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Lecturer - Parker College of Business
Georgia Southern University

Date Posted Jan. 23, 2020
Title Lecturer - Parker College of Business
University Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA, United States
Department Department of Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Business - General

Lecturer - Search #67750
Parker College of Business, Department of Management

The Department of Management in the Parker College of Business invites applications and nominations for the position of Lecturer. The home campus for this position will be the Statesboro campus.

Georgia Southern University is a distinctive combination of Southern charm and uncompromising academics. We are a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution serving about 26,500 students through nine colleges on three beautiful oak-lined campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Throughout its degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern cultivates community collaboration, world-class scholarship and hands-on learning opportunities.

Georgia Southern University was founded in 1906 as a school for teaching modern agricultural production techniques and homemaking skills to rural school children. Its Savannah campus was established in 1935 as Armstrong Junior College for local youth who could not afford to attend college away from home. The Liberty Center in Hinesville was established in 1998 to serve the military and their families at nearby Fort Stewart, the largest military base east of the Mississippi. All three locations came together in 2018 when Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University consolidated. The "new" Georgia Southern University preserves a passion for serving its neighbors while preparing students for lifelong service as scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities.

The Parker College of Business seeks to produce career-ready professionals by offering a broad array of high quality undergraduate and select graduate programs within a learning environment characterized by inspired teaching, relevant research, and meaningful service. Within this setting, the Department of Management offers a BBA in Management with concentrations in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Hospitality Management, and Human Resource Management.

Position Description Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Management, the Lecturer position is primarily a teaching appointment, with some limited service expectations. Specific teaching needs include international management and general management/business courses. The ability to contribute to a positive collegial work environment in the department, college, and university is also expected. The position is a 9-month, non-tenured appointment, beginning August 1, 2020, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
  • Earned master's degree (MBA) or higher in business administration, or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in business, completed by August 1, 2019.
  • Faculty must be qualified initially, and continually, according to AACSB guidelines.
  • Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives.
  • Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in business-related field.
  • Graduate degree from an accredited AACSB or EQUIS institution.
  • Teaching experience in international management, general management and/or other closely aligned business fields.
  • Related industry experience.
  • Willingness to teach online and/or on multiple campuses as needed.

Screening of applications will begin on February 24, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred position start date is August 1, 2020. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Steve Charlier, Search Chair, Search #67750
Parker College of Business
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail:

More information about the institution is available through or Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.


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