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Associate or Full Professor in Organizational Studies

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Management
Union: MSP
Categories: Faculty

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UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Description:

The Management Department of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking applicants for an advanced Associate or Full Professor in the area of Organizational Behavior, Organization Theory, and/or Human Resource Management to start in September 2020. Candidates with exceptional records may be considered for the Douglas and Diana Berthiaume Endowed Chair in Management, which is a chair reserved for scholars of international renown who maintain an active program of prominent research and a demonstrated track record of institution building.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Management or a related discipline and be an advanced Associate or Full Professor with tenure at their current institution. Applicants should possess the leadership abilities required to help shape the intellectual agenda within the Department of Management, and contribute meaningfully to school-level strategic needs. Within the Management Department, this individual will play a central role in the Organization Studies Ph.D. program by shaping the future direction for the program, as well as teaching and advising doctoral students. This individual is also expected to have the requisite skills to effectively deliver MBA and executive education. The selected candidate would further be expected to contribute to the growth of the department and the professional development of early-career faculty.

Additional Information:

The Isenberg School of Management is AACSB accredited, with nationally recognized undergraduate and MBA programs. In addition to our repertoire of core business disciplines such as Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Operations & Information Management, we offer industry specializations through our Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management, and our Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, which is the #2 ranked program in the world. In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked Isenberg’s undergraduate business program as 26th best among public universities, and the #1 public university in the Northeast. Additionally, Isenberg’s Full-time MBA was ranked as 29st best among public universities, and the Part-time MBA (which includes both our evening and online programs) was 15th best among public universities. In the current Financial Times survey of online MBA programs, Isenberg ranked #1 in the U.S. and #3 in the world. Finally, Ph.D. tracks are offered in each discipline.

In addition to the Ph.D. program in Organization Studies, the Management Department also offers a doctoral program in Strategic Management. The members of the Management faculty are committed to conducting research that furthers state-of-the-art knowledge in their respective areas of expertise. This research has appeared in top-ranked journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Studies. The Management Department also has a thriving undergraduate program and contributes to a highly reputed MBA program at the Isenberg School. For more information about the department and faculty research, please visit:

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Evaluation of applications will begin October 18, 2019 and will continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications; salary and benefits are competitive.


UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University.  To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans.  It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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