Doane University
  • Lincoln, NE, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Faculty

Doane University is a mission-driven institution offering work/life balance and a competitive benefits package. Doane is an inspired and unique community committed to the liberal arts. We empower and encourage students, faculty, and staff to seize opportunities, take healthy well-calculated risks, and achieve excellence as they define it.

The College of Business at Doane University invites applications for a nine-month Visiting Assistant Professor of Leadership position to begin in the fall of 2023. This position would be a one year appointment, with the potential to offer a tenure track position the following year. A Ph.D. or Master's degree in Leadership or a related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and professional leadership experience.

The annual course load for this position is seven courses. Classes will be at the undergraduate level with the potential for additional courses at the graduate level. These courses will include Leadership in Practice and Theory and Ethics in a Business Environment. Class modalities will include in-person, online, and distance learning. Additional responsibilities include service to the Leadership Department and engagement in professional activities. Scholarship is expected of faculty who hold a terminal degree. Faculty who are not engaged in a scholarship project teach one additional course for eight total classes during the year.

The mission of the College of Business is: achieving excellence through knowledge, experience, and the liberal arts. Our values are: community, integrity, stewardship, impact, growth and agility. We encourage active and experiential learning and support faculty who try new pedagogical approaches that enhance the student experience. We seek collaborative, innovative faculty who recognize and address unique needs of our different student populations.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in an active learning and teaching environment, value interdisciplinary studies, are committed to equity in teaching a diverse population of students, including students with different perspectives, and are responsive to student needs.

Apply at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, contact information for three references, and PDFs of transcripts of all graduate work. Official transcript of degree or degree in progress will be required as a condition for employment. Review of applications will begin immediately. For further inquiries on the position, please email

Doane University, a nationally recognized liberal arts and science university in Nebraska, actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the University. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society and are committed to advancing diversity, inclusion, and belonging. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Doane is unable to sponsor applicants for work visas.

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