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Faculty Search: Gies College of Business, Department of Business Administration Open Rank, Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Strategy and Entrepreneurship (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

  • 1.  Faculty Search: Gies College of Business, Department of Business Administration Open Rank, Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Strategy and Entrepreneurship (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

    Posted 09-01-2021 10:28
    Gies College of Business, Department of Business Administration
    Open Rank, Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Strategy and Entrepreneurship


    Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois invites applications from qualified individuals for a 100% full-time tenure-track assistant, associate, or full professor in the Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and International Business (SEIB) area within the Department of Business Administration. Preference will be given to tenured (Associate or Full) or near-tenure candidates with a Technology Strategy or Technology Entrepreneurship research focus, and an interest in online curriculum development and teaching.


    The successful candidate will support the academic excellence of our prestigious and well-respected department. This includes delivering an exceptional experience to highly motivated students; demonstrating a record of scholarly achievement appropriate to the candidate's rank; contributing to the innovation in programs and curriculum for which the department is known; and advancing the College's strategic priority of democratizing education.


    Gies College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. We are interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service. 


    The University of Illinois offers an outstanding tradition of scholarship and a supportive environment for faculty development and excellence. Gies College of Business at Illinois received a monumental $150 million investment from 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 Department of Business Administration is a large and diverse unit, which includes graduate and undergraduate programs across four academic areas: (1) Strategy, Entrepreneurship and International Business, (2) Organizational Behavior and Business Law, (3) Marketing, and (1) Information Systems, Operations, Supply Chain, and Analytics. 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 may be found here.  


    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.



    • Teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
    • Conduct research.
    • Perform service for the department.
    • Senior faculty are expected to provide leadership in the department and the university.



    • Candidates must possess a PhD degree in strategic management, entrepreneurship, or a related field or discipline.
    • Candidates must have strong research, demonstrated teaching effectiveness and leadership potential commensurate with position sought.


    SALARY:  Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.


    PROPOSED STARTING DATE:  June 16, 2022, July 16, 2022 or August 16, 2022.



    For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, sample publications or working papers, evidence of past teaching success, and names and contact information of three professional references by October 5, 2021.  Interviews may occur prior to the initial closing date; however, the review of applications will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered.  For questions regarding application procedures, please email business-bahr@business.illinois.edu.  


    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility

    Charisse Coleman