Gies College of Business: Assistant Professor of Strategy - Business Administration (116956)

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We seek candidates with an expertise in Strategic Management. Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor) in Strategy beginning August 16, 2020. Candidates applying for this Assistant Professor position should expect to have completed their doctoral degree by Spring 2020; though, we also welcome candidates with a few years of experience after the doctoral degree. The faculty member will be housed in the ‘Strategy, Entrepreneurship & International Business’ (SEIB) area within the Department of Business Administration.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit

We are interested in persons who have achieved or have the potential to achieve prominence through research in the strategy area. While a Ph.D. in strategy or a related field is required, we are open to candidates with disciplinary training beyond business who demonstrate the ability to conduct innovative and impactful research on important strategy topics. The ability to interact as scholars and colleagues with the members of the SEIB area is also valued. Furthermore, teaching expectations are high.

The University of Illinois offers an outstanding tradition of scholarship and a supportive environment for faculty development and excellence. The Gies College of Business at Illinois received a monumental $150 million investment from U of I alumnus, Larry and Beth Gies. This gift ranks amongst the largest to any business school in U.S. history. This investment will grow and strengthen our investment in students, faculty, and world-class programs and will solidify our distinction as a global innovator in business. The Gies College of Business offers the Ph.D., iMBA, and specialized Masters’ programs, as well as undergraduate programs.

As part of the larger Department of Business Administration, with leading scholars in Information Systems, Management, Marketing, and Operations Management among other related fields, we offer a uniquely hospitable environment for interdisciplinary work, as well as the opportunity to work with talented doctoral students. We seek like-minded individuals who are committed to engaged scholarship of the highest caliber. Additional information about the Department, our programs and faculty may be found at

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 15, 2019. Applications and supplemental materials must be submitted at Application materials must include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a sample publication and/or working paper, evidence of past teaching success, and at least three letters of recommendation. For further information regarding application procedures, please email [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer

College Name or Administrative Unit:Gies College of Business Category:1-Faculty Title:Gies College of Business: Assistant Professor of Strategy - Business Administration (116956) Open Date:06/18/2019 Organization Name:Business Administration




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Posted: 6/19/2019
Application Due: 8/18/2019
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