Assistant/Associate Professor of Management/Business Ethics

Lowell, MA
May 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Title of Position Being Posted
Assistant/Associate Professor of Management/Business Ethics

Management - Manning School of Business

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Open Until Filled

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Position Status:
Job Opening

Anticipated Hiring Range:
Salary commensurate with experience

General Summary of Position:
The Manning School of Business (MSB) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Department of Management responsible for teaching, research and service. The starting date is Fall 2017. We seek candidates whose primary research and teaching interests focus on the broad domain of Business Ethics. This may include the areas of corporate social responsibility, corporate sustainability, stakeholder management, and governance, among other topics. Ethical issues are a strong focus in the university which will soon be the home of a broad-based interdisciplinary Ethics Center housed in the MSB's new Business School building scheduled for occupancy in March 2017.

Candidates with secondary interests in Strategic Management or Organizational Behavior are desired. In Strategic Management the emphasis should be in areas such as technology and innovation, start-up strategy, industry analysis, platforms and ecosystems, competition in high technology industries and markets, and organization theory. In Organizational Behavior the emphasis should be in areas such as international management, HRM, leadership, project management, and quantitative research methods.

Located 30 miles northwest of Boston, UMass Lowell has over 18,000 students and is one of the largest public universities in Massachusetts. The MSB has over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by the AACSB-International. The School is building program offerings at all degree levels and seeks to further enhance the faculty's high level of research productivity. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in the growth and delivery of all academic programs and related activities including our (1) Ph.D. program with a specialization in Leadership and Organization Studies, (2) Managerial Leadership concentration in the MBA program, (3) undergraduate Management concentration, (4) required BSBA course in Business Ethics, and (5) other ongoing initiatives undertaken in research, instruction and outreach.

Interdisciplinary research and instructional activities are strongly encouraged, and ample opportunities are available to develop productive partnerships with other units of the university, industry, and with colleagues from other institutions and countries. While classes taught on load are primarily on-campus, additional opportunities regularly exist for online teaching which is strongly encouraged.

UMass Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, and promoting an inclusive work environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to this goal, and encourage you to apply and identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-Completed doctorate in Management, Strategy or Organizational Behavior with a primary specialization in Business Ethics from an AACSB-International accredited business school (must have completed doctorate by the date of appointment)
-Evidence of ongoing scholarly publications in the broad area of Business Ethics

Other Considerations:
-A record of teaching effectiveness at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels
-Experience supervising and advising doctoral students
-Industrial, corporate or new venture experience
-Commitment to develop and sustain an externally funded research program
-Experience in teaching online or web-enhanced courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels preferably using the Blackboard Learn course platform
-Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to speak and write English clearly
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Sample of Scholarly Work/Publication
Evidence of Teaching
Names and contact information of three references

Optional Applicant Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include:
Cover letter detailing research interests and accomplishments; teaching interests, experience and philosophy; and professional background

Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student course evaluations, department Chair reviews, teaching awards, student testimonials, etc.)

Names and contact information of three references including position title, employing organization, mailing and e-mail addresses. (Do not send recommendation letters)

Initial review of applications will begin January 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.


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