Academic Affairs

Open Faculty Positions

Drury University, a private, mid-sized liberal arts university founded in 1873, is located in Springfield, Missouri with 1,600 traditional undergraduates, 140 full-time faculty, and a growing number of master’s programs. The 80-acre campus is centered in Springfield’s largest historic district. Springfield is a vibrant community with a diverse and growing economy with amenities including easy access to outdoor lakes, golf, trails and other recreation, a lively downtown, an active arts community and college and professional sports.

Drury is an independent university grounded in the liberal arts tradition, and committed to personalized education in a community of scholars who value the arts of teaching and learning. Education at Drury seeks to foster the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge while liberating persons to participate responsibly in and contribute to a global community. Drury is a member of the New American Colleges and Universities, a national consortium of 20 selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement.


Visiting Position in Management

Full-time, one-year visiting Assistant Professor beginning Fall, 2015. This position requires teaching management and business courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, including online coursework. We are seeking applicants who:

  • have an earned doctorate in management or closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered.
  • place a primary interest in teaching and show a commitment as well as a proven record of teaching excellence.
  • show past research excellence or demonstrate potential to generate peer-reviewed publications based on recent research activities.

Preference will be given to candidates with industry experience and/or knowledge of organizational behavior.

The Breech School of Business Administration is AACSB accredited and dedicated to providing academic preparation consistent with the highest professional standards within the liberal arts tradition of Drury University. The Breech School is a collegial department that encourages a collaborative culture among faculty. Undergraduate majors in five subject areas provide students the opportunity to learn and grow while gaining a deepening understanding of the role of business and economics in our society. The MBA program at Drury University is a high quality program committed to preparing ethical leaders for the global business community. The programs emphasize the development of effective leaders capable of analyzing values, thinking critically, communicating effectively, making sound decisions, integrating theoretical and practical knowledge, exercising personal and social responsibility, appreciating the value of lifelong learning and understanding business and its many positive contributions to a global society.

Position remains open until filled; pending final budgetary approval. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2015. To apply, email Dr. Charles Pettijohn at cpettijohn002@drury.edu and attach in one file (PDF or Word) the following: letter of interest, a complete current curriculum vitae including evidence of teaching quality, and contact information (name, address, telephone number) of at least three references.


Visiting Position in Management Information Systems 

Full-time, one-year visiting Assistant Professor beginning Fall, 2015. This position requires teaching management information systems and business courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, including online coursework. We are seeking applicants who:

  • have an earned doctorate in management information systems or closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered.
  • place a primary interest in teaching and show a commitment as well as a proven record of teaching excellence.
  • show past research excellence or demonstrate potential to generate peer-reviewed publications based on recent research activities.

Preference will be given to candidates with industry experience and/or knowledge of management information systems.

The Breech School of Business Administration is AACSB accredited and dedicated to providing academic preparation consistent with the highest professional standards within the liberal arts tradition of Drury University. The Breech School is a collegial department that encourages a collaborative culture among faculty. Undergraduate majors in five subject areas provide students the opportunity to learn and grow while gaining a deepening understanding of the role of business and economics in our society. The MBA program at Drury University is a high quality program committed to preparing ethical leaders for the global business community. The programs emphasize the development of effective leaders capable of analyzing values, thinking critically, communicating effectively, making sound decisions, integrating theoretical and practical knowledge, exercising personal and social responsibility, appreciating the value of lifelong learning and understanding business and its many positive contributions to a global society.

Position remains open until filled; pending final budgetary approval. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2015. To apply, email Dr. Charles Pettijohn at cpettijohn002@drury.edu and attach in one file (PDF or Word) the following: letter of interest, a complete current curriculum vitae including evidence of teaching quality, and contact information (name, address, telephone number) of at least three references.


DRURY UNIVERSITY NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
Approved by Board of Trustees 5-16-14

Drury University is an open and welcoming community from a rich variety of cultures, races and socio-economic backgrounds.  The mission and goals of the university dedicate the institution to being a community which “affirms the quality and worth of all peoples” and appreciates the “diversity of human culture, language, history and experience.”

Drury University does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or veteran status in its programs and activities.  The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding Drury’s non-discrimination policies:

Coordinator - Non-Discrimination / Harassment & Title IX
Director of Human Resources
Drury University
900 North Benton Avenue
Burnham Hall – Room 107
Springfield, MO  65802
417-873-7854
ssiebert@drury.edu

Deputy Coordinator - Non-Discrimination / Harassment & Title IX
V.P. for Academic Affairs / Dean of the College
Drury University
900 North Benton Avenue
Burnham Hall – Room 200
Springfield, MO  65802
417-873-7391
ctaylor@drury.edu

Deputy Coordinator - Non-Discrimination/Harassment & Title IX
V.P. for Student Affairs / Dean of Students
Drury University
900 North Benton Avenue
Findlay Student Center – Room 201
Springfield, MO  65802
417-873-7215
tjulian@drury.edu

Deputy Coordinator – Title IX
Associate Athletic Director
Drury University
900 North Benton Avenue
O’Reilly Family Event Center – Room 111
417-873-7363
bcowherd@drury.edu

Drury’s policies related to non-discrimination and their locations are as follows:

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