Clinical Assistant Professor of Management

Fayetteville, AR
Jul 15, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number F312P

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Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Management

Department Management

About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

About the College/Department

Our department prides itself on maintaining a collegial environment. Our tenure track and clinical faculty currently include: Vikas Anand, John Delery, Alan Ellstrand, Anna Goussevskaia, Nina Gupta, Jon Johnson, Jennifer Kish-Gephart, Anne O'Leary-Kelly, Carol Reeves, Chris Rosen, Lauren Simon, Denise Breaux Soignet, and Dan Worrell. One new tenure track faculty in Organizational Behavior and another in Entrepreneurship will be joining the department starting in Fall 2017. Our faculty have published in top journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organization Science and Strategic Management Journal. In addition, our faculty have received best paper awards from journals and conferences, have obtained large research grants from public and corporate sponsors, serve on editorial boards of numerous top journals, and hold leadership positions in the Academy of Management. Our faculty have also won a number of teaching awards including four campus-wide awards. Faculty have also received state-wide recognition as well as SEC-level awards. We have a strong doctoral program with 12 full-time students currently. Information about the department is available at:

The Sam M. Walton College of Business is one of the fastest growing colleges in the nation and has a current enrollment of 5800 students. The University of Arkansas had completed a fund raising campaign that raised over one billion dollars in private contributions, with the Walton College receiving two hundred and twenty million dollars in gifts and endowments. A new capital campaign is underway, with a number of transformational gift ideas in place that will benefit the Walton College. Funds from previous campaigns have been used to establish several scholarships, endowed professorships and chairs, summer research support, and to install state of the art classroom technology in the College.

The College is located on a four building business campus including the Walton College building, housing most undergraduate and PhD education, Willard Walker Hall, home of our graduate programs, the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development and the J.B. Hunt Transport Center for Academic Excellence, site of our state-of-the-art behavioral research lab. In 2012 U.S. News and World Report recognized the University of Arkansas as one of its 10 "up and coming" public universities. The 2016 U.S. News and World Report ranked the Walton College's undergraduate program 27th among all public universities, and our college is among the top 50 of all public and private undergraduate business schools in the US. We have a strong Full Time MBA program which has ranked among the 30 best programs in public universities in recent rankings of the US News and World Report. The College also offers a very strong Executive MBA program that attracts senior professionals from top American organizations.

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Job Type Faculty

Appointment Percent 100

Salary Commensurate to education and experience

Campus, Office Location Fayetteville Campus - Walton College of Business

Summary of Job Duties

The Department of Management in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas seeks applications from interested candidates to fill a Clinical Assistant Professor position in management. This is a non-tenure track position that offers an opportunity to teach both traditional and on-line classes. We seek candidates with diverse skills and abilities who want to play a meaningful role in the life of the Walton College. This clinical professor position has a four-course teaching requirement each semester (12 credit hours per semester). The candidate selected will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in business strategy, with the opportunity to teach undergraduate courses in international management, business foundations, and other related courses. The expected start date for the position is August 2017; the appointment is renewable and salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Clinical faculty have a primary focus on teaching, student development, and industry outreach. As a nine-month position, other teaching, research, and industry related activities in the summer will result in additional compensation.

Minimum Qualifications

Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Candidates must be classified as Scholarly Academic or Practice Academic under AACSB standards
  • Doctorate in management or a related field from a nationally or internationally accredited university and a demonstrated ability to publish in peer-reviewed management journals

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience and/or an interest in teaching management classes using both face-to-face and online course delivery methods
  • PhD in Business Strategy or a related business discipline (e.g. Accounting or Finance) from an AACSB accredited school. * Demonstrated the ability to provide an excellent learning environment for their students and who value collegiality

Physical activities associated with this position

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance 479-575-4019.


  • Crouching
  • Driving
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Pulling
  • Pushing
  • Reaching
  • Stooping


  • Feeling
  • Grasping
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Walking


  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
  • Hearing
  • Repetitive motion
  • Talking

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenters or technicians. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, etc).

Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No

Does this position require a background check? No

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Does this position require a substance abuse test? No

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Anticipated Start Date

Recruitment Contact Information

For search related questions, please contact the Management Department Administrative Assistant:

Ms. Lisa Frye
Department of Management
Sam M. Walton College of Business
1 University of Arkansas, WCOB 402
Fayetteville, AR 72701

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Internal Posting No

City, St. Fayetteville, AR

Supplemental Questions

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    Documents Needed to Apply
    Required Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    Optional Documents
    1. Proof of Veterans Status