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Tenure-Track Position in the Economics and Business Department- Management

Berea College
Job Location:
Berea, 40404

Berea College announces a full time, tenure-track position in the Economics and Business Department, beginning August 2025. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate management courses. Required courses include: Management, Strategic Management, Human Resources Management, and Production and Operations Management. Other teaching or research interests will be considered. There will also be opportunities to teach in the College’s General Studies program, to develop and teach interdisciplinary courses or to offer additional management courses as needed. We seek a colleague committed to excellence in teaching and research and who, in an undergraduate liberal arts environment, will find ways to grow professionally, and enjoy interacting with students on a one-on-one basis. Additional responsibilities include academic advising; teaching assistant mentoring; assisting the department with curriculum development, assessment, and other activities; and participating in college wide activities. The teaching load is six courses per year. Preference will be given to applicants holding a Ph.D. or DBA in Management and who have undergraduate teaching experience, but an MBA combined with relevant applied professional experience, or a Ph.D. candidate at the dissertation stage would also be considered. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with education, experience, and scholarship record.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at this stage), a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to Additional materials may be requested later. Review of candidates will begin in August and will continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1855, Berea College is nationally recognized as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South. Berea has a longstanding commitment to interracial education and is one of the most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States. With an emphasis on service to Appalachia and beyond, Berea enrolls more than 1,500 students from 46 states and U.S. terrritories and more than 70 countries. Berea College admits students who are unable to afford tuition and provides all of them with a no-tuition promise, valued at more than $204,000. Berea’s students excel in the College’s supportive yet demanding academic environment, and most are the first in their families to attend college. As one of only nine federally recognized Work Colleges, all Berea students are expected to work 10-12 hours weekly in various positions across campus. Berea College is listed #20 in overall ranking in the U.S. by the Wall Street Journal/College Pulse college rankings, 2023. The Washington Monthly ranks Berea College #2 Best Liberal Arts College and #1 in Social Mobility, 2023. Money Magazine ranks Berea #20 Best Overall College and #10 for Best in the South, 2023. Berea College is also the only institution in Kentucky to receive the 5-Star Rating from Money Magazine, 2023.

Located where the Bluegrass Region meets the Cumberland Mountains, the town of Berea (pop. 16,000) lies forty miles south of Lexington and is approximately two hours from Cincinnati, Louisville, and Knoxville. More information about Berea College is available at

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