inclusive Excellence as "the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success." We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.

A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates.

Employment is contingent on establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.


Applicants are required to apply online. UW Colleges will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents at the time of application. Required application materials: a letter of interest, current vita, unofficial transcripts, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information (e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address) of at least three references. Student evaluations of teaching may also be submitted if available. ABD candidates should also provide evidence of the advanced status of their dissertation.
The University of Wisconsin Colleges is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
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