Dept Chair/Head- Department of Management in the College of Business

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Dept Chair/Head- Department of Management in the College of Business

Sirrine Hall
Open Date:
Aug 13, 2018

The Department of Management in the College of Business at Clemson University is seeking to hire a Department Chair scheduled to start in August of 2019 (or as negotiable). Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience. Clemson University ( is a national land grant university, currently ranked in the top 25 among national public universities (US News and World Report). As part of Clemson’s commitment to international business leadership, the university has started construction on a state-of-the-art facility where the Department of Management will be housed.

The Department of Management at Clemson University ( has developed a reputation for its broad-based, interdisciplinary programs and consists of internationally recognized faculty with diverse research, teaching, professional and consulting experiences. The Department of Management offers Ph.D. tracks in Supply Chain/Operations Management; Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Organizational Behavior; and Management Information Systems. Undergraduate and Masters programs intended to advance students knowledge and expertise in management theory and practice, and prepare them for careers in, management (operations and supply chain, information systems, business analytics, human resources, strategy, entrepreneurship, and consulting). Currently, the faculty consists of X tenure-track faculty and X lecturers. Management faculty consistently publish in top-tier journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, POM, Management Science, MSOM, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology and the Journal of Management.

A department chairperson at Clemson University serves as the chief representative and advocate for the department within the University. The chairperson is responsible for the department’s educational, research and outreach programs, budgetary matters, academic facilities, and personnel matters, taking into account the advisory procedures of the department. The Chairperson has a special obligation to support the department’s strengths in scholarship, teaching capacity, and external reputation.


Applicants for the Department Chair must possess a Ph.D. in a relevant area of management (or related) scholarship, currently hold the status of Full Professor, and demonstrate a professional record consistent with an appointment to Full Professor with tenure in the Department of Management at Clemson University. Candidates should have a strong commitment to strengthening a multi-disciplinary department and the university’s mission of research teaching, research, and service at an R-1 (Highest Research Activity) institution. The qualifications for the ideal applicant include: an international reputation for excellence in research, strategic vision, strong communication skills, proactively supporting and engaging a multi-disciplinary faculty and staff, effectively managing and engaging multiple stakeholder groups, and transparency in managing resources, and supporting inclusion and equity. We prefer applicants who can contribute to the research productivity of the department while chair and have experience in supporting a Ph.D. program.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should provide the following submitted as a single pdf file and addressed to the search committee (interfolio reference here) 1) Cover letter that addresses their academic and administrative qualifications for this position and includes a leadership philosophy and vision for the department 2) Resume/CV 3) Reference page that includes contact information for three references. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please submit materials by October 1, 2018.




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Posted: 12/30/2018
Application Due: 4/16/2019
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