Assistant Professor of Management

Iowa, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 13, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Management

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University invites applications for an tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position in Strategy (including candidates with a macro-focus in Entrepreneurship, International Business, or Ethics) to begin August 2022. The selected candidate will be expected to publish high-impact research in top-tier Management journals. New hires typically teach undergraduates in their first years (usually a single prep) and can later teach courses in the MBA program or PhD seminars. The department offers a PhD in Management as well as Entrepreneurship. 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD or ABD in Management, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, or related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce strong scholarly research.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduates.
  • Must meet the college’s standards to be Scholarly Academic Qualified under AACSB Accreditation standards.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A record of publications in high quality journals and papers presented at major conferences.
  • Significant research in progress targeted at top Management journals.
  • A record of high-quality teaching in the area of Strategy.
  • Evidence of engagement with and service to the profession and field. 

Department/Program & College Description:
The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship is a supportive and productive group of 27 faculty members (16 tenure-track and 11 term), in the areas of Strategy, OB/HR, Entrepreneurship and Healthcare Management. They have published research in a wide variety of top journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal

Tied to the Ivy Business College is the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, which serves the ISU campus with educational workshops, experiential learning, student incubation, and business support, as well as the Small Business Development Center, which offers startup assistance to students, faculty, and the community. The larger entrepreneurial ecosystem at Iowa State University, under the Vice President for Economic Development & Industry Relations, includes a 400+ acre Research Park that houses more than 80 startups, a year-long startup accelerator, and a top-tier technology transfer research foundation. 

The Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University was established in 1984. It conducts and shares research to educate tomorrow’s business leaders, so they are prepared to deal with multi-disciplinary, global, technological, ethical and diversity challenges. The college offers undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs and is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Additional information can be found at

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

College Website: 

Application Instructions:
To apply for this position, please visit and complete the Employment Application.

Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter (this should include a summary research statement and teaching statement)
  3. Contact information for three references

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 (or toll free: 1-877-477-7485).

For more information regarding the posted position, please contact Brandon Mueller at 

Full consideration will be given to applications received before August 15. Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2021. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.