Falk Chair in Socially Responsible Business
Chatham University is seeking a faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to serve as its Falk Chair in Socially Responsible Business. This 12-month position reports to the Director of Sustainability Programs in Chatham's nationally recognized Falk School of Sustainability & Environment, with a secondary reporting line to the Director of Business Programs in the School of Arts, Sciences & Business.
The ideal candidate has a compelling vision and significant practical experience in advancing sustainability with a particular focus on the private sector. This endowed chair is the focal point for expanding the Falk School's external relationships with business at a regional and national scale, as well as with other stakeholders focused on the sustainability transition within the private sector. These mutually beneficial partnerships enrich our undergraduate and graduate programs in sustainability through experience-based learning opportunities for students and timely insights from practitioners in the dynamic fields of sustainability.
The selected candidate will:
Recruitment for this position is guided by a search advocate whose role is to foster a diverse and inclusive candidate pool. The search committee will utilize non-biased interviewing and evaluation techniques in the selection process. A review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Chatham University strives to promote multicultural awareness, understanding and competencies within our community. We actively work to build and sustain an engaged, inclusive, diverse, and equitable campus culture, which in turn promotes employee and student satisfaction, retention, and success, both individually and collectively.
Responsibilities & Duties
Renewal and promotion follow Chatham standards for administrative faculty and will focus on cultivation of a professional practice, rather than traditional academic scholarship.
Chatham is committed to developing an inclusive campus community and encourage applications by members of historically underrepresented groups.
Candidate materials should detail how one's professional and teaching background have supported the success of first-generation college students and individuals from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented.
Interested candidates should visit www.chatham.edu/careers and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, applications should include all of the following:
All documents should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application.
Chatham University offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified employees and their dependents.
About Chatham University
Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences, and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a "Best College" by U.S. News & World Report, _and - as the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of '29)-is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by _Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review.