George Fox University - Faculty
  • 20-Dec-2017 to 01-Mar-2018 (PST)
  • College of Business
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; tuition remission.

George Fox University announces a one-year visiting faculty position in Management, to begin in August 2018. The successful candidate should be capable of teaching both undergraduate and graduate general management courses, and have one or more areas of specific expertise.   

The College of Business is the largest academic unit by enrollment in the university with approximately 335 undergraduate students, 120 MBA students, and 60 DBA students.  Courses for the undergraduate business and economics programs, the full-time MBA program and the DBA program are offered on our main campus in Newberg, Oregon.  Courses for the part-time MBA program are offered at our center in Portland (Tigard), Oregon.  The College's programs are accredited by ACBSP.  

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spirituallyacademically, and professionally to think with clarityact with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • As a Christ centered institution, we seek faculty who are active Christians and have a desire to positively impact students' lives through teaching, advising and fulfilling the GFU "Be Known" promise to students.
  • Applicants should have expertise in and be academically qualified to teach courses in general management.  In addition, preference will be given to candidates with qualifications to support one or more of the following: business information systems, data analytics, operations management, organizational behavior, business ethics, or other specific management disciplines.
  • The teaching load will consist of 24 credits for the academic year, plus additional responsibilities such as advising students and service to the university.
  • Opportunities exist to serve on doctoral dissertation committees.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain a scholarly research agenda.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the work of the College of Business and the university, including academic advising, serving on university committees as needed, and reaching out to the local business community. 


  • An earned doctorate in management or a relevant discipline. Applicants who are no more than one year away from completing their doctorate degree will be also considered.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential, including an ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles to increase student retention and success.  Teaching is delivered in traditional, hybrid and online formats.
  • A record of relevant scholarship is preferred. Practical business experience and ongoing engagement with the business community through consultation, governance or professional associations are preferred.
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statementand affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.

Salary and Rank

Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated, though candidates with significant teaching experience at previous institutions may be considered for appointment at the rank of Visiting Associate Professor.  Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures -  apply only through this website

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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