Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Franklin & Marshall College invites applications

The Department of Business, Organizations, and Society (BOS) at Franklin &
Marshall College invites applications for seven tenure-track faculty positions,
beginning fall semester 2009. Five are in traditional functional areas of business
education, and two are thematic positions open to faculty of any relevant
background. This hiring initiative is part of a multi-year process to extend and
refine the College’s signature undergraduate program. The department will
move into a renovated historic building in fall 2009.

Franklin & Marshall College is a small (approximately 2,000 undergraduates), highly selective, residential liberal arts college with a fully integrated business program. The BOS Department ( expects research, teaching, and service competencies and offers a collegial and supportive environment. BOS includes courses in accounting, business ethics, finance, human resource management, law, marketing, organizational behavior, and strategic management. The teaching load is 3/2 and includes participation in the College’s general education program. We will offer competitive salary and support at Assistant and Associate Professor ranks.

We seek to fill five positions with faculty who can teach in specific functional
areas and to fill two positions with faculty from any relevant background that
supports our core curriculum.

Functionally Specialized Positions
- Accounting
- Finance
- Organization Behavior (two positions)
- Marketing, Management, or Strategy

Thematically Specialized Positions- Sustainability: Organizations and the natural and social environment,
sustainable business practice, social and environmental sustainability relevant to
business and organizations
- International: Globalization, cross-cultural analysis, or related aspects of
international business

Applicants should possess, or be close to completing, a doctorate in
accounting, finance, international marketing, management, marketing,
organizational studies, strategy; a related discipline (e.g., economics,
psychology, or sociology); or other areas with a thematic emphasis related to
our mission. Faculty rank will be assistant or associate professor, depending on

Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a
liberal arts setting. Teaching capacity for traditional functional areas of
management education is required. Capability of teaching our introductory
course is expected, and capability of teaching in multiple areas — including
social science statistics and research methods, analysis of business and society,
corporate citizenship, business social responsibility, ethics, and the legal
environment of business — is desirable.

Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduates;
research oriented towards publication in high quality academic journals; and
participation in department and college governance.

We will begin reviewing applications on July 15 and continue until the positions
are filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates should
send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of
recommendation, teaching and research statements, and teaching evaluation
forms. We will not accept electronic submissions. Be sure to specify the
position(s) for which you are applying. All application materials should be sent

Prof. Jeffrey Nesteruk
Chair, Department of Business, Organizations, and Society
Franklin & Marshall College
P.O. Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604
OFFICE: 717-291-4069 FAX: 717-358-4568

Franklin & Marshall College has a demonstrated commitment to cultural
pluralism. EOE

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