The Integrated Business (IB) department at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks to fill a lecturer position. The teaching assignment will focus on the program's newly developed and required Business Climate Analysis course, which covers strategic analysis of the impact of changes in macro-environmental factors on businesses using the PESTEL framework. This course will include a heavy emphasis on individual writing that incorporates visual display of information. The teaching assignment may include other courses in the undergraduate IB program and the IB track of the Master of Science in Management (MSM) program.
This is a nine-month, non-tenure earning position anticipated to start August 8, 2019 (fall semester). The normal teaching load is four classes each fall semester and four classes each spring semester. While the primary assignment is at the UCF main campus, the selected candidate will be required to teach at two or more campuses each semester. Campus assignments could include the main (Orlando), Valencia West, Valencia East, and Osceola campuses.
The IB program employs a lead faculty member structure in which the content and structure of each course is developed and maintained by the lead. Lecturers are expected to focus on high quality course delivery and substantive student engagement. Lecturers also provide input on development of common assignment and assessments and changes in course content and structure. The IB program has adopted a flipped classroom approach in which face-to-face class time is used to actively engage students with course material and develop in them a range of soft skills.
Information about the UCF College of Business Administration and the Integrated Business (IB) degree program can be found at http://business.ucf.edu/departments-schools/integrated-business-program/. Candidates are strongly encouraged to learn more about the IB program before applying.
Position Minimum Qualifications
A doctoral (terminal) degree from an accredited institution in a discipline closely related to strategic management, business strategy, business analysis, business communications, sociology with an organizational/technological emphasis, or organizational psychology.
One year of full-time experience as a college instructor or the equivalent in part-time experience.
Candidates should clearly describe how their qualifications meet or exceed these minimums in their cover letter and c.v.
A demonstrated history of high quality teaching outcomes with regard to course delivery, student learning, grading discipline, and student perception.
More than one year of teaching experience.
Graduate teaching experience.
Consulting experience in strategic management or business strategy across multiple industries.
A record of academic or professional publication related to the impact of a change in the business climate on firms.
Professional certification in an area related to business strategy, business analysis, business communications, or organizational psychology.
Academic credentials and/or professional experience sufficient to qualify the candidate to teach other required classes in the Integrated Business program or the IB track of the MSM program.
The selected candidate will be required to teach at two or more campuses each semester. Campus assignments could include the main (Orlando) campus, Valencia West, Valencia East, and Osceola.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.
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