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Bridge to Faculty Program in the Department of Management

Employer
University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business
Location
South Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 8, 2024

Bridge to Faculty Program in the Department of Management

Darla Moore School of Business

University of South Carolina

As part of the new Bridge to Faculty Program at the University of South Carolina, the Department of Department of Management seeks a faculty fellow in the field of organizational behavior, human resources, and/or strategy to begin in Fall 2024. This two-year program is intended to lead to a tenure-track position in the Department.

In keeping with the University’s commitment to “cultivating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus where every individual has the opportunity to flourish and thrive,” the Bridge to Faculty Program is designed to attract and retain promising scholars to the University of South Carolina with an emphasis on outreach to underrepresented early-career scholars. Specifically, the program seeks to recruit early-career scholars who, if successful during the program, will have the opportunity to transition to a tenure-track faculty appointment at USC at the start of the 2026-2027 academic year. As a member of the 2nd cohort of Bridge to Faculty Fellows from across the university, the Fellow will have a home in the Department of Management alongside a dynamic group of scholars. With the additional support of USC’s Office of Access and Opportunity and Provost’s Office, Faculty Fellows will have access to institutional resources designed to support their readiness for a tenure-track position.

The Faculty Fellow will be expected to: (1) develop a robust program of research in organizational behavior, human resources, and/or strategy (2) meet regularly with faculty mentors; (3) participate in professional development opportunities; and (4) participate in the intellectual life of the Department of Management and the University. The Fellow will also have the option to teach one class in the second year.

This is a 12-month research faculty appointment. Upon demonstration of academic productivity, it will be renewed for a second year, and with evidence of continued productivity, it can be converted to a tenure-track faculty position in the third year. Salary is competitive, and the position includes a generous benefits package with access to medical, vision, dental, and life insurance.

The Darla Moore School of Business provides a vibrant, highly supportive, and diverse research environment. The school is housed in a state of the art facility that offers an attractive balance of natural beauty and technological innovation. The Management Department (http://sc.edue/study/college_schools/moore/study/management/index.php) contains a highly productive and collaborative group of scholars with expertise in human resources, organizational behavior, and strategic management. Opportunities to connect with leading companies and executives through four centers housed in the Management Department: the Riegel and Emory Center for HR Research, the Center for Executive Succession, the Faber Entrepreneurship Center, and the Smartstate Center for Innovation and Commercialization. Current tenure-track faculty include: Paul Bliese, Laura Cardinal, Edwyna Hill, Audrey Korsgaard, Mark Maltarich, Lynn McFarland, Anthony Nyberg, Rob Ployhart, DJ Schepker, Adam Steinbach, Karoline Summerville, Scott Turner, and Pat Wright. The department is also home to a number of distinguished executives and practitioners serving as clinical professors and lecturers. The environment is inclusive, collegial, engaging, and intellectually stimulating.

The Darla Moore School of Business is located on the University of South Carolina’s main campus in Columbia, SC (http://www.sc.edu/about/south_carolina_at_a_glance/index.php). Columbia is a medium-sized city with a number of cultural amenities and attractions for many lifestyles usually only found in much larger cities (http://www.columbiacvb.com/about/accolades/). Located in the center of the state, Columbia is only 2 hours from sandy beaches and Charleston, 2 hours from the Smoky Mountains, 1.5 hours from Charlotte, and 3 hours from Atlanta. Columbia’s mild weather offers year-round outdoor opportunities and is adjacent to Lake Murray (http://www.lakemurraycountry.com/), a major tourist destination with approximately 650 miles of shoreline.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in management or a related field completed between July 1, 2019, 1and the start date of employment (ABDs considered).

We welcome and encourage applications from scholars who contribute to increasing diversity in their fields, as historically underrepresented persons in higher education, and/or by pursing scholarship that deepens understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues within the field.

Applicants must apply online at USCJobs at http://uscjobs.sc.edu/ FAC00278PO23. Applications should include: a cover letter; a CV; a writing sample (25 pages maximum); and the names and email addresses of three recommenders, who will be prompted to submit letters of recommendation directly. (If the candidate has not yet defended their dissertation, the letter from the dissertation director should confirm that the PhD will be completed by August 15, 2024). If you have any questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Search Committee: Edwyna Hill (Edwyna.Hill@moore.sc.edu), (Chair) Anthony Nyberg (Anthony.nyberg@moore.sc.edu), or Adam Steinbach (Adam.Steinbach@moore.sc.edu).

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, ethnicity, familiar status, gender (including transgender), gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy (false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, childbirth, recovery therefrom or related medical conditions, breastfeeding), race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other bases under federal, state, and local laws or regulations.

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