News and Events

  1. SMIPO takes New York »

    4/11/2018

    SMIPO colleagues journeyed to New York City in late March to participate in an annual financial forum for college students. They also had an opportunity to network with successful Radford University alumni and tour some of the city’s financial landmarks and institutions. 

  2. Radford University to offer MBA courses in Abingdon »

    2/21/2018

    Radford University’s College of Business and Economics is offering two MBA courses in the fall semester at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon.

  3. COBE receives prestigious AACSB accreditation extension  »

    1/31/2018

    The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International has extended the accreditation of Radford University’s College of Business and Economics for its business degree programs.

  4. COBE’s third annual innovation contest offers a blend of apps, products and services »

    1/24/2018

    Radford University’s College of Business in Economics held on Dec. 9 the finale to its popular business innovation competition. There, judges heard final pitches and awarded the collaborative creations of a select group of university students.

  5. Housing insecurity simulation teaches empathy, understanding of needs »

    12/8/2017

    Students enrolled in a College of Business and Economics social entrepreneurship course participated in a housing insecurity simulation designed to introduce them to the issue, gain empathy and better understand the needs of others. 

  6. COBE honors students; inducts 18 into BGS honor society »

    11/29/2017

    Radford University’s College of Business and Economics inducted 18 new student members into Beta Gamma Sigma honor society in a Nov. 14 ceremony at Kyle Hall. 

  7. Alumnus brings energy to BB&T Global Capitalism Lecture Series »

    11/9/2017

    Jamie Webster ’98, a senior director at the Boston Consultant Group Center for Energy Impact delivered the keynote address Nov. 3 at the College of Business and Economics BB&T Global Capitalism Lecture Series Luncheon. 

  8. COBE’s Center for Innovation and Analytics provides skill training for powerful analytics software »

    10/11/2017

    Through the efforts of the Division of Analytics within its Center for Innovation and Analytics, Radford University’s College of Business and Economics is providing students, faculty and staff with access to some of the most powerful analytics software available.

  9. COBE names Gary Schirr MBA director »

    6/27/2017

    Radford University Marketing Associate Professor Gary Schirr has been named Director of Graduate and Special Programs for the university’s College of Business and Economics. 

  10. COBE honors and celebrates its extraordinary students  »

    5/9/2017

    The College of Business and Economics celebrated the remarkable accomplishments of its students with a ceremony April 25 in Kyle Hall.

Open Position

Decision Sciences/Business Analytics

Radford University

Radford, Virginia

The Department of Management invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin August 2016.  The position is subject to final authorization from the University.  Requirements include an earned doctorate from an AACSB accredited college or school of business (those in the final stage of dissertation completion will be considered). Candidates’ primary emphasis should be in the area of Decision Sciences or Quantitative Analysis.  Successful candidates will also have teaching expertise in operations management.  Industry experience is preferred, but not required. A strong interest in both undergraduate and graduate teaching, evidence of research potential, and a capacity to support efforts to enhance the curriculum in analytics is expected.  Rank at the assistant professor level is preferred, but other ranks may be considered.

The College of Business and Economics is accredited by AACSB International at both the undergraduate and graduate level (MBA).  The Department of Management offers the BBA in management and is comprised of 13 full-time faculty members.

Radford University is a public, coeducational, Carnegie Master’s I University with an enrollment of about 10,000 students. The City of Radford is located in southwest Virginia, 10 miles from Blacksburg and Christiansburg.  Other nearby cities include Charlotte, NC (2.5 hour drive), Richmond, VA (3.5 hour drive), and Washington D.C. (4.5 hour drive). The university atmosphere is residential.

Qualified candidates are invited to send a letter of application, vitae, names of three references, and evidence of teaching and scholarly success to:

Dr. Iain J. Clelland, Chair

Department of Management

College of Business & Economics

Box 6954

Radford University

Radford, VA  24142

Email: ijclellan@radford.edu

Letters of recommendation and transcripts will be requested from final candidates only. Application packages will be reviewed beginning September 14, 2015.

All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration.

Radford University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity.  This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.