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Assistant Professor Position in Strategy/Organization Theory/Entrepreneurship at the Department of Management, University of Texas at San Antonio

  • 1.  Assistant Professor Position in Strategy/Organization Theory/Entrepreneurship at the Department of Management, University of Texas at San Antonio

    Posted 09-13-2019 20:16

    The Department of Management in the College of Business at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for one tenure-track position in Strategy or related fields (e.g., Entrepreneurship, Organization Theory) beginning Fall 2020. The rank for this position is Assistant Professor. Responsibilities include conducting research for publication in management journals and teaching undergraduate, master's, and/or Ph.D. courses. The successful candidate should demonstrate the potential to produce high-quality scholarly research that can be published in top-tiered management journals, the ability to teach courses in Strategy as well as general management courses, the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse urban populations and support the University's commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a model for student success.  


    • Required Qualifications: (1) Ph.D. in management or a closely-related discipline; ABD candidates with expected Ph.D. completion by Fall 2020 will be considered, (2) potential to conduct, or a record of, high-quality scholarly research and other scholarly contributions that are consistent with appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, (3) potential to succeed in teaching and professional service activities, (4) strong verbal and written communication skills, (5) the ability and desire to work collegially with faculty from diverse cultural backgrounds and (6) the ability to work with, and be sensitive to, the educational needs of students from a diverse urban population.  
    • Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

    UTSA's Department of Management

    The department consists of 14 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and offers undergraduate degrees in management and human resource management and graduate and doctoral degrees in business administration. The Ph.D. program is in its 17th year and currently has 12 full-time students, including two students who started the program in Fall 2019.  

    Our department has a strong research focus, in line with UTSA's objective of becoming a Carnegie 1 research university. We offer an environment that strongly supports faculty research. Tenured, research-active faculty generally have a 2/2 teaching load (i.e., they teach 2 courses per long semester, with no required teaching in the summer). Untenured, tenure-track faculty currently teach 3 courses per year. Our faculty members are publishing in the top journals in the field including AMJ, AMR, ASQ, JAP, JIBS, Journal of Management, Management Science, OBHDP, Organizational Research Methods, Org Science, P Psych, SMJ and others.         

    The UTSA College of Business, UTSA and San Antonio 

    With over 6,700 students, the UTSA College of Business is one of the 40 largest business schools in the nation and offers a comprehensive curriculum at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. Accredited by AACSB International, the college was named one of the Top 5 undergraduate business programs in Texas by Bloomberg Businessweek.  At the graduate level, the college was ranked the No. 4 Hispanic Serving part-time MBA program in Texas by U.S. News & World Report.  UTSA is a comprehensive urban serving university that serves approximately 32,000 students on four campuses in San Antonio.  UTSA has the express goal of becoming a premier public research university.  It is located at the edge of the scenic Texas Hill Country and offers the amenities of a major multicultural, metropolitan area.  With a population of over 1.5 million, San Antonio is within a few hours' drive of Austin, Dallas, Houston, the Gulf of Mexico and the Mexican border.  Major industries include healthcare and biosciences, finance, tourism, military and cyber security.  

    Salary and Benefits 

    Salary and supporting start-up packages are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. UTSA offers an attractive package of benefits including medical and dental coverage plus a choice of participation in the Teacher Retirement System or an Optional Retirement System.  

    Application Procedure

    Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current vita, research and teaching statements including a discussion on the role that diversity and inclusion play in an academic environment, and the names of three references along with their affiliations, mailing addresses, e-mail contact information and telephone numbers.  

    Applicants must submit their full application package via the STARS program which is located at https://jobs.utsa.edu/.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to ensure the fullest consideration please submit your materials no later than October 4, 2019. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire.  

    UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  

    Additional information about UTSA, the College of Business and the Department of Management, respectively, can be found on the following websites: https://utsa.edu/, https://business.utsa.edu/ and https://business.utsa.edu/departments/management/. In addition, questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Michael McDonald (michael.mcdonald@utsa.edu).​​​

    Poonam Khanna
    Assistant Professor
    Management Department
    University of Texas at San Antonio
    Office: BB 4.05.30
    Email: poonam.khanna@utsa.edu
    Phone: 210-458-5764