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Assistant Professor, Management

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Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Management
Date opened: Eastern Standard Time
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The Department of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship, to begin September 1, 2020.

Candidates must hold an earned PhD/DBA in Management or a closely-related discipline (ABDs who will be completed by no later than 8/31/20 will be considered). Preference will be given to candidates with post-doctoral experience, and to those showing evidence of a promising publication record. Candidates must have teaching experience, as they will teach in-person and 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 with a focus on urgent social and environmental issues. Topical areas of interest might include, for example, diversity and cross cultural management, leadership, social entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity, technology, ethics, sustainability, inequality, and 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 bachelors, Master’s and Ph.D. degrees, including an online and a flex-MBA. The college has an established Entrepreneurship Center, Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness, and 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 high research activity 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.

Application instructions:

Interested applicants should submit application materials online. Please upload a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter or a statement of interest, a sample of research publications, contact information for three online reference letters, and teaching evaluations if available.

Applications will be accepted continuously until the position is filled, but the review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020.

For information please contact the Chair of the Management Department Alessia Contu at or the Chair of the Search Committee Pacey Foster

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