The Department of Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics at Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor. Candidates at other ranks or professor of practice (non-tenure track) will also be considered. This vital business faculty position would begin either August 2023 or January 2024. The preferred new faculty member would either be an experienced faculty member teaching management and leadership courses or a top management business leader with experience that can be applied in the academic environment and with a commitment to the responsibilities involved with a full-time faculty role. The candidate should have teaching experience, a commitment to the Franciscan University mission, and a vision for how to support excellence and innovation in a business management degree program at a passionately Catholic university.

Franciscan University, founded in 1946 by friars of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Province of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Penance, integrates excellent academic programs with a dynamic faith environment to serve 2,500 students from all 50 states and 17 countries on campus and an additional 1,000 students online. One of only 18 faithfully Catholic universities in the U.S. endorsed by the Cardinal Newman Society, Franciscan University of Steubenville continues to lead the renaissance of Catholic higher education called for in Ex corde Ecclesiae. The mission of the Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics Department is consistent with that of the University at large. The Department is committed to educating students with the skills, knowledge, and values to enable them to bring Christ into the marketplace and into all aspects of the business environment.


Teach primarily mid- and upper-level undergraduate business courses with a focus on management, leadership, teamwork, and communications. The role may also require teaching the occasional introductory level business course and in our MBA program.
Provide oversight and strategic vision to the undergraduate management program
Provide students with a business educational experience that is grounded in real-world best practice and which incorporates the Catholic intellectual tradition.
Support and connect students with business internship opportunities
Collaborate with faculty on program development initiatives
Participate with program accreditation duties
Advise and mentor business students
Engage in university service and scholarly activity as fitting to the department expectations

Doctoral Degree in business management or leadership preferred (tenure track), or
A graduate degree in a business discipline with a track record of significant real-world organizational leadership experience (non-tenure track).
Commitment to the mission of the University
Ability to work in a team
To apply, please submit:

·       a letter of application

·       curriculum vitae

·       evidence of teaching effectiveness, including evaluations if available

·       a statement of teaching philosophy

·       a statement addressing personal and professional fit with the mission of Franciscan

·       three letters of reference

·       official transcripts

All materials must be submitted electronically to Prof. Jeff Rankin, via clibetti@franciscan.edu.  Review of completed applications will begin April, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.  For additional information, see http://www.franciscan.edu/EmploymentListings/.

Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this job email your details to clibetti@franciscan.edu

About Franciscan University of Steubenville

It should be a calling, a vocation. Through pursuing a career with Franciscan University, you’ll have the opportunity to be a part of a visionary organization in service of the Catholic Church, society, and culture.

At Franciscan University you will work for and with the Church, alongside like-minded men and women who share your values and your desire to transform the culture. You’ll be challenged by the work and rewarded by the fruit it bears. You’ll be part of an institution that Francis Cardinal Stafford, former president of the Pontifical Council of the Laity, described as “central to the reform and the renewal of the Catholic Church after the Second Vatican Council.”