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Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • 1.  Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

    Posted 06-07-2019 08:19

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    About the Position
    The Lee Business School (LEE) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is seeking candidates to fill a tenure-track, assistant professor position in strategic management to begin in August 2020. The position will be housed in the Department of Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MET). UNLV is classified as an R1 doctoral university with the highest research activity under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

    All interested applicants must have a Ph.D. in strategy or a closely related area from an AACSB accredited university. ABD candidates completing their program prior to August 2020 will be considered. This position involves teaching undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses in Strategic Management and/or Entrepreneurship. Online and executive education offerings are also available to interested and qualified faculty. The normal teaching load for tenure-track faculty is 12 credit hours a year.

    Current strategy faculty members have published in management journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Management Science, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal, as well as entrepreneurship journals including Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.

    Salary and Benefits
    Salary is competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. UNLV offers an attractive benefits package that includes a generous state contribution (14.50%) to a defined contribution retirement plan. In addition, Nevada does not have a state income tax, and UNLV employees do not pay Social Security tax.

    UNLV and MET Department
    The MET Department has research and teaching programs in entrepreneurship, information systems, and management. The Lee Business School is home to approximately 85 faculty and 4,000 students, including 500 graduate students. Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting metropolitan research university comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. For more information, please visit http://www.unlv.edu.

    Living in Las Vegas
    UNLV is located in a major metropolitan area with a population of 2.2 million. Faculty members generally live in thriving Las Vegas master-planned communities known for their family-friendly environment, beautiful parks, miles of jogging and bike trails, and more sunshine than almost any other city in the United States. Food, shopping, and entertainment opportunities are unmatched; yet, residents enjoy a relatively low cost of living compared to other major cities such as San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, or New York. Las Vegas is home to three professional sports teams (Las Vegas Raiders of NFL starting in 2020, Vegas Golden Knights of NHL, and Las Vegas Aces of WNBA). Las Vegas is near the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Mount Charleston, and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and within comfortable driving distances of other metropolitan areas such as Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, and Salt Lake City. Attractions such as Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Lake Powell, and the Grand Canyon are within easy driving distances as well.

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to visit https://www.unlv.edu/jobs/openings [R0116073] to submit a letter of interest, a detailed CV listing qualifications and experience, sample research papers, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. All materials should be submitted through the online system as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

    Questions can be directed to Monica Wang (sheng.wang@unlv.edu), Search Committee Chair or Dr. Yong Li (yong.li@unlv.edu). Review of materials will begin on October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

    Safety and Security Statement
    UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.

    Commitment to Diversity
    In 2012, UNLV achieved designation from the Department of Education as a Title III & Title V Minority Serving Institution.  In 2015, UNLV achieved designations as an Asian-American and Native-American, Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, and as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

    UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    Won Yong Oh
    Lee Professor of Strategy, Assistant Professor
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    Las Vegas NV
    (702) 895-1724