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Assistant or Associate Professor

University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 11, 2022

Position Summary

The Department of Management in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia seeks qualified applicants for one or more full-time tenure-track or tenured positions in organizational behavior and human resource management at the Assistant or Associate level, with an anticipated employment start date of August 1, 2023.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications received by September 1, 2022 will receive full consideration, however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Required application materials include a cover letter, a full vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a diversity statement (Other Documents #1), one writing sample, and contact information for three references (including email addresses). The department will reach out to your references at the appropriate time in the process. No additional materials will be considered. Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered.

Please address any questions about the application process to the search committee chair, Dr. Fadel Matta ( ).

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Assistant or Associate Professor



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, consistently ranking in the top 5 in the Texas A&M/ UGA Rankings of Management Department Productivity. The OB group includes Jessica Rodell (former associate editor for AMJ ), Laura Little (incoming associate editor for AMJ ), Fadel Matta, Joanna Lin, Erin Long, James Matusik, and Pok Man Tang. The Strategy group includes Scott Graffin (former associate editor for AMJ ), Mike Pfarrer (former associate editor for AMR ), Timothy Quigley (associate editor at SMJ ), Daniel Gamache, Susan Cohen (Kaufman Foundation Research Fellow), Seung-Hwan Jeong, Radina Blagoeva, and Maurice Murphy.

The University of Georgia is the first public-chartered university in the nation and the Terry College is the state’s flagship business school, with undergraduate, full-time MBA, professional MBA, and executive MBA programs consistently ranked among the top-20 public universities. The Terry College moved into brand new, state-of-the-art buildings (the Terry Business Learning Community or BLC ) in the summer of 2017. To learn more about the University, College, Department, and specific programs, please visit

Athens, Georgia is generally regarded as one of the best college towns in the United States. It is nicknamed “The Classic City” because of its architecture and vibrant music, art, and food scene. Athens is located about 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with affordable real estate prices and a low cost of living.

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Benefits Eligible


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Job Closing Date

Open until filled


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 (

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Open Rank


Faculty Rank

Open Rank (Tenure Track)

Contract Type

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status

Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in management or a closely related discipline.

Additional Requirements

For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion & Tenure at .
Additional information about Promotion & Tenure guidelines for the Terry College of Business can be found at .

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

For appointment at the assistant professor rank, candidates should demonstrate the promise of moving toward excellence in publication in peer-reviewed leading management research journals of national standing and have a demonstrated record of teaching OB/ HRM . For appointment to the associate professor rank, candidates should demonstrate a research record commensurate with rank and excellence in teaching OB/ HRM .

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Physical Demands

Is this a Position of Trust?


Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?


Does this position require a P-Card?


Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?


Is driving a responsibility of this position?


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)


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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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  5. Other Documents #1
  6. Writing Sample
  7. List of References with Contact Information
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