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Assistant/Associate Professor

Appalachian State University
Job Location:
Boone, North Carolina
Human Resources
Tenure Status
Tenure Track

Provide Rank: Assistant or Associate

Position Number: 004131

Department: Management - 255300

Minimum Qualifications
  • A Ph.D. in Human Resource Management or a closely related field is required. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by the effective date of the appointment.
  • Candidates must have the potential to be excellent teachers dedicated to student learning, active researchers publishing in refereed journals, and participating members of the university, professional, and local communities.
  • Candidates for Associate Professor must have an established record of excellence in teaching as well as scholarly activity.
Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
  • Although not a requirement, applicants with a supplementary instructional interest in leadership, sustainability, diversity, and/or organizational behavior are encouraged to apply.
License/Certification Required


Description of the Department or Unit

The Department of Management is housed in the Walker College of Business, an AACSB-accredited business school with the largest enrollment in the UNC system (approximately 3,000 students). The college was included in Princeton Review's 2019 edition of Best Business Schools. Further, "The Walker College of Business at Appalachian is committed to advancing sustainable business practices that promote responsible management of economic, social, and natural resources."

The Department of Management offers undergraduate degree programs with majors in Management and Hospitality & Tourism Management; minors in Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, and Sustainable Business; and a Masters program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Instructional duties and responsibilities include three classes per semester.
  • Faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship as well as participate in service activities.
Type of Position: Full Time Position

Appointment Type: 1.0

Number Of Months Per Year: 9

Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a professional position at a university.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Posting Date: 06/14/2022

Open Until Filled: Yes

Evaluation of Applications Begins

Proposed Date of Hire: 07/01/2023

Suggested Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University's Job Board:

* Cover Letter
* Curriculum Vitae
* Evidence of Teaching
* Evidence of Scholarship Effectiveness
* Contact Information for Three References

This position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

Disability Accommodation Information

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Director of Human Resources/EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA/504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness. Learn more at

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

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Jacqui Bergman

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