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Term Faculty Position Announcement: Business & Entertainment Department of Management, Kogod School of Business American University, Washington DC

20 Mar 2023 6:34 PM | Vice President MEIEA (Administrator)

The Management Department at the Kogod School of Business, American University, invites applications and nominations for a full-time term faculty appointment in the Management Department, in the area of business and entertainment, to begin Fall semester 2023. The position is conditional on final authorization. We welcome applications from scholarly and other professional backgrounds in line with the position needs. Ideal candidates will have (1) earned graduate or terminal degree from a nationally accredited institution in Business, Law or a field that relates to an area of the entertainment industry; (2) Have leadership experience in Film, Television, Music or other area of the entertainment industry; (3) Have teaching experience at the University level or demonstrated commitment to mentorship and teaching through guest lectures, conference participation, or other thought leadership; (4) Be dedicated to providing guidance and assistance to students seeking internships and/or jobs in the entertainment industry; and (5) a commitment to collegiality, good citizenship and service to the program. Experience in curriculum development preferred but not required. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of Kogod’s academic reputation. 


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An application must include a cover letter, a current and complete curriculum vitae, copies of teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references (note: references may be contacted if candidates move past the review stage). Candidates shall submit all application materials electronically via interfolio, apply.interfolio.com/121512. Salary and benefits are competitive. 


Essential qualifications include: 

  • Ph.D., MBA, JD, or related graduate or terminal degree in disciplines related to the entertainment industry, copyright or business. 

  • Strong commitment to high-quality pedagogy, including familiarity in teaching content, methods, and instructional technology 

  • Potential for effective teaching at all levels, particularly with undergraduate students   

  • Demonstrated collegiality, good citizenship, and professional background 


Responsibilities include: 

  • High quality undergraduate teaching 

  • Currency in the scholarly basis of teaching areas 

  • Participation in department, school, university, and professional activities 


Requests for information should be directed to: 

MGMT Term Faculty Search Committee 

c/o Kogod Academic Affairs Coordinator 

Kogod School of Business, American University 

4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20016-8044 

(202) 885-1963, ksbrecruit@american.edu 


American University is a private doctoral-granting institution on a beautiful 90-acre campus within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation's capital. Our more than 14,000 students are globally diverse, and the university's mission is carried out by over 900 full-time faculty and nearly 1,700 full-time staff. Ninety-four percent of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field and our adjunct faculty include policy makers, diplomats, journalists, artists, writers, scientists and business leaders. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.  


The Kogod School of Business is a leading accredited business school with a global focus, established in 1955, that offers a top-ranked undergraduate degree, a full-time residential MBA, online MBA, and seven specialized MS degrees. The Management Department's tenure line and term faculty include professors David Bartlett, Hayley Blunden, Meredith Burnett, Mark Clark, Parthiban David, Heather Elms, Anna Fung, Brett Gilbert, Yujin Jeong, Dan Kopman, Tom Kohn, Nandini Lahiri, Stacy Merida, Alexandra Mislin, Tomasz Mroczkowski, Jennifer Oetzel, Jay Pope, Garima Sharma, Robert Sicina, John Simson, Danielle Vogel, and Tommy White, as well as incoming faculty Chen Tang. 


American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) 



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