University of St. Thomas (MN): Faculty Position in Management

The Management Department at the University of St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business, invites applications for a full-time, tenured/tenure-track faculty position, open to all academic ranks, in the area of Management, beginning in September 2014. The position will primarily support graduate level programs in the Opus College of Business’ Healthcare and Executive MBA programs.

Consistent with the teacher/scholar model practiced at St. Thomas, an approach combining excellence in teaching and research, as well as active engagement with the business community, candidates should demonstrate a capacity to teach at a high level of competency, conduct high quality scholarly research and interact effectively with businesses.  In addition, candidates with experience in teaching mid and senior level executives, deep knowledge of or a background in healthcare areas and strong proficiency in online and blended teaching methods are preferred.

The University of St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business ranks in the top quartile of all AACSB-accredited graduate business programs listed in the most recent “Best Graduate Schools” rankings published byU.S. News & World Report.  The College employs a mission-driven approach to management education and delivers a diverse portfolio of offerings including undergraduate, full-time and evening MBA, and specialized graduate business programs.  The Management Department consists of 16 full-time faculty members with a range of teaching and research expertise at the macro- and micro- levels of management who share a dedication to the College’s mission and desire for strong working relationships.

Candidates should have a doctorate in a Management area (e.g., Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, Strategic Management, etc.) or another closely-related field.  Teaching and research qualifications should be commensurate with rank sought.

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university.  Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. and home to several Fortune 500 companies, including leading healthcare firms such as UnitedHealth Group, Medtronic and St. Jude Medical.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.

Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until the position is filled.

We will be attending the Academy of Management Conference in Orlando in early August. Selected candidates may be contacted to discuss the position with University of St. Thomas representatives at the conference.

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