The Area of Management in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, Professor of Practice (Open rank) to begin in Spring 2025.
The faculty hired will teach human resource management courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels as well as additional areas, such as organizational behavior or other management courses.
In line with TTU’s strategic priorities to engage and empower a diverse student body, enable innovative research and creative activities, and transform lives and communities through outreach and engaged scholarship, applicants should have experience working with diverse student populations at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels within individual or across the areas of teaching, research/creative activity, and service.
A master’s degree in human resource management or closely related field from an accredited institution.
Specific experience in teaching online and face-to-face courses at the master’s level in human resource management or closely related programs.
In addition to the required qualifications, individuals with the following preferred qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply:
A PhD or equivalent in human resource management or closely related field from an accredited university. Experience with People Analytics, Human Resource Information Systems, and other human resource management specialty areas is preferred. Extensive experience with online asynchronous instruction and/or design in human resource management master’s programs and scholarly or practitioner research or extensive practice in human resource management (broadly defined). All candidates shall maintain currency as scholarly academic or practice academic under the AASCB international standards.
Duty Point: TTU Lubbock, main campus and affiliated facilities
Area of Management
The Area currently has 21 faculty members and 11 doctoral students, who publish research in top journals in the field and are award-winning subject-matter experts in diversity, entrepreneurship, family business, human resource management, leadership, organizational behavior, organization theory, and strategic management. The Area takes pride in teaching excellence, and faculty members have been awarded various teaching awards.
Rawls College of Business
The Rawls College of Business is AACSB accredited, and offers BBA degrees with majors in accounting, energy commerce, finance, information technology, management, marketing, and supply chain management. Several MBA programs are offered. First, a Professional MBA hybrid program is offered for students who wish to remain employed full-time; classes are offered one weekend per month in three locations in Texas: Lubbock, Marble Falls, and Rockwall, as well as an online MBA. A third MBA program is specifically designed for students with undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Finally, the College offers a number of Dual Degree MBA programs. We also offer MS degrees ...in accounting, data science, finance, and marketing research & analytics. A Ph.D. in business administration is offered with tracks in accounting, finance, management, management information systems, and marketing. We have 71 tenure track faculty and 59 non-tenure-track faculty. The College has 4,640 undergraduate students and 872 graduate students.
Texas Tech University
Established in 1923, Texas Tech University is a Tier 1 public research university located in Lubbock, Texas. The campus is known for its beautiful Spanish Renaissance architecture, and many new buildings that are LEED certified, demonstrating our campus’ commitment to sustainability. TTU’s record enrollment in 2020 exceeds 40,000. The Carnegie Foundation classifies TTU as having Very High Research Activity. The TTU Red Raiders are charter members of the Big 12 Conference and compete in Division I athletics.
Lubbock and West Texas
The Lubbock metropolitan area is home to more than 300,000 residents and is nicknamed the Hub City due to it being the economic, educational, cultural, and healthcare hub for West Texas. Lubbock boasts a thriving arts scene, fantastic breweries and restaurants, and several award-winning wineries. The newly opened Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences, a state-of-the-art $154 million, 220,000 square feet project has a modern restaurant and hosts Ballet Lubbock, the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, and several Broadway series shows. Lubbock is also home to the College Baseball Hall of Fame. The cost of living is low and Texas has no state income tax. Excellent public and private schools are available, and the climate is highly desirable – winters are short and relatively mild, and summers are sunny with low humidity. Lubbock International Airport is served by American, Southwest, and United airlines and currently offers daily direct flights to and from Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, and Phoenix. #LiveLoveLubbock