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Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior


The Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University is seeking outstanding candidates for the Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position pursuing research in organizational behavior, with an emphasis on how people, teams and organizations are responding to technology and policy induced changes to work practices. Applications are invited from both recent graduates as well as candidates who completed their PhD’s over the last 4 years. The position(s) will start in the Fall semester of 2024.

Heinz College

Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University is home to the University's School of Information Systems and Management and its School of Public Policy and Management - a unique co-location of IT, Public Policy and Management. The college has highly ranked undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs at the nexus of public policy, information systems and management.

The College is a center of excellence for research on issues that span people, policy, and technology, and has deep strengths in combining data science with decision science and social science. Heinz houses research centers that enable deep engagement with organizations (see the PwC Center at ) and policy makers (see the Block Center at ) concerned with the future of work. The college also has close ties via research centers, student advising, and faculty collaborations with the Tepper School of Business, Department of Machine Learning, and the Department of Social and Decision Sciences at the Dietrich College.

The college is well known for its collegial, interdisciplinary and supportive culture and excellence both within and across disciplines relevant to this search. Heinz College is committed to building a diverse community of faculty and welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to inclusive and academic excellence and encourage candidates from all diverse backgrounds to apply.

The Position

Successful candidates will have outstanding research abilities, with an interest in collaborating with other scholars and units on campus on interdisciplinary research, and will be committed to achieving excellence in teaching. A successful candidate will be expected to publish in leading peer-reviewed academic journals and/or top conference proceedings; teach courses and mentor students; and contribute to school/college/university service.


● The candidate must have obtained, or expect to obtain shortly, a PhD or equivalent degree in Management, Organization Science, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Psychology or a related social science.

● Strong research skills and focus on publishing in leading academic journals and/or top conference proceedings

● Commitment to high-quality education

● Evidence of a commitment to inclusive and equitable practices

Application Instructions

Application and Further Information

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis and accepted until October 1, 2023. They should include a cover letter, a CV, a sample of your research, a research statement and a teaching statement

(including a brief description of how the candidate’s research and/or teaching demonstrates commitment to the betterment of society), representative articles, and three letters of reference.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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