About UMass Amherst
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.
The Management Department of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position in Strategic Management. The rank is at the level of Assistant Professor, with a start date set for September 2023.
Candidates applying for this position should expect to have completed their doctoral degree in Strategic Management (or a closely related field) by August of 2023. Ideal candidates for the position will have an active program of research with a demonstrated ability for high quality scholarly publications. Candidates must have expertise or evident potential in providing quality teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Potential or demonstrated ability to teach in both face-to-face and distance education formats to MBA students with considerable work experience is highly desirable. Initial teaching responsibilities will be focused on developing and delivering innovative instruction in strategic management, entrepreneurship, and/or international management at the undergraduate level.
The Management Department has a thriving undergraduate program and also contributes to a highly reputed MBA program at the Isenberg School. In addition, the department offers a long-standing and high-quality Ph.D. program with separate tracks in Organization Studies and 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, Organization Science, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Studies. For more information about the department and faculty research, please visit: http://www.isenberg.umass.edu/programs/depts/management.
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. In 2022, U.S. News & World Report ranked Isenberg’s undergraduate business program #49 in the nation and #1 in the northeast; our online MBA program #12 in the nation and #1 in the northeast; and our full-time MBA program #53 in the nation and #2 in the northeast.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three (3) professional references, a diversity statement, and a writing sample. The Diversity Statement should identify past experiences and future goals. These contributions may result from lived experiences, scholarship, and/or mentoring, teaching, and outreach activities. As part of a commitment to a community of inclusion, ISOM seeks individuals with the demonstrated ability to foster a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for students. Through diversity and inclusion, we promote the exchange of varying perspectives and the inclusion of different experiences, which prepares our students to lead in an increasingly global market.
Evaluation of applications will begin September 6, 2022 and will continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications; salary and benefits are competitive.
We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.
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.