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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.
The Management Department in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst is seeking applicants for a senior-level tenure-track position in the area of Strategic Management. The rank is associate/full professor with a start date set for September 2024.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Strategic Management or a related discipline. 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. Candidates must have expertise 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. The selected candidate would further be expected to contribute to the growth of the department and the professional development of early-career faculty.
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, contact information for three (3) professional references, and a diversity statement.
Evaluation of applications will begin October 1, 2023 and will continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications; salary and benefits are competitive.
The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career and degree.