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Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Ethics (Tenure Track Position)
SUNY Polytechnic Institute - Utica

  • Jun. 5, 2017
  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Ethics (Tenure Track Position)
  • College of Business Management
  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute - Utica
    Utica, NY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Business Ethics
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SUNY Polytechnic Institute – Utica

Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Ethics (Tenure Track Position)

Reports to: Dean of the College of Business Management

Employment is with the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)

SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) is New York’s globally recognized, high-tech educational ecosystem. As the world’s most advanced, university-driven research enterprise, SUNY Poly boasts more than $43 billion in high-tech investments, over 300 corporate partners, and maintains a statewide footprint.

SUNY Poly is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Description of Duties:
The College of Business Management (CBM) at SUNY Poly is seeking outstanding applicants qualified for a professor of business ethics position. While this tenure-line position is envisioned at the Assistant Professor level, it may be filled at the Associate Professor level depending on the candidate’s research record and other qualifications.

Candidates with demonstrated excellence teaching undergraduate and graduate level business ethics, business and society, and other courses that are both in-class (face-to-face) and distance (online) formats will be given special consideration. Furthermore, the CBM is looking for candidates whose research has the potential to notably and ethically impact society. Areas such as the ethical, organizational, and legal aspects of managerial decision-making and governance, the ethical implications of technological innovation, and other emergent and interdisciplinary business and society areas are favored. Demonstrated ability to raise research funding through grants is also favored. Candidates must show evidence of or potential for publishing in quality business ethics or related journals and have an active research agenda. Industry or government experience related to business ethics is preferred. Lastly, candidates must be willing to flexibility provide a variety of service and leadership through committees and advising to students.

Position Start Date: August 2017 or January 2018

About the College of Business Management
The College of Business Management programs offer students the opportunity to learn about and become leaders in the realms of global business, technology management, accounting, government, and not-for-profit organizations. Our major programs of study include: Master of Business Administration in Technology Management, Master of Science in Accountancy, Bachelor Science in Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration, and Bachelor of Science in Accounting. These programs are AACSB accredited. Our graduate programs are nationally recognized. For example, in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, the Master of Science in Accountancy was ranked 52 in the nation for Best Online Graduate Business Programs (non-MBA), up several points from previous years. The Master of Business Administration Program was ranked 119 in the nation for Best Online MBA Program.

Our curricular and programmatic developments are guided by the strategic principles of experiential learning, innovation, and entrepreneurship. We aim to foster student-centered technological entrepreneurship and innovation by utilizing our resources to provide quality programs related to teaching, scholarship, societal responsibility, leadership, and service.

We have an outstanding faculty whose scholarship is at the leading edge of their disciplines. Our administration and staff are dedicated to ensuring that students take full advantage of not only our school’s resources, but also all that New York State has to offer. Our students come from varied locales and together make our community diverse, dynamic, and impressive. Our region offers employment possibilities and burgeoning industries such as the Nano-tech sector. Our 400 acre site with its bucolic rolling hills and expansive meadow grasslands provides easy access to extensive recreational opportunities in the nearby six million acre Adirondack Park. In addition, both historic Utica and Rome offer diverse urban amenities, vibrant arts, outstanding cuisine, exceptional housing stock, and affordable lifestyles. The local metropolitan statistical area has a population of nearly 300,000. Among Utica’s varied cultural jewels is its world-class mid-century modern art museum designed by renowned Architect, Philip Johnson. We are within moderate travel times to major international destinations such as New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Montreal, and Toronto.

About SUNY Polytechnic Institute
SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) is New York’s globally recognized, high-tech research university, formed from the merger of the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and SUNY Institute of Technology. It serves approximately 3,000 students and is part of the 64 campus system of the State University of New York which has total enrollments of over 440,000. SUNY Poly was recently ranked 18th by U.S. News & World Report in its 2017 list of Best Colleges in the Regional Universities North category. The ranking is SUNY Poly’s strongest showing in the annual report and a dramatic jump from its 2016 ranking of 122. Additionally, SUNY Poly was ranked 3rd in Top Public Regional Universities North and 25th in Top Undergraduate Engineering Programs.

Through its two site campus, SUNY Poly offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the emerging disciplines of nanoscience and nanoengineering, as well as cutting-edge nanobioscience and nanoeconomics programs at its Albany site. The Utica site offers a unique high-tech learning environment, providing academic programs in technology, including engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, and the engineering technologies; professional studies, including business, communication, and nursing; and arts and sciences, with degrees and course offerings in natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences. Thriving athletic, recreational, and cultural programs, events, and activities complement the campus experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified candidates must hold a PhD in business ethics, business and society, or other management-related disciplines. Preference will be given to those with relevant PhDs from AACSB accredited institutions. Candidates must demonstrate the potential for significant teaching ability, active and high quality scholarship, a record of professional development, student advising abilities, as well as other service to the CBM, university, and broader community. Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral, are required. The ability to collaboratively work with others from diverse disciplines is also required.

Applications should include cover letters, full curriculum vitaes, and evaluations as evidence of teaching effectiveness, brief statements describing research achievements and agendas, brief statements describing service contributions and student advising experience, and the names and three (3) letters of reference.

Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, letter of application, teaching statement, research statement, along with The SUNY Polytechnic employment application to

Closing date for receipt of applications: until position is filled

SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, SUNY Polytechnic Institute will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identification, genetic information, familial status, marital status, pregnancy, status as a domestic violence victim, criminal conviction, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law.. Please feel free to review your equal employment opportunities protections and laws pertaining to these protections at

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Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at SUNY Polytechnic Institute. Inquiries may also be directed to the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500; Tel. (646) 428-3800; Email

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