Job Details

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Position Number: 3664775
  • Location: Pembroke, NC
  • Position Type: Business - Business Law

Assistant Professor of Business Law - 2719

Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Accounting and Finance
Working Title: Assistant Professor of Business Law - 2719
Vacancy Type: Tenure Track Faculty

Min T/E Requirements:
An LLM or other appropriate degree is required, and a CPA strongly preferred. Proven and documented success in undergraduate and graduate teaching is highly desirable. Senior candidates should demonstrate a strong record of scholarly activities as documented by recently published articles in peer reviewed journals.

FTE: 1
Salary Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Hiring Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Position #: 2719
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months per Year: 9
Work Schedule:
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Primary Purpose of Organization Unit:

Primary Purpose of Position:
The Department of Accounting and Finance in the School of Business at University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) anticipates hiring a full time, tenure-track assistant professor of business law to begin in fall 2022.

Teaching, research, and service. In particular, teaching of undergraduate and graduate business law courses.

Job Description:
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging--a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Business Law. This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic candidate eager to be a member of a dynamic business school with collegial faculty. Teaching load is three classes per semester. Summer teaching is available as well as summer research grants.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

If you like to work in a collegial environment where you can be rewarded for classroom excellence and supported for scholarship, and where your contribution and involvement matters from the first day of your employment, you will enjoy working at UNC Pembroke's School of Business.
An earned JD (Juris Doctor) degree is required. Applicants with a JD and experience in business law will receive the highest priority. J.D. holders with professional experience will be seriously considered.

Demonstrated evidence of teaching effectiveness, excellent communication skills, a commitment to scholarly research, proficiency with internet-based technologies, and the ability to utilize online pedagogies to enhance classroom learning is required.

Proven and documented success in undergraduate and graduate teaching is highly desirable.Teaching areas include Business Law & Ethics, International Business Law, Commercial Law, and Legal Issues for Managers (relevant to the accounting field).
A record of scholarly activities as documented by recently published articles in peer reviewed journals is preferred. Engage in appropriate research and publication to maintain scholarly currency and AACSB scholarly academic (SA) designation in assigned teaching areas of law

Teaching assignments may be during the daytime or evenings, and may include off-campus locations and online delivery.

Successful candidate is required to 1- Teach undergraduate/graduate, face-to-face / online business law classes; teaching needs include business law and ethics, commercial law, international business law, and legal issues for managers. 2- Maintain scholarly academic (SA) AACSB status as set by UNCP School of Business; scholarly active and publish in discipline peer-reviewed journals. 3- Engage in services at departmental, school, university, professional, and community levels.

Management Preference:

Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation:

Job Opening Date: 08/17/2022
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Posting Category: Faculty
Posting Number: EPA00624

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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