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Apologies for the Cross-Posting - Strategy Position at Virginia Commonwealth University

  • 1.  Apologies for the Cross-Posting - Strategy Position at Virginia Commonwealth University

    Posted 16 days ago


    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 at the rank of Assistant Professor. Primary teaching responsibilities will be for our undergraduate capstone course in strategic management, with additional teaching possible at the MBA, Executive 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 also have the ability to publish in top-tier peer reviewed academic journals and have an active research agenda. Research interests in strategic management, corporate and social responsibility, and/or sustainability align well with our School of Business focus, but this is not a requirement; we are open to candidates with research interests in all areas of strategy and macro aspects of entrepreneurship. Prior industry work experience and/or the interest and ability to cultivate connections with industry 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 our Management and Entrepreneurship Department: The Management and Entrepreneurship 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 13 full-time faculty who are active researchers and engaged teachers. Management faculty have published in leading journals including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management, Organization Science, Organizational Research Methods, Personnel Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, and Strategic Management Journal.

    About our School of Business: The School of Business has built strong ties with the Richmond community and beyond. Offering 13 bachelor's and 19 master's degrees, as well as three Ph.D. concentrations and seven certificate programs, we welcome nearly 4,000 students each year.

    About VCU: Commonwealth University enrolls over 31,000 students. 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: Candidates should upload their application via the online application

    (https://vcu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/2442?c=vcu) as a single PDF file that includes, in this order: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names and e-mail addresses of four references. Only complete applications that meet the required qualifications will be considered. Application reviews will start immediately, and will continue until filled. For additional information, please contact the chair of the faculty search committee, Blakley Davis, bcdavis@vcu.edu

    Virginia Commonwealth University is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.

    Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Joseph E. Coombs, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Department Chair, Management and Entrepreneurship Department
    Academic Director for Entrepreneurship Programs
    School of Business
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Snead Hall, Room B4106A
    301 West Main St.
    P.O. Box 844000
    Richmond, VA 23284-4000