Assistant/Associate Professor

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tennessee, United States
Competitive Salary
Sep 09, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tenure-Track OB Faculty Position, Department of Management & Entrepreneurship

The University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business invites applications for a tenure-track Organizational  Behavior  position  in  the  Department  of  Management  &  Entrepreneurship.  The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the Department, as well as to the diversity and intercultural goals of  the  University.  The  effective  date  of  employment  is  August  1,  2021,  or  when filled. Compensation will be competitive for this position.

Required:  Candidates  must  hold  a  Ph.D.  from  an  accredited  institution  with  a  foundation  and interest in Organizational Behavior or a closely-related discipline. The Ph.D. must be earned by August  1,  2021.  Candidates  must  demonstrate  evidence  of  quality  scholarship  and teaching effectiveness in Organizational Behavior.

Our preferred candidates will possess:
•    An emerging or ongoing program of substantive research in premier refereed journals.
•    A strong background in research methods.
•    A desire to work with doctoral students.
•    The ability to complement and extend our faculty’s research interests and the direction of the Department.
•    A record of demonstrated teaching success at an accredited institution.
•    The  ability  to  contribute  to  the  diversity  and  intellectual  climate  of  the Department  and University.

Essential duties and responsibilities:  Engage in research that results in  premier publications. Teach undergraduate  and  graduate  courses.  Participate  in  professional  and  university service activities commensurate with faculty rank.

Haslam College of Business and Department Background
The Haslam College of Business is well-funded with a current endowment of $205 million dollars. The Haslam   College   of   Business   is   AACSB   accredited,   with   over   130   faculty serving approximately 5,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Classes are taught in the state-of-the- art James A. Haslam II Business Building.

The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship offers two undergraduate degrees, a master’s degree in management and human resources, two university minors (entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship), and the Ph.D. degree in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, & Organizations. Tenured or tenure-track departmental faculty members include Melissa Cardon, Russell Crook, David Gras, Jessica Jones, Terry Leap, Alex Miller, Tim Munyon, Tim Pollock,

Codou Samba, Anne Smith, and Dave Williams. Our faculty have published in top journals including AMJ, AMR, ASQ, JAP, JBV, JIBS, JOM, Org Science, PPsych, and SMJ.

The Knoxville Area
Knoxville is located in east Tennessee, with a metro area of more than 850,000. Knoxville enjoys a mild climate, a beautiful and walkable downtown, varied nightlife, active neighborhoods, eclectic shopping and restaurants, and a low cost of living.  Knoxville is home to several large corporations and located within easy driving distance to Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Asheville, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Nashville are readily accessible by car, and the Knoxville airport offers direct flights to 29 destinations.

Application Procedure
We will begin reviewing applications immediately, and candidates applying by September 14, 2020 will receive a complete review of their credentials.  We will conduct initial interviews via videoconference, and will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Applicants should forward a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to care of:

Dr. Timothy Munyon, Search Committee Chair
Department of Management & Entrepreneurship
Haslam College of Business
404 Stokely Management Center
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN 37996-0545

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