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Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Management VCU

  • 1.  Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Management VCU

    Posted 07-02-2019 12:39
    School of Business
    Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
    Assistant Professor of Management


    The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Management at the rank of Assistant Professor.  We seek candidates with research and teaching interests in the area strategic management.  Primary teaching responsibilities will be for our undergraduate capstone course in strategic management, with additional teaching possible at the MBA or doctoral level.

    Qualifications: Candidates should have a doctorate in management or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution.  ABD candidates will be considered if the degree will be completed prior to start date.  Teaching and research interests in strategic management are required.  Candidates must have teaching experience and be able to teach our undergraduate capstone strategy course.  Candidates should have the ability to publish in top-tier peer reviewed academic journals and have an active research agenda.  Research interests in innovation or entrepreneurship would align well with the strategic plan of the School of Business, but this is not a requirement; we are open to candidates with research interests in all areas of strategy.  We seek candidates who have good communication skills, demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, and a desire to work collaboratively with colleagues.  Prior industry work experience is a plus.  A commitment to working with diverse students, faculty, and staff is required.  Candidates must be eligible for employment in the United States. 

    About VCU. The Department offers an undergraduate major in Management with concentrations in business administration, entrepreneurship, and international business; an undergraduate major in Human Resource Management; and a Ph.D. in Business with a concentration in Management (OBHR). 

    Management faculty teach in the undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, and Ph.D. programs.  The Department has 16 full-time faculty who are active researchers and engaged teachers.  Management faculty have publications in leading journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Strategic Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, and Organizational Research Methods.  Virginia Commonwealth University enrolls over 31,000 students, with 3,300 enrolled in the School of Business.  The city of Richmond consistently ranks among "Best Places to Live and Work in America" in several national publications and has received numerous accolades for its vibrant food and craft beer offerings and its outdoor and arts scenes.

    Application Process: Applicants should submit a cover letter, vita and the names of three references through the VCU Jobs website at https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/91025. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Application materials must be submitted through the VCU Jobs website, not via email.  We will be conducting a limited number of meetings at the Academy of Management conference in Boston.   If you have additional questions about the process, you may contact Susan Coombes at scoombes@vcu.edu.

    Virginia Commonwealth University is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.
    Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Douglas Miller
    Assistant Professor
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Richmond VA