Chatham University is doing a cluster hire to bring in three new faculty to join two new hires this year whose work relates to Sustainable Business. As a sign of the strategic importance that Chatham has placed on these positions, the University's President, Dr. David Finegold, will be attending this year's Academy of Management meetings to meet with interested individuals. If you would like to schedule a time to meet during the meeting, you can sign up for an interview slot at:
https://calendly.com/presidentfinegold/interview. If you know of academic or sustainability leaders in industry who might be a good fit for any of these roles, please share these opportunities with them.
Chatham UniversityFalk Chair in Socially Responsible Business
Chatham University is seeking a faculty member at any rank to serve as its Falk Chair in Socially Responsible Business. This 12-month position reports to the Director of Sustainability Programs in Chatham's nationally recognized Falk School of Sustainability & Environment, with a secondary reporting line to the Director of Business Programs in the School of Arts, Sciences & Business (SASB).
The ideal candidate has a compelling vision and significant practical experience in advancing sustainability with a particular focus on the private sector. This endowed chair is the focal point for expanding the Falk School's external relationships with business at a regional and national scale, as well as with other stakeholders focused on the sustainability transition within the private sector. These mutually beneficial partnerships enrich our undergraduate and graduate programs in sustainability through experience-based learning opportunities for students and timely insights from practitioners in the dynamic fields of sustainability.
The selected candidate will:
Responsibilities & Duties
Chatham UniversityProgram Director, Sustainability
Chatham University is seeking a Program Director and faculty member with a minimum of three years experience as a professor to oversee its graduate and undergraduate degree programs in sustainability. This position reports to the Dean of Chatham's nationally recognized Falk School of Sustainability & Environment.
The ideal candidate is an innovative educator and leader with both academic and applied experience in sustainability or related field. This individual has served as a professor at the university level at any rank and a practitioner of sustainability, ideally in a private sector professional setting or working closely with companies through their scholarship and/or consulting. This 12-month administrative faculty appointment provides a unique opportunity to accelerate the growth of the Falk School's cutting-edge academic programs.The role is central to the Falk School's mission of generating talented and passionate sustainability leaders to fill the increasing demand for sustainability expertise across corporate, government, nonprofit, and community settings.
Reporting to the Dean, Falk School of Sustainability & Environment, the selected candidate will:
Chatham UniversityAssistant Professor of Business
Chatham University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Business. The ideal candidate is an innovative educator with academic experience in general business content that incorporates sustainable business practices and theories. This 9-month faculty appointment provides a unique opportunity to impact the growing business department and build close ties and participate in joint academic programs with the Falk School for Sustainability.
Recruitment for these positions is guided by a search advocate whose role is to foster a diverse and inclusive candidate pool. The search committee will utilize non-biased interviewing and evaluation techniques in the selection process. A review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. The goal is to have the successful candidates in place by Summer of 2023, but we would welcome individuals who could begin in January 2023.
Chatham University strives to promote multicultural awareness, understanding and competencies within our community. We actively work to build and sustain an engaged, inclusive, diverse, and equitable campus culture, which in turn promotes employee and student satisfaction, retention, and success, both individually and collectively.
Renewal and promotion follow Chatham standards for faculty.
Chatham is committed to developing an inclusive campus community and encourage applications by members of historically underrepresented groups.
Candidate materials should detail how one's professional and teaching background have supported the success of first-generation college students and individuals from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented.
Interested candidates should visit www.chatham.edu/careers and follow the instructions to complete the application process (Note: the new Assistant Professor position is in the process of being posted, so interested applicants who would like to discuss the position should e-mail their materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure full consideration, applications should include all of the following:
All documents should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application.
Chatham University offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified employees and their dependents.
About Chatham University
Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,300 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences, and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a "Best College" by U.S. News & World Report, and-as the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of '29)-is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review, and its nearly 400-acre Eden Hall campus, is the first built from the ground up to be a living-learning model of a more sustainable future.
Chatham's mission is: "to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work...by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community.
Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.
Located in Pittsburgh, PA-one of the country's most livable cities and great college towns-Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world's most sustainable campuses.
Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.