Warren Wilson College seeks applicants for a faculty position in Sustainable Business. The successful applicant must be able to teach a course on sustainable business practices, seminar courses on green entrepreneurship and business plan development, and other courses in the successful candidate’s area of expertise. Successful candidates will also work collaboratively across departments, especially with the Environmental Studies Department.This is a full-time, continuing faculty position in an extended contract system.

A new Business Department was initiated at WWC in 2019. It is designed with a focus on sustainable business and social entrepreneurship, preparing business leaders who are able to critically assess, develop, and promote a sustainable future. Student interest is high, and we seek candidates who are excited about collaborating with existing faculty to develop an innovative, regionally engaged business program.

Candidates will have demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching, a track record of relevant scholarly activity, and interest and experience in curriculum development in sustainable business.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach 24 credit hours per year (generally three 4-credit courses per semester).
  • Provide academic and career advising to Business students.
  • Mentor business majors in capstone work.
  • Participate in building the new business major.
  • Take a leadership role in developing an innovative, solutions-focused “green entrepreneurship” seminar linking WWC business and Environmental Studies faculty and students with local business leaders and WWC business alumni.
  • Provide service to the college, as well as ongoing professional development and scholarly activity.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of an MBA with a strong interest in an area of business related to sustainability, green business development, or social entrepreneurship.
  • Experience teaching at the undergraduate level.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and scholarship.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MBA or higher degree in sustainable business.
  • Practical experience in business.
  • Past work in diverse or multicultural environments.
  • Commitment to interdisciplinary, experiential and applied learning pedagogies.


Interested candidates should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Cover letter should describe how the position aligns with the candidate’s expertise and interests and explain how the candidate would contribute to Warren Wilson College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Electronic submission is required. Priority will be given to candidates who apply by November 28, 2019.

Warren Wilson College is an independent liberal arts college located on a beautiful 1135-acre campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the edge of Asheville, North Carolina. The college’s experiential education model integrates academics, campus work, and community engagement for a rich, challenging student experience. We seek individuals with a genuine interest in our unique approach to education and a willingness to fully participate in the life of the college.

We desire a diverse faculty and a community that reflects a global outlook. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, marital status, or disability.