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Chair/Truist Leadership Scholar
Radford University

Date Posted Aug. 26, 2021
Title Chair/Truist Leadership Scholar
University Radford University
Radford, VA, United States
Department Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2022
  • Associate Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • General Management

The Department of Management at Radford University invites applications for the position of Chair/Truist Leadership Scholar beginning August 10, 2022. This is a tenured appointment, subject to budgetary and department personnel committee approval, at the rank of Associate or full Professor, commensurate with qualifications. A specialization in Organizational Behavior and/or Leadership is preferred as is the ability to teach courses in Organizational Behavior, Leadership, or Human Resource Management. The Department Chair is expected to provide administrative leadership to 12 faculty members and staff; nurture relationships across campus and with stakeholders; and seek out and steward resources. The chair should model excellence in teaching; maintain an active program of scholarship; and engage in appropriate college and university- level service. We seek a department chair who is eager to energetically lead the department in the climate of challenges to higher education nationally and in the context of a brand-new general education program (known as REAL). The Chair will also be the Truist Leadership Scholar and will be expected to develop and promote activities and programs consistent with that position. The successful candidate will be a servant leader who has a strong commitment to shared governance.

Required Qualifications: (1) PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in Management or a closely allied area from an AACSB-accredited business school (2) the rank of either Full or Associate Professor; (3) an established record of research and teaching excellence that qualifies them as a scholarly academic; and (4) previous administrative experience or university service that would demonstrate their capacity to carry out the duties of department chair.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in Management or a closely allied area from an AACSB-accredited business school

Only online applications will be accepted.

Candidates should submit the following: 1) a letter of application; 2) a current and complete curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of management philosophy in the Statement of Teaching Philosophy space; 4) a diversity statement in the other space; 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness (which should include recent teaching evaluations and either a teaching philosophy or a narrative about a new class or revisions to an existing class); 6) a research sample; 7) contact information for three references (not the letters themselves) within your application; and 8) copies of unofficial transcripts.

Faculty employment conditions: Must have a criminal background check

  • Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Jerry Kopf
    Radford University
    Radford, VA 24142


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