Full Professor and Head, Management Department - Revised
The Management Department in the School of Business, University of Connecticut, is searching for an outstanding scholar in the areas of organizational behavior, strategic management, entrepreneurship, or international business to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of full professor who will also serve as the Department Head of the Management Department.
The Management Department, one of five departments in the School of Business, actively engages in research in strategy, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, and globalization. The department is consistently ranked among the top-twenty in the world in research productivity and was ranked 17th in 2009. Details about the department's faculty, research, and academic programs are available at http://www.business.uconn.edu/cms/p211.
As the incoming head of the department, the successful candidate will report to the Dean of the School, serve on the Dean's council and assume responsibility for leading the department to the next level of research and teaching eminence. Specifically, the department head will be responsible for managing the department's fiscal and human resources; fostering excellence in research, education, and service; recruiting, mentoring and retaining a diverse and talented faculty; and, contributing to the reputation and overall welfare of the School and the University.
All candidates must hold a PhD in management or a related field; a record of research as evidenced by publications in top scholarly journals and teaching and scholarly activity that would support appointment to the rank of a tenured Professor of Management. In addition, candidates must have the ability to lead the Management Department; maintain a highly productive research program; and provide leadership in meeting the needs of our students.
Preference will be given to candidates with an on-going, highly productive research program; administrative experience in a multi-disciplinary university; outstanding leadership and management abilities; commitment to and experience in mentoring of junior faculty and attracting, retaining and graduating doctoral students; the ability to create and support a collaborative research and learning community; commitment to faculty governance and collegiality; demonstrated ability to work effectively with and communicate with many diverse constituents including industry leaders, state legislators, students, alumni, school administrators, as well as academic researchers; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity.
The salary of the position will be highly competitive and commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience, consistent with School of Business and University policies. Tenure-track faculty appointments are 9-month term and the Department Head responsibilities represents one additional month effort. The University of Connecticut's main campus is located in Storrs, with other campuses at Avery Point, Hartford, Stamford, Torrington, Waterbury, and West Hartford. The department head primarily performs his/her duties in Storrs.
Please apply online through Husky Hire. Attach statements of research and of teaching interests, as well as evidence of teaching ability. Finalists will be required to submit four letters of recommendation for appointment and tenure review. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive and should be received no later than February 15, 2012 for timely consideration by the search committee.
Inquiries other than applications can be directed to: Dr. Lucy Gilson, Chair, MGMT Search Committee, University of Connecticut, Management Department, School of Business, or Pamela Costa at email@example.com. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.
Posted on this site: February 2012