Assistant/Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Energy
Texas Christian University
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Internal Number: 497735
Application Deadline Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Position Details This full-time faculty position is on-campus and in-person.
The Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Energy, depending on qualifications. The individual in this position will provide leadership in the development and growth of the Neeley School's energy-related curriculum and programs. This position is open to candidates with expertise at the intersection of business and energy; we are open to candidates from any business discipline and varied energy perspectives, including but not limited to energy finance, economics, energy management, and energy policy. This position will be a professional practice appointment as described below. The position will be available as early as August 2022.
Department Details The position requires a PhD, DBA, or equivalent doctorate in a business, energy, or relevant higher education discipline. The successful applicant will become a faculty member within one of the six departments within the Neeley School (Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, Marketing, and Management and Leadership). Candidates for this position should have a strong record of accomplishment as a teacher, with significant experience as a leader within the professional energy industry a plus. Candidates should be capable of teaching graduate level courses at the intersection of business and energy, as well as graduate and undergraduate courses in their home discipline/department. Candidates will also serve as the faculty academic advisor for the Energy Minor and Energy MBA students. Experience with graduate education and executive education in energy will be desirable. This position is not tenure-track and carries no significant research expectations; however, research and grant-seeking experience in the business of energy are a plus.
School/College Description The TCU Neeley School of Business is comprised of six academic departments including Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, Management and Leadership, and Marketing. The TCU Neeley School of Business has an annual enrollment of 2,821 (2019-2020) undergraduate and graduate students, 215 employees and 24,595 alumni. The Neeley School is proud to be fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) for our undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition, our Accounting department is among an elite number (less than 200) accredited by AACSB.
TCU Neeley been nationally ranked in several outlets, including 31st by Poets and Quants in their recent rankings of Best Undergraduate Business Programs. Careers and Employment Opportunities was ranked at #10 in the U.S. and #1 in Texas by Poets & Quants. TCU Neeley was ranked 15th in undergraduate Entrepreneurial Studies in 2020 according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The MBA program has been ranked 45th in the U.S. by The Economist, and 1st for MBA Faculty Quality. The undergraduate supply chain program was ranked 14th in North America and the graduate supply chain program was ranked 16th in North America by Gartner. The Executive MBA program was ranked 18th in the world, 8th in the U.S. and 1st in Texas by The Economist. TCU’s accounting graduates regularly achieve the #1 CPA exam pass rate in Texas. The accounting program was ranked 20th in the U.S. for undergraduate programs and 21st among graduate programs of its size by the Public Accounting Report.
University & Fort Worth Description ABOUT TCU
Founded in 1873, Texas Christian University sits on 299 acres nestled in a primarily residential part of Fort Worth, just minutes away from downtown. The University includes eight schools and colleges, in addition to the John V. Roach Honors College and the new TCU School of Medicine in Fort Worth.
Currently, TCU enrolls 9,474 undergraduates and 1,490 graduate students. Twenty-six percent of students self-identify as a member of a minority group, 5 percent are international students, and 42 percent are from out-of-state. Our students are supported by more than 2,200 faculty and staff. The University has more than 700 full-time faculty members, 87 percent of whom hold a terminal degree. For nine consecutive years, TCU has been selected as one of the Great Colleges to Work For®.
At TCU, diversity, equity and inclusion are an educational imperative that is tied directly to our University mission and vision. For the second consecutive year, TCU has earned the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, which highlights our ongoing commitment to build a comprehensive DEI strategy that aligns with our core values and to create a campus culture where everyone is respected and feels included. Among TCU’s actions this year was approving a resolution to adopt DEI into its core curriculum.
ABOUT FORT WORTH
Like TCU, Fort Worth has the approachable, friendly charm of a smaller town, but offers the amenities, cultural activities, diversity and unique personality of a much larger city. Fort Worth, Texas, is the 13th largest city in the United States with an ever-growing population nearing 1 million. Fort Worth is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States, and the number 1 tourist destination in Texas. In 2018, bizjournals.com ranked Fort Worth the 7th most affordable city to live and work in the United States and U.S. News and World Report named Fort Worth one of the Best Places to Live. Fort Worth, Dallas and Arlington all rank among the top 25 most diverse cities in the country.
Fort Worth is known for its vast array of cultural, educational and entertainment opportunities. The city boasts three world class art museums—the Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The Bass Performance Hall is one of the premier performance venues in the country. Concerts, film festivals and other events are held regularly at Sundance Square, Panther Island and Near Southside venues.
Required Application Materials & Application Instructions Applications must include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Applications must be submitted electronically through the TCU HR system at jobs.tcu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Further information about responsibilities of this position are available from the search chair, Dr. Ann Bluntzer, Executive Director of the Ralph Lowe Energy Institute ([email protected] ).
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