Why Major in BOS? 

A major in Business, Organizations, and Society is for anyone who seeks a better understanding of our increasingly commercialized world.  It is thus appropriate for those who aspire to careers in management, marketing, accounting, and finance as well as those fascinated by the engagement of business with the larger social, political, cultural, and technological issues of our time. 

Open Positions


POSITION: The Department of Business, Organizations and Society (BOS) at Franklin and Marshall College seeks applications for two (2) one-year visiting positions in the area of  Management starting July 1, 2019. Appointments will be at the Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor ranks, depending on qualifications.  We especially seek faculty interested in teaching in a liberal arts context.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should possess or be very close to completing a doctorate in management, strategy, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, or another closely related area.  We have a particular need for applicants with the ability to teach strategic management. In general, applicants should be qualified to teach courses in at least two of the following disciplines: strategy, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, social issues in management, or another closely related discipline.

JOB RESPONSIBILITY: Franklin & Marshall College is committed to high-quality teaching and research in a liberal arts environment.  The teaching load is 3/2.

THE COLLEGE: Franklin & Marshall College is a small (2,400 undergraduates) highly selective, residential liberal arts college with a fully integrated business program.  The BOS Department (http://www.fandm.edu/business) expects high quality teaching and offers a collegial and supportive environment.

APPLICATION: Applicants must submit a formal letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate school transcripts, teaching evaluations, and a current curriculum vitae via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/58755.  Applicants must arrange for three letters of support to be submitted by recommenders directly to Interfolio.These letters should be from recommenders who can attest to how your teaching fits with out mission. We will begin reviewing applications January 2, 2019 and will only consider complete applications.  For additional information, you may email bosrecruiting@fandm.edu.   

Seth Kopchak, Chair

Department of Business, Organizations, and Society  

Franklin & Marshall College 

P.O. Box 3003 

Lancaster, PA 17604-3003 


For help signing up, accessing your Interfolio account, or submitting your application please find help and support at http://help.interfolio.com/home or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com (mailto:help@interfolio.com) or phone at (877) 997-8807.

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant.  We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive and diverse campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should call (717) 358-3995.


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