Assistant Professor of Business

Assistant Professor of Business


Nebraska Wesleyan University is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business beginning in August of 2024. Final rank will be determined by the provost upon hire. Nebraska Wesleyan is a liberal arts institution with approximately 1,600 students and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

NWU offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits plan including Health, Vision, Dental, Life, Disability, Retirement, paid Sabbatical leave, and 100% undergraduate tuition discount for tax dependents after one year of service.


Faculty responsibilities include teaching twelve credit hours per term, fall and spring semesters, including day/evening, undergraduate/graduate, in-person/online, and traditional/accelerated classes.  Additional responsibilities include: assisting students with career development as an academic adviser; serving on Departmental and University committees; and participating in curriculum development.  Faculty members are expected to commit to continued professional development and service in support of the mission and values of a liberal arts-centered education.

  • A doctorate degree, or MBA plus 18 completed credit hours towards a doctoral degree in a related field is required
  • Expertise and/or relevant work experience in human resource management, business management, entrepreneurship, and business strategy are strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with Canvas course technology or similar LMS software is a plus 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and innovative teaching skills are required 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with faculty and students is essential
  • Strong commitment to student-centered active learning and student engagement activities
  • Appreciation for a liberal arts tradition
Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s mission and we embrace it as a source of strength.  Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials. 

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE.

How to Apply

To apply, please send letter of application addressing qualifications, diversity statement, current curriculum vitae, the names of three professional references and unofficial transcripts to the following URL: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.