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Assistant Professor - Department of Management - College of Business (29771)
Northern Illinois University

Date Posted May 12, 2022
Title Assistant Professor - Department of Management - College of Business (29771)
University Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL, United States
Department Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • General Management
    Business - General

The Department of Management in NIU’s College of Business invites applications for an Assistant or advanced Assistant Professor in HR/OB. This is a full-time, tenure-track appointment with flexibility to start in August 2022 or January 2023.

We seek a skilled and enthusiastic teacher in HR/OB who will be able to teach multiple classes in these two areas. We place a strong emphasis upon experiential learning. Engagement with students is a core value of our faculty, college, and university. We take pride in our collegial environment which supports our efforts in teaching, research, and service.

The ideal candidate also demonstrates a clear focus on a scholarly stream(s) and can produce their own research as well as collaborate within and outside of the department and university. We seek a stimulating colleague who values membership in a community of active researchers. Among our 14 Faculty members research interests include abusive supervision, careers, empathy, entrepreneurship (entrepreneurial ecosystems, resourcefulness, social entrepreneurship), hospitality, innovation, leadership, purpose, research methodology, retention, risk taking, service frontlines, strategic HRM, talent management, and teams (team dynamics, top management teams). Faculty have published in some of the most prominent journals in the field, including Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Human Resource Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Organizational Research Methods, Personnel Psychology, and Strategic Management Journal.

The successful candidate will collaborate to support the mission of the department, college, and university, and engage with the business community. With an emphasis upon experiential learning, ethics, innovation, and social impact. NIU’s AACSB accredited College of Business is ranked #78 in the most recent ranking of U.S. Undergraduate Programs and has the third highest minority representation in its student body according to Poets and Quants. The College of Business is also included in Crain’s Chicago Business rankings of Chicago’s Best MBA Programs and the part-time programs have been among the nation’s top 14% according to U.S. News and World Report. Northern Illinois University is a comprehensive university with about 16,000 students located in DeKalb, Illinois, which is 65 miles west of downtown Chicago. The College of Business also has graduate programs in Chicago, Schaumburg, and Naperville as well as online. The College of Business educates approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 900 graduate students. More information about the college is at

Faculty members support undergraduate programs in leadership and management, human resource management, entrepreneurship and social responsibility, and business administration, as well as a variety of graduate management courses in the M.B.A. programs in the college. As a participating university with the PhD Project, we support and encourage candidates from historically marginalized communities to apply. We are fully committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, and seek to enhance these priorities within our students, staff, and faculty. Candidates who are invited to interview with us will be asked to provide a statement on how they address these issues in their teaching and/or research.

Review of applications will begin on May 13, 2022, and the application window will close on May 20, 2022. Questions about the position should be addressed to Department Chair Jon Briscoe (

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