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Adjunct Instructor for Global Business Course
Undergraduate Business Administration Program


The Undergraduate Business Administration course 70-100 Global Business is seeking an adjunct instructor for the spring 2023 term.

The course is for non-Tepper Business Administration first- and second- year students and provides a comprehensive overview of business, including how enterprises determine goals, strategies and operational tactics in competitive markets and the increasingly global environment. It covers different types of businesses - entrepreneurial and corporate, industries, markets, and economies. Students learn about the role of business in society, the various functional areas that make business work, and how companies develop plans and processes to achieve their goals for customers, shareholders, and employees. The course has special emphasis on providing a broad overview of business to augment students' primary major for their professional development.

Teaching skills should include using assigned readings, case study analyses, group discussions, written assignments, oral presentations, and project/teams work.

Learn more about the Undergraduate Business Curriculum and current course offerings here:

Spring 2023 Schedule:

70-100 Global Business
Time  |  Section A: Tues/Thurs from 11:00a- 12:20pm; Section B: Tues/Thurs from 12:30 - 1:50pm
Location  |  Tepper School of Business, 4765 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Hours  |  To be set by instructor


Qualified candidates will have previous teaching and work experience related to the core areas of business, including  finance, accounting,operations, economics, entrepreneurship,  organizational behavior and business management. 

We are open to applicants from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds,with preference for applicants who have already earned a master’s degree in their discipline, and are open to considering students currently in doctoral programs that have teaching experience. We encourage applications from people who identify as members of communities that are historically underrepresented in the academy.

Review of applications is ongoing and qualified applicants will be kept on file to contact dependent on current and future needs.

Application Instructions:

Submit Cover Letter and CV via Interfolio (

Adjunct Professor of Business Communication

Academic Year 2023-2024

Starting date: Fall of Academic Year 2023-2024

Primary responsibilities: Teaching in Tepper School of Business’s Undergraduate programs in Business and Economics at Carnegie Mellon University. Adjunct instructors deliver classes based on the existing syllabi, communicate and meet with students, grade assignments, supervise teaching assistants, and perform other teaching-related duties as needed. 

Classes taught may include Business Communications and Business Presentations (see course catalog descriptions below). 

  • Business Communications: Business Communications develops and sharpens your written, oral, and interpersonal communication, introducing you to common forms of professional writing and speaking in specific business situations. The course explores crucial rhetorical issues that impact your ability to communicate and achieve your objectives as a business leader.
  • Business Presentations: In this course, students prepare, present, discuss, and critique different oral presentations currently practiced in business. Topics include developing verbal and physical presence; planning presentations based on audience needs and expectations; projecting personal credibility and professionalism. Assignments and cases will vary from term to term and may include talks such as pitches, team-driven strategic plans, rallying speeches, mock interviews, and other presentations that prepare students to succeed as oral communicators in the business world.

Each class meets in person twice a week for 80 minutes and involves weekly grading. 


  • Recent, independent, college-level teaching experience in a relevant field 
  • Ph.D. in a relevant field preferred. Master’s degree in a relevant field considered. 
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to foster an environment of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, both inside and outside the classroom
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with faculty and staff
  • Candidates who have taught business communications and/or have additional business experience are preferred.

Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching, and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways. 


The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon consistently ranks among the top business schools in the world at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. All Tepper School programs emphasize communication, leadership, innovation, global focus, quantitative decision making, and analytical approaches to problem solving for which the Tepper School is renowned. Faculty enrich the diverse and relatively small university community that prides itself on the open exchange of ideas, where discovery, creativity, and personal and professional development can flourish. For more information about programs at the Tepper School of Business, please go to For more information about Carnegie Mellon University, please go to

Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, the following materials must be submitted via Interfolio (  by March 24, 2023. 

  1. Cover letter 
  2. Current curriculum vitae with dates and brief descriptions for all relevant teaching and business experience
  3. Availability for teaching in the 2023-24 academic year (semesters and number of classes)
  4. Names, contact information, and professional relationship for three references 
  5. Candidates who advance may be asked to submit additional documents, including an official transcript from institution of highest degree and recent course evaluations.

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Rosanne Christy, Faculty Search Coordinator for Business Communications at or 412-268-1350.

Qualified applicants will be kept on file to contact dependent on current and future needs.

Teaching Track Position in Strategic Management

Position Description

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University invites applicants for a teaching-track position in Strategic Management to begin in fall 2023. The teaching track at Carnegie Mellon is a full-time faculty position subject to a tri-annual review and promotion process, and has assistant professor, associate professor, and professor ranks.  All levels will be considered for this position, but we particularly seek applicants at the assistant or associate professor level.  While teaching track faculty can pursue research activities, they are neither required nor expected to do so; their evaluation is based on teaching, educational, and service contributions.

Applicants should have a graduate degree related to business management, preferably an MBA or a PhD in a discipline related to Strategic Management (including Strategy, Management, Sociology, or Economics), and multiple years of teaching experience in a university classroom. Alternatively, teaching experience within consulting engagements will also be considered. The ideal candidate has the ability to discuss strategic management across a variety of industries and business problems that face managers in today’s business environment. Teaching assignments may span all our educational programs including the MBA, MS (e.g., Master of Science in Business Analytics or Product Management), and Undergraduate Business programs. Courses will involve lecture-style courses as well as simulation-based instruction. Experience with simulation-based instruction is essential. Candidates must demonstrate a potential for and commitment to teaching excellence.


The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon consistently ranks among the top business schools in the world at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.  The school has a rich history of organizational and strategic decision making and analytical approaches to problem solving. The school, home to the Carnegie School in strategic management, is renowned for its research and educational contributions in areas related to Organizations and Strategic Management.  The educational mission of the school combines analytics with business, technology, and leadership.  We believe that the Intelligent Future is powered by data and reimagined by humans.  For more information about programs at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon, please go  For more information about Carnegie Mellon University, please go to

Application Process

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (including previous teaching evaluations if available), diversity statement, up to three publications or working papers (optional), and three recommendation letters via Interfolio (     To ensure full consideration, complete applications, all supporting materials, and reference letters should be received no later than March 31, 2023.

David T. and Lindsay J. Morgenthaler
Professorship in Entrepreneurship 

Applications are invited for the David T. and Lindsay J. Morgenthaler Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Tepper School of Business of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) commencing September 1, 2023. 

The Morgenthaler chair was established to deepen and enrich the research, teaching and practice of entrepreneurship at the Tepper School. Pittsburgh is home to a vibrant entrepreneurship community well-connected with CMU. The University-wide Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship, established by a $30 million gift from CMU alum Jim Swartz, founder of Accel, is housed in the Tepper Quadrangle with the Tepper School.

The holder will be expected to demonstrate a major role in scholarship in areas overlapping with entrepreneurship, and have experience with the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Applicants at Tenured Associate or Full Professor level will be considered. The holder is expected to play a leading role in furthering the development of entrepreneurship at Tepper and CMU.

Candidates that are cross disciplinary are particularly encouraged to apply. The search committee comprises of Brandy Aven (Organizational Theory, Strategy and Entrepreneurship), Peter Boatwright (Marketing), Dave Mawhinney (Entrepreneurship), Chester Spatt (Finance) and Sridhar Tayur (Operations Management, committee chair).

The Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University have a strong culture of collaboration across disciplines which provides unique opportunities where highly innovative and interdisciplinary work is encouraged. The Tepper School is committed to building a diverse community of faculty and welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to inclusive and academic excellence.

Applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and recent publications or research papers. Please submit your application via Interfolio ( Applications will be accepted beyond February 1, 2023 until the position is filled.

If you have any questions, please contact Rosanne Christy, Search Coordinator,