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Assistant Professor in Management

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Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Management
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The Department of Management at UMass Boston invites applications for an Assistant Professorship, beginning September 1, 2019. Preference will be given to candidates with at least several years of post-doctoral experience and a significant publication record. Appropriate candidates will hold an earned PhD/DBA in Management or closely-related discipline and will be expected to teach in-person or online core and elective courses at graduate and undergraduate levels.

Candidates from a variety of backgrounds are welcome to apply, but should possess research and teaching interests at the intersection of business and society. Topical areas of interest might include, for example, identity, leadership, social entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, ethics and sustainability, diversity, equality, globalization, the changing nature of work. The position will support the PhD track in Organizations and Social Change, which provides a distinctive critical approach to management and organization studies.

The Department is part of the AACSB-accredited College of Management, which offers bachelor and graduate degrees, including an online MBA and a flex-MBA. The college has an established Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness  and the Center for Collaborative Leadership. Numerous opportunities for research and collaboration exist with faculty, businesses, institutes, and research centers in the university system and in the greater Boston area. The region is a global hub of innovation and expertise in a number of sectors, including financial services, clean tech, biotech, healthcare, life sciences, education, and software development.

UMass Boston is a Carnegie-classified research-high university with outstanding research programs in a number of fields. Located on Boston harbor in one of the most intellectually rich and innovative cities in the United States, UMass Boston is recognized nationally as a model of excellence for urban universities. Its ten colleges enroll nearly 17,000 students and employ more than 800 full-time and part-time faculty, who provide over 200 academic programs leading to baccalaureate, certificates, master's and doctoral degrees.

Application instructions:

Please apply online with a current curriculum vitae, a statement of interest, sample publications, and contact information for three letters of recommendation.

Applications will be accepted continuously until the position is filled, but the review of applications will begin on October 15th, 2018.

For more information please contact the Chair of the Management Department Dr. Alessia Contu at or the Chair of the Search Committee Dr. Banu Özkazanç-Pan at



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