ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) at the
University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) invites applications for a
full-time, 9-month, tenure track, faculty position in the area of
Management (Organizational Behavior) at the Instructor/Assistant
Professor level beginning Fall 2022. The individual hired for this
position will have responsibilities in teaching, research, and
service. The individual will teach undergraduate core and elective
courses in the area of Organizational Behavior. Currently, the
teaching load is five sections (15 credits) per academic year. The
individual is also required to create knowledge in the area of
Organizational Behavior resulting in its dissemination through the
publication of refereed articles in recognized journals. The
individual will be responsible for advising undergraduate students,
working with student organizations and is expected to engage in
service activities with colleagues, the department, School, campus,
community and professional organizations.
The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) is
AACSB-International accredited and housed in a state-of-the-art
building. Approximately 1,900 undergraduate and graduate students
are currently enrolled in the school’s programs. There are
currently 50+ full-time faculty members in four academic
departments: Accounting and Finance, Economics and Health Care
Management, Management Studies, and Marketing. The School offers a
Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Business Administration,
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and MBA degrees. Regional outreach
is accomplished primarily through activities of the Bureau of
Business and Economic Research. Additional information about the
School and its programs can be found at LSBE’s website at http://lsbe.d.umn.edu.
Duluth, with a population of approximately 85,000 people, is
located at the head of beautiful Lake Superior. As a major shipping
port, over 1,000 vessels from around the world pass under its
iconic Aerial Lift Bridge, annually. As a popular tourist
destination, Duluth is visited by 3.5 million people annually,
accounting for a $780 million economic impact. Duluth is also the
hub for healthcare with two of the largest healthcare systems in
Northern Minnesota and is home to a thriving aviation industry.
More information about Duluth can be found at www.visitduluth.com.
Applicants must be ABD (with their
doctoral dissertation defended by December 1, 2022), or a Ph.D.
from a major internationally recognized university with a
curricular emphasis in the field of Organizational Behavior, or
closely related fields such as Organizational Psychology. The
applicant must have completed a minimum of two years in residency
during their program.
Candidates must have experience as an
instructor or teaching assistant of at least one university-level
Applicants must exhibit abilities,
skills and enthusiasm consistent with teaching excellence and
instructional innovation in the area of Organizational
Strong evidence of potential for
scholarship is essential. The applicant must demonstrate empirical
research skills appropriate for, and a commitment to developing, a
research stream in the field of Organizational Behavior.
The candidate must be qualified as a
Scholarly Academic (SA) according to our school’s faculty
Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from
an AACSB-International accredited school or major internationally
recognized university with a curricular emphasis in the field of
Experience teaching Introductory
Organizational Behavior and/or Management elective courses at the
college level to a diverse group of students.
Full-time industry work
Effective communication skills.
Published in peer-reviewed journals
in the Organizational Behavior area.
Demonstrated ability to fulfill
service responsibilities to students, colleagues, the department,
school, campus, community and professional organizations.
Demonstrated ability to use a variety
of teaching methods in a classroom.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications
must be submitted online. To apply for this position, go to
and search for job openings 341260.
Applicants must upload required documents as attachments
in the employment system to fully complete an application:
(1) cover letter (2) current curriculum vitae (3) Graduate
transcripts (official or unofficial) (4) Teaching Evaluations are
required if you have teaching experience
Important: Documents (1) and (2) are uploaded
during the application. Attachment (3) and (4) are uploaded
after submitting the application.
Once you have submitted your application, select the VIEW
SUBMITTED APPLICATIONS by clicking the ellipse in the upper, right
hand corner of your screen. Select MY JOB APPLICATIONS. Once you
have reached the next screen, there is a section to upload the
additional required documents, (3) official or unofficial
transcripts and (4) teaching evaluations completed by students.
Complete applications must include:
A cover letter, addressing how the
qualifications are met
Current Curriculum Vitae
Graduate Transcripts (official or
Teaching evaluations (must be
included if you have teaching experience)
**Applications with missing required
documents may not be reviewed**
Applicants must be able to demonstrate authorization to work in
the United States at the University of Minnesota-Duluth by the
start date. Final candidates may be asked to provide additional
The Screening Committee will begin its review of complete
applications on July 15, 2021, and will continue until the position
Xin Liang, Chair-Screening
Department of Management Studies,
Labovitz School of Business and Economics
365F LSBE, 1318 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
Phone: 218-726-6962; Fax:
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
application and hiring process, please contact a University of
Minnesota Access Consultant at 612-624-3316.
Smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes is
prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus
grounds, and University vehicles.
If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from
the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees
Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position
may be impacted. Please contact UM Benefits at 1-800-756-2363 for
any eligibility limitations.
We welcome and encourage individuals from underrepresented
groups and US military veterans to apply.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity
and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its
employees and in supporting the academic mission. The
University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with
varying identities and backgrounds.
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opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without
regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender,
age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender
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Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful
completion of a background check. Our presumption is that
prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal
convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from