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Management/MIS (Public Utility Management) - Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor

Department:  Management/MIS/IB
Rank:  Instructor/Assistant/Associate
Specialization(s):  Public Utility Management
Search # 18-022

Southern Connecticut State University is a comprehensive university located in New Haven, a culturally vibrant environment surrounded by many fine universities with easy access to New York and Boston. SCSU is a flourishing community of approximately 10,000 students, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven near the Westville Village section of the city.  SCSU is a student-centered and intentionally diverse institution, and we regard student success as our highest priority. We seek to instill in all of our students the value of the liberal arts and sciences as a foundation for professional development and life-long learning.

The School of Business has had increasing enrollments, significant external fundraising success and now occupies a new LEED certified building since August 2012.  The School of Business recently adopted the tag line “Change for Good,” and a focus on sustainability, the triple bottom line, student professional development and business community engagement is woven throughout its programs.  The Public Utility Management Concentration is a brand-new program for SCSU that is being offered in cooperation with Gateway Community College and industry leaders of the Connecticut Utility field. The successful candidate will be the primary contact for this program with our various constituencies as well as being responsible for all curricular design. 

Required Education – For Rank of Assistant or Associate Professor:

A research doctorate in management or related field is required, preferably from an AACSB accredited institution. ABD applicants will be considered.  Earned doctorate must be completed within two years of appointment. 


Required Education – For Rank of Instructor:

An earned MBA or Masters in a related field, as well as an earned bachelor’s degree in management or in a related field is required, preferably from an AACSB accredited institution. Additionally, the candidate will possess utilities management experience at a high level within the past 5 years.

Required Qualifications – All Ranks:

Successful candidates must demonstrate their ability to be qualified under our AACSB standards. 

Successful candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels; teaching responsibilities may include evenings and weekends. Scholarly activities, productive service and student advisement are required; engagement with the business community and our community colleges is expected.

All candidates must demonstrate evidence of their ability to teach effectively at the university level to a diverse group of undergraduate students as well as their ability to teach hybrid online/on-ground classes.

Candidates must demonstrate an ability to engage in meaningful scholarship, leading to presentations at professional meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals in their discipline.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate their qualifications and experience in teaching several or more courses in Utilities Management courses.  Preference will be given to candidates with significant experience in new course development.

Application Process:

Please submit letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, and a list of three contacts for recommendations electronically to:  Dr. Richard Bassett, Chair, Department of Management/MIS/IB at

In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by October 16, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.