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Full-Time, 9-month, tenure track position in the area of Management (Organizational Behavior).

University of Minnesota Duluth
Minnesota, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
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Full Time
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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

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



    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 course. Applicants must exhibit abilities, skills and enthusiasm consistent with teaching excellence and instructional innovation in the area of Organizational Behavior.  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 qualification categories:


    Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from an AACSB-International accredited school or major internationally recognized university with a curricular emphasis in the field of Organizational Behavior.  Experience teaching Introductory Organizational Behavior and/or Management elective courses at the college level to a diverse group of students. Full-time industry work experience. 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 unofficial) 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 information.  

The Screening Committee will begin its review of complete applications on July 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. 

Xin Liang, Chair-Screening Committee

Department of Management Studies, Labovitz School of Business and Economics

365F LSBE, 1318 Kirby Drive

Duluth, MN 55812

Phone: 218-726-6962; Fax: 218-726-7578



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 employer.


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.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and 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 expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U:


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 employment.

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