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Associate/Full Professor, Strategy/Entrepreneurship

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York, United States
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Feb 28, 2024

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Associate/Full Professor, Strategy/Entrepreneurship

Department of Operations Management and Strategy

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The School of Management at the University at Buffalo (State University of New York, SUNY at Buffalo), invites nominations and applications for tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate / Full Professor (10 months) of Strategy / Entrepreneurship in the Department of Operations Management & Strategy . This position will be expected to help significantly grow and shape the school’s research profile and provide excellent teaching in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship.

The successful candidate will have:
  • An outstanding record of influential scholarship as evidenced by a strong publication and citation record and be eligible for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate / Full Professor at an AAU (Association of American Universities);
  • A demonstrated record of success as an academic leader and team builder, developing and enhancing research and educational relationships among faculty, alumni, and affiliated units;
  • A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching.
To be considered, applicants should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae by November 30th, 2023. The proposed effective date for this faculty position is August 1, 2024.

The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

About the School of Management & the University at Buffalo:

The profile and stature of the UB School of Management is on the rise. The school has been ranked by the Financial Times, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, and The Wall Street Journal for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. Along with healthcare and entrepreneurship, the UB School of Management has identified leadership as a strategic priority. The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit .

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system, and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB’s approximately 30,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities. More information about UB can be found at .

The University at Buffalo is in Buffalo, NY, which is located on Lake Erie, close to Niagara Falls, and a short distance from Toronto, Ontario, and other attractions, and is a city that features world-class art galleries and museums (American Style ranked Buffalo as the #1 arts destination for all mid-size cities), impressive architecture, and a wonderful series of parks and outdoor recreation areas. Buffalo is the 2nd largest city in New York State, has a vibrant downtown with an abundance of restaurants for every palette, and is an entertainment central.

Buffalo is home to iconic historical landmarks such as the Underground Railroad and has other diverse attractions, including the African American Cultural Center, Buffalo Black Achievers Museum, and the Seneca-Iroquois Museum National Museum. There are annual cultural events including the Juneteenth Festival, Festival of India, Egyptian Festival, Northwest Jazz Festival, and others. Buffalo is close to two significant wine growing regions-Niagara Escarpment and the Finger Lakes region. In addition, the Adirondack Mountains are half-a-day’s drive from Buffalo. Rich in natural resources and beauty, the Buffalo Niagara area is a four-season region that offers the best for seasonal sports enthusiasts. These features along with the economic and cultural revitalization being experienced by the city and surrounding region and its affordability, make the region highly attractive as evidenced by Buffalo’s top rankings in multiple categories as a place to live. Additional information about the area can be found at ).

The UB School of Management is located at UB’s main campus location just outside of Buffalo in Amherst, NY, a town with great public schools that has been ranked as one of the safest cities in America as well as one of the “Top 50 Places to Live” in the United States.
About the Department of Operations Management & Strategy ( OMS )
The OMS department includes 15 full-time faculty members, five of whom teach Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship courses. Both the School and the University offer a wide range of entrepreneurship programs.

The entrepreneurial ecosystem in Buffalo has evolved into a dynamic and vibrant hub for innovation and business growth. UB plays a pivotal role in fostering regional innovation through its academic programs, the School’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership ( CEL ), Business and Entrepreneur Partner ( BEP ), the I-Corp program, the Western New Your Incubator Network ( WIN ), and the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. These programs provide resources, mentorship, co-working space, and funding opportunities to early-stage startups, helping them refine their ideas and scale their businesses. UB is highly integrated into Buffalo’s entrepreneurial ecosystem with faculty serving as advisory board members, consultants, competition judges, and mentors. The Entrepreneurship faculty also work closely with a wide range of UB campus entities offering Entrepreneurship courses, workshops, and experiential learning opportunities. Currently we are seeking to build top-class scholarship capabilities in Strategy and Entrepreneurship.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree (PhD) in a business discipline or related field.
  • A record of influential scholarship at a major research university.
  • A strong publication record in top journals in finance.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Leadership experience, including working with faculty across departments on interdisciplinary teams.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching.
  • Experience in mentoring both senior and junior faculty as well as graduate students.
  • An interest in developing the research and outreach capability of research and practice centers.
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  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Summary of Courses Taught with Teaching Evaluation(s)
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Philosophy
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University at Buffalo

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