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Visiting Assistant Professor in Business Law - John Chambers College of Business & Economics

West Virginia University Research Corporation Human Resources
Morgantown, WV
Closing date
Oct 14, 2021

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The Department of Management in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics (B&E) at West Virginia University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor starting in August 2022. Joining date of January 2022 might also be possible in some cases. The appointment is renewable annually for a period up to two years. This job position is primarily to support business law and related courses in the Chambers College. Salary and benefits are competitive in relation to other business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Salary and benefits are appropriate for experience and qualifications. The position and start date are subject to budget approval.

The primary areas of responsibility are teaching (80%) and service (20%). The teaching load will be four courses each semester. These courses would be across undergraduate and graduate courses (face-to-face, online, or hybrid).

West Virginia University (and The John Chambers College of Business and Economics) is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

To be considered for this position, candidates should have earned a terminal degree in law prior to the position's start date. Candidates must have the background and ability to teach courses relevant to business law at the college level. Preference will be given to those with a record of scholarly activity within the last 5 years (e.g., publications in peer-reviewed journals, conference presentations, editorial board service).

Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applicants must submit the following items electronically: (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) philosophy of teaching statement, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available (e.g., prior teaching evaluations, syllabi, etc.) and (5) contact information for three references. Please submit applications electronically at:

General inquiries may be directed to Dr. Lily Morse, Chair of the Search Committee at


WVU is the State comprehensive Land Grant University with a main campus enrollment of approximately 29,000 and an R1 Carnegie Classification, the highest research activity level for doctoral universities. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing productive careers ( and a range of progressive policies to support work-life integration (

The John Chambers College of Business and Economics was founded in November of 1951 and, in 1954, became fully accredited by the AACSB International. The Chambers College offers undergraduate majors in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, General Business, Global Supply Chain Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Organizational Leadership. At the master's level, the Chambers College offers traditional and online-hybrid MBA programs, as well as disciplinary master's degrees in Accountancy, Business Cyber Security, Business Data Analytics, Economics, Finance, Forensic and Fraud Examination, and Human Resource Management. At the doctoral level, the Chambers College offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing. Additional information about the Chambers College can be found at

Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. Morgantown metro area has a population of about 137,000 residents. Morgantown has been ranked among the most livable small cities in the country. The city lies within the Greater Pittsburgh Region and within a few hours of Washington, DC. Additional details on the area and the university are available at and
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