The Robert J. Manning School of Business (MSB) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking a tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full professor in Management/Organizational Behavior to engage in teaching, research and service. The primary fields of specialization should be Six Sigma Quality Management, Project Management, Negotiations, Leadership, and some combination of International Management, Research Methods, Rewards and Compensation and Change Management.
Located 30 miles northwest of Boston, UMass Lowell has over 17,000 students and is one of the largest public universities in Massachusetts. The MSB has over 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by the AACSB International. Classes are taught on-campus, online and, increasingly, abroad.
The MSB is building faculty capacity to further enhance its research productivity and build program offerings at all degree levels. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in (1) the growth and delivery of new academic programs such as our new Ph.D. program with specializations in leadership, technology management, international business, finance and MIS, (2) the growth of our Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship, and undergraduate Management programs, and (3) ongoing initiatives undertaken in research, instruction and outreach. Faculty members regularly earn teaching load reductions for the publication of high quality research. Ample opportunities are available to become involved in research and instructional activities and develop productive partnerships with other units of the University, and with colleagues from other institutions and countries.
Minimum Required Qualifications
- Completed doctorate in Management/Organizational Behavior from an AACSB-International accredited business school (all degrees must have been completed by the September 2014 date of appointment).
- Evidence of ongoing scholarly publication in the fields of specialization indicated above.
- Teaching experience at the graduate or undergraduate levels.
- Industrial, corporate or new venture experience.
- A record of teaching effectiveness at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels.
- Experience supervising and advising doctoral students.
- Commitment to develop and sustain an externally funded research program.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to speak and write English clearly.
- Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, industry and diverse populations.
- Experience in teaching online or web-enhanced courses preferably using the Blackboard Learn course platform.
Applicants should apply online at: https://jobs.uml.edu. The application should include: (1) a current curriculum vitae; (2) a letter detailing research interests and accomplishments; teaching interests, experience and philosophy; and professional background; (3) samples of recent publications; (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student course evaluations, department Chair reviews, teaching awards, student testimonials, etc.), and (5) names and contact information for three references (including position title, employing organization, mailing and e-mail addresses) (do not send recommendation letters).
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The position is contingent upon funding. Please contact the University of Massachusetts Lowell Human Resources Department at 978-934-3560 for information regarding benefits and related employment matters or if you have any questions about the position. The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Title IX, H/V, ADA 1990 Employer and Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR60-741 4, 41 CFR60-250 4, 41CFR60-1 40 and 41 CFR60-1,4 are hereby incorporated.