Drexel University: Assistant or Associate Professor Organizational Behavior

The Department of Management at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business invites applications for a tenure track / tenure faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level in the area of Organizational Behavior for the academic year 2014-15. An active research program in any area of organizational behavior is welcome, although we have a particular interest in a scholar who conducts research in leadership processes broadly defined. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence (or in the case of a junior scholar the potential for excellence) in research and teaching, and will have earned (or will earn by September 2014) a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior or related field. The Department expects faculty research leading to publications in top tier journals thereby actively contributing to its research mission. Salary, teaching loads, and other types of research support are competitive with other research universities.

The Department of Management has many outstanding faculty colleagues with research and teaching interests that span different areas of Management including Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, Technology-Entrepreneurship, and Management Information Systems. Our faculty members have published in top journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, MIS Quarterly, and Information Systems Research. They serve as associate editors and editorial board members of top journals in their disciplines. In terms of teaching, the faculty strive to effectively translate their own research and the research of their colleagues to classroom settings at the undergraduate, masters, and PhD levels. The department and the college are committed to building these teaching skills in newly hired faculty.

The LeBow College of Business offers AACSB accredited undergraduate, Masters (MBA and MS) and executive programs. The part-time MBA and online MBA programs offered by LeBow College have been ranked among the top 10 in the nation. The college offers a PhD in Business with five specializations, one of which, organization and strategy, is housed within the Department of Management. The college also hosts research centers, such as The Institute for Strategic Leadership, which foster university-wide interdisciplinary research and bridge academic research with the practice of management.

Drexel University was ranked the third most up-and-coming university nationally for making the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty, and student life by the U.S. News & World Report. The university has launched many innovative university-wide research initiatives involving the LeBow College of Business in areas such as entrepreneurship, organizational neuroscience, sustainability, and energy.

The city of Philadelphia provides an excellent setting for someone with interests in organizational behavior with many Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the metropolitan area along with a number of regional headquarters, a large number of regional, national and global enterprises, and a vibrant entrepreneurial community. Drexel University has strong ties with the Philadelphia business community.

Applicants should send (1) a cover letter summarizing the applicant’s qualifications, (2) a CV, (3) representative publications, (4) research statement, (5) teaching statement, and (6) three letters of recommendation to Dr. Jonathan Ziegert at objob@drexel.edu by September 30, 2013 in order to be given full consideration. Applicants should also upload these materials to Drexel Human Resources at www.drexeljobs.com (position requisition # 5425).

For candidates interested in discussing the position at the Academy of Management meeting in Orlando, please send a CV to objob@drexel.edu by July 24, 2013 to schedule a possible interview at the conference.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Jonathan Ziegert
Department of Management
LeBow College of Business
Drexel University