Assistant Professor of Management

University of Kansas
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 04, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Title

Assistant Professor of Management



Primary Campus

University of Kansas Lawrence Campus

Job Description

40% - Teach a combination of required and/or elective courses in Human Resources/Organizational Behavior at the undergraduate, master’s and/or doctoral levels.

40% - Conduct and publish research on Human Resources/Organizational Behavior in leading academic journals.

20% - Engage in area, school, university, and professional service activities.

Req ID(Ex: 10567BR)



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Contact Information to Applicants

Donna Wolff, (regarding application process)
Jill Ellingson, (regarding position information)

Position Number


Required Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in Human Resources, Organizational Behavior or closely-related field (must be earned by August 18, 2021).
  • Demonstrated (or high potential for) teaching excellence in Human Resources/Organizational Behavior courses.
  • Demonstrated (or high potential for) scholarship excellence as shown through publications and/or working papers in top-tier management journals.

  • Employee Class


    Advertised Salary Range

    commensurate with experience



    Position Overview

    The Management Area of the School of Business at the University of Kansas is searching for three Assistant Professors in Human Resources/Organizational Behavior for the 2021-2022 academic year. We seek candidates with research interests in Human Resources or Organizational Behavior broadly defined, including those that may intersect the two domains and/or extend into the area of international management.

    These are full-time, tenure-track positions with a start date of August 18, 2021.

    In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

    The successful candidate must have appropriate US work authorization prior to the start of employment.



    Application Review Begins


    Anticipated Start Date


    Additional Candidate Instruction

    To be considered, candidates must submit an online application. Application should include a: (1) letter of application describing interest in KU, experience and distinctive accomplishments, (2) record of productivity in teaching, research and service as noted in CV, (3) research statement and supplemental materials, (e.g., publications), (4) teaching statement and supplemental materials (e.g., teaching portfolio, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations), and (5) three letters of professional reference. Three letters of reference should be sent directly to .

    In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant's contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU's mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following question at the time of application. The response must be within 4,000 characters or less.
    • Describe your experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds, and explain how those experiences reflect your commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    Review of applications will begin January 8, 2020 and continue until a pool of qualified applicants is collected.

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