Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Other Business & Management, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Number F0957P Working Title Assistant Professor or Associate Professor Department Terry-Management About the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. About the College/Unit/Department
The Department of Management at the University of Georgia is among the most productive in the country, ranking 1st in the Texas A&M/ UGA Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity in each of the last two years. The Strategy and Entrepreneurship group includes Scott Graffin (former associate editor for AMJ ), Mike Pfarrer (former associate editor for AMR ), Timothy Quigley (associate editor for SMJ ), Daniel Gamache, Susan Cohen (Kaufman Foundation Research Fellow), Seung Hwan-Jeong, and Radina Blagoeva. The OB group includes Bob Vandenberg (former editor-in-chief of ORM ), Jessica Rodell (former associate editor for AMJ ), Marie Mitchell (former associate editor forPPsych), Laura Little, Fadel Matta, Erin Long, Joanna Lin, and James Matusik. College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2022 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 08/16/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications received by September 19, 2021 will receive full consideration; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. All application documents must be submitted electronically via . Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered. Required application materials include a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations and contact information for three references (including email address). The department will reach out to your references at the appropriate time in the process.

Please address any questions about the application process to the search committee chair, Scott Graffin at . Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

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Position Details

Classification Title Open Rank FLSA Faculty Rank Open Rank Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track or Tenured Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Management or a related field before appointment. Position Summary
The Department of Management in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia seeks qualified applicants for a full-time tenure-track or tenured position in Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship at the Assistant, senior Assistant, or junior Associate level, with an anticipated employment start date of August 1, 2022. Our search is focused on candidates interested in teaching courses focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, and organizational change as part of a college-wide strategic initiative focused on these topics. While we have a preference for scholars performing high-quality research in these same areas, we are open to reviewing applications from scholars with a wide range of interests in the broader Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship space. The successful candidate’s rank at appointment will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Applicants in the process of completing their Ph.D., who currently hold the rank of assistant professor, or who are appointed as an associate professor with 1 to 3 years’ experience post-promotion are encouraged to apply.

In recent years, UGA and the Terry College of Business have launched several initiatives centered on the themes of entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic development with physical spaces centered on the “Innovation District” in downtown Athens ( ). Studio 225 ( ), which opened in 2019, is our student center for entrepreneurship activities. The Innovation Hub ( ), opened in 2021, provides a home for UGA’s startup venture efforts, experiential learning activities, and serves as the university’s front door for industry engagement. Beyond Athens, our Executive Education Center in Atlanta ( ) connects us to corporate Atlanta, its growing FinTech community, and the world. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to be a part of these growing initiatives. Additional Requirements
For information regarding requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure ( ) and the Terry College of Business Criteria and Procedures for Promotion and Tenure ( ).

To be eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire. Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
Candidates should have a research record commensurate with rank. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
The successful candidate will also have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate level and the desire to work in a collegial, interdisciplinary department. Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


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Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. List of References with Contact Information
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