Organization and Management Theory OMT

Open Position: Assistant Professor in Strategic Management at Arizona State University

  • 1.  Open Position: Assistant Professor in Strategic Management at Arizona State University

    Posted 10-23-2020 19:21
    Edited by David Zhu 10-26-2020 19:18

    Position Description

    The Assistant Professor opening is a tenure-track position in the area of strategic management which must conduct high quality research that is published in the Department’s “A level” journals; effectively teach management courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level; serve as a research mentor to doctoral students; and interact effectively with colleagues to support and enhance our unique department culture, appointment beginning Fall 2021.


    Required Qualifications:

    1) Must possess an earned doctorate in a related academic field or be close to earning that doctorate by the position start date; 2) Demonstrate the potential to actively publish in premier scholarly management journals.

    Desired Qualifications: 

    1) Show evidence of teaching excellence in one or more areas of management.

    2) Strong research agenda with ideally published or forthcoming papers in premier academic journals.


    Application Instructions

    Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter that addresses the above criteria, evidence of effective university teaching, and a statement of research interest.  Only electronic applications will be accepted via

    Application deadline is December 9, 2020.  Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

    References will be requested during the latter stages of the selection process. If you have any further questions about the position, please contact Professor Shen at 480.965.1422 or email


    The Department of Management is one of the pillars of excellence that makes the W. P. Carey School distinctive. Over the last five years, our research productivity continues to rank among the top five schools in North America in terms of publications in premier management journals (see Texas A & M / UGA website Our faculty has a strong emphasis on research excellence. We have multiple faculty members who either currently serve or have served as editor or associate editor of the top management journals, underscoring our commitment to a research-oriented culture. In addition, Management faculty members are among the most award-winning teachers in the School and author multiple market-leading textbooks. We are an especially collegial group, and organizational citizenship is a cornerstone of our culture.

    The faculty members in Management represent the areas of Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Theory, Human Resources, International Management, Ethics/Social Environment of Business, and Entrepreneurship. They include: Blake Ashforth, Michael Baer, Joan Brett, Jonathan Bundy, Trevis Certo (Associate Dean), Heewon Chae, Kevin Corley, Luis Gomez-Mejia, Amy Hillman (Dean), Peter Hom, Gerry Keim, Angelo Kinicki, Don Lange, Peggy Lee, Jeff LePine, Marcie LePine, Margaret Luciano, Luiz Mesquita, Chris Neck, Matt Semadeni, Wei Shen (Department Chair), Christine Shropshire, David Waldman, Ned Wellman, David Welsh, and David Zhu. Additional information about the Department of Management can be found at


    The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the largest business schools in the United States with more than 15,000 students and 100,000 alumni worldwide. From our world-renowned faculty representing six continents to thousands of outstanding students who join us every year, the W. P. Carey School welcomes diversity and encourages global thinking. The W. P. Carey School is internationally recognized for its leadership in business education, groundbreaking research and innovation, and renowned faculty, making us one of the top-ranked business schools in the country. Learn more at


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