Management Faculty - Organizational Behavior/Tenure Track, Associate/Advanced Asst Professor

Connecticut, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 03, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Management Faculty - Organizational Behavior/Tenure Track, Associate/Advanced Asst Professor

About Sacred Heart University:

As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University's eight colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 386 Colleges - 2021 Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best Business Schools - 2020 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theater.


About the Welch College of Business and Technology

SHU's Jack Welch College of Business & Technology (WCBT) is AACSB-accredited and enrolls some 2,000 students. It is housed on Sacred Heart University's west campus, approximately one kilometer from main campus. Opened in Fall 2019, in the former world headquarters of General Electric, the west campus is focused on digital innovation and how it is transforming business in the 21st century.  The campus includes state-of-the art labs, equipment, and studios to support research on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data analytics, financial computation, machine learning, augmented reality/virtual reality, and e-game design.


The Jack Welch College of Business and Technology (WCBT) offers undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Management, Economics, Finance, Hospitality Management, Marketing, Sports Management, and Fashion Merchandising. The School of Computer Science and Engineering (which is part of the WCBT) offers undergraduate degrees in Computer Science/Information Technology, Game Design and Development, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering. The WCBT offers eight Master's programs: MS in Computer Science, MS Information Technology, MS Cybersecurity, MS Business Analytics, Masters in Business Administration, MS in Accounting, MS Finance and Investment Management, MS Human Resource Management, MS Digital Marketing, and the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA-Finance).


Nearly sixty full-time faculty and four staff members bring an impressive range of expertise to the WCBT with terminal degrees and advanced training from leading universities. The WCBT is committed to enhancing its reputation and its engagement with the business community while raising its scholarly profile, and supporting faculty research and development.

Job Description:

This is a full-time, tenure track faculty opening in the Management Department beginning in the academic year 2020-2021. This position will be focused on Organizational Behavior and carries a 3-3 teaching load. Preference will be given to candidates who have the potential to manage the WCBT's MBA program.


The position is presently based at the main campus in Fairfield, CT, but we strongly encourage qualified candidates who are are in a position to split their time between our campuses in Fairfield, CT and in Luxembourg to apply. This faculty member will primarily teach in our MBA program, which is taught at both locations. Based on need, some undergraduate teaching in management or graduate teaching in human resources management may be required, as well. The most successful candidates will have strong doctoral work in organizational behavior and a secondary set of experiences related to Human Resource Management and leadership.



This position requires a doctorate from an AACSB accredited program, in Organizational Behavior or a Management-related field. The ideal candidate will have an excellent teaching record and a demonstrated capability to contribute to high quality research in their field. 

Additional Information:

The Welch College of Business offers undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Management, Administration, Economics, Finance, Hospitality Management, Marketing, Sport Management, and Fashion Merchandising.  In addition, graduate degrees in Human Resource Management, Accounting, Finance, Business Analytics and Marketing are also offered.  The position will entail a 3 by 3 teaching load with courses offered both day and evening as well as in a hybrid (online, weekend in-class) format.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates may submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, samples of publications, research papers, or examples of professional contributions, student evaluations, and three letters of reference. If letters are not readily available, please provide accurate contact information when prompted. Only online applications will be considered. 


Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.