Assistant Professor of Strategic Management
The Management Area of the School of Business at the University of Kansas is searching for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Strategic Management with a start date of August 18, 2022.
We seek candidates with research interests in strategy, including those at the intersection of strategy and a related sub-field (such as organization theory, technology and innovation, entrepreneurship, psychology, sociology, or economics). Application review begins November 10, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.
The University of Kansas, School of Business has been educating students and creating business leaders since 1924. In May 2016, the school moved into the $70.5 million, 166,500-square-foot Capitol Federal Hall. The main campus is located in Lawrence, Kansas, 45 minutes west of Kansas City. For information about the University of Kansas, School of Business and living in Lawrence, see http://business.ku.edu/ and https://www.ku.edu/about-lawrence.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education. The successful applicant must have appropriate work authorization prior to the start of employment. For eligible international candidates, KU provides immigration support and sponsorship.
40% Conduct and publish research on Strategy in leading academic journals.
40% Teach a combination of required and elective courses in Strategy at the undergraduate, masters and/or doctoral levels.
20% Engage in area, school, university, and professional service activities.
A Ph.D. in Strategy/Strategic Management or closely-related field (must be earned by August 18, 2022).
Demonstrated (or high potential for) scholarship excellence as shown through publications and/or working papers in top-tier management journals.
Demonstrated (or high potential for) teaching excellence in strategic management.
Contact Information to Applicants
Roslyn Lucas, email@example.com (regarding application process)
Chang Hoon Oh, firstname.lastname@example.org (regarding position information)
Additional Candidate Instruction
Evaluation of these requirements will be made through: (1) letter of application describing interest in KU, experience and distinctive accomplishments, (2) record of productivity in research and teaching as described in CV, (3) research statement and supplemental materials (e.g., 1-2 publications or works in progress), (4) teaching statement and supplemental materials (e.g., teaching portfolio, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations), and (5) names of three professional references. Actual letters of reference will be required later in the hiring process.
In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant’s contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU’s mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following question at the time of application. The response must be within 4,000 characters or less.
Describe your experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds, and explain how those experiences reflect your commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin November 10, 2021 and continue until a pool of qualified applicants is collected.