Oakland University — Assistant Professor of Management (Legal and Ethical Studies)

Department of Management and Marketing
Assistant Professor of Management (Legal and Ethical Studies)

The School of Business Administration at Oakland University is recruiting a faculty member to teach legal environment of business, international business law and business ethics courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels beginning in the 2018 -2019 academic year. This position is a full-time tenure track position. The candidate’s primary teaching will be focused in the area of the legal environment of business for undergraduate and MBA students over fall and winter semesters at Oakland University and branch campuses. Candidates must have no less than three years legal experience; an active research agenda; and a history of scholarly publications. We are particularly interested in individuals who have previous experience teaching law at the university or law-school level; membership and participation as a member of a law school law review; experience as a law clerk at an appellate court or federal district court; and an undergraduate, masters, or doctorate degree from an AACSB-accredited college or university, or other relevant postgraduate degrees. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The School of Business Administration is AACSB-accredited. It has 2,000 undergraduate and 550 master’s students. The school is committed to enhancing its instructional technology and global management efforts. For more information about the School of Business Administration see https://www.oakland.edu/business/.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. http://www.oakland.edu.

Rochester, Michigan is located twenty-five miles north of downtown Detroit in Oakland County. With a population of 75,000 residents and the characteristics of a small town, Rochester provides an excellent family environment. The Detroit metropolitan area has a population of over 3,000,000 residents and offers a wide diversity of cultural, sports and entertainment activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • a J.D. from an ABA-accredited school of law
    First consideration will be given to those who apply by January 15, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should submit: 1) a letter of application; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) transcripts; 4) contact information for three references; 5) Diversity Statement and 6) evidence of teaching effectiveness via the following link: http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/11615. Only complete packages will be considered.

Questions can be directed to:
Prof. Jennifer Cordon Thor, J.D.
Chair, Management Legal and Ethical Studies Search Committee
Associate Professor of Management
304 Elliott Hall
Oakland University, School of Business Administration
275 Varner Dr.
Rochester MI 48309-4485
(248) 370-4091 (W)
Email: thor@oakland.edu

Please feel free to visit our website at https://www.oakland.edu/business/ for additional information on the School of Business Administration.

Oakland University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, is committed to compliance with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It is the policy of Oakland University that there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, disability, creed, sexual orientation, veteran status or other prohibited factors in employment, admissions, educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to Oakland University, Director of the Office of University Diversity and Compliance, 203 Wilson Hall, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401