Assistant Professor of Management

Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University invites applications for one or more tenure track Assistant Professor positions in Management, to begin in August 2023. Selected candidates are expected to contribute to our scholarship and curriculum in the area of Human Resource Management (HRM), so we are seeking applicants with an emphasis in HRM (or Organizational Behavior as it touches on HRM). The selected candidate will be expected to publish high-impact research in top-tier Management journals and teach at least one course in HRM (the standard teaching load is two courses per semester). The Ivy College of Business offers a welcoming environment, extensive resources for research support, competitive compensation, and generous benefits.

The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship is a vibrant, supportive, and productive group of 35 faculty members (20 tenure-track and 15 term), currently chaired by Deidra J. Schleicher. With research interests spanning the areas of HR, OB, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Healthcare Management, our faculty have published research in a wide variety of top journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of Business Venturing. The department offers undergraduate degrees in Human Resource Management, Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business, and Healthcare Management. The department also offers a Masters in Entrepreneurship and PhD programs in Management as well as Entrepreneurship.


Required Qualifications:

•PhD (or expected completion prior to August 2023) in Management, Human Resource Management, I/O Psychology, or related field.

•Demonstrated ability to produce strong scholarly research, with potential for publication in the department’s top journals.

•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 related to the area of Human Resource Management.

•Evidence of engagement with and service to the profession and field.

•Potential to contribute to the development and mentoring of departmental PhD students.


Department/Program & College Description: 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 overcome multi-disciplinary, global, technological, ethical and diversity challenges. The college is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) and enrolls 4,500 students, offering numerous degree programs, including a nationally recognized MBA and well-regarded EMBA.

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.

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,000 faculty and staff. The university is located in Ames, Iowa – a community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

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Full consideration will be given to applications received before August 15, 2022. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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