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Assistant / Associate Professor Tenure-Track Positions in OB and Strategy/OT The Pennsylvania State University

  • 1.  Assistant / Associate Professor Tenure-Track Positions in OB and Strategy/OT The Pennsylvania State University

    Posted 07-27-2020 18:03

    Assistant / Associate Professor Tenure-Track Positions in OB and Strategy/OT

    The Pennsylvania State University

    Smeal College of Business

    Management and Organization Department


    The Management and Organization Department in the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) has two full-time tenure-track professor positions, one in the area of Organizational Behavior (OB) and one in the area of Strategy/Organization Theory (including Entrepreneurship and Innovation). We seek to fill both positions at either the Assistant or Associate ranks with candidates who have high-quality research records in each of these domains, and who can teach related courses. The start date for both positions is Fall 2021. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or be in the final stages), a proven track record in conducting high-quality scholarly research, and have demonstrated a high level of teaching competence.


    Job Requirements: Candidates should provide evidence of a strong research record. We expect faculty members to pursue an active research program, perform undergraduate/graduate teaching, help to supervise graduate students, and engage in professional service. We have a strong preference for candidates with publications in premier journals, who are in more advanced ranks with a research program with high-impact or such potential underway, and who are able to connect with a wide array of colleagues in our department. Review of applications for both positions will begin on October 1, 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled.


    Candidates for the OB position can apply directly online by uploading a letter of interest and CV at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/University-Park-Campus/Assistant-Associate-Professor_REQ_0000004721-1 .


    Candidates for the OT/Strategy position can apply directly online by uploading a letter of interest and CV at



    All candidates should also submit three research papers, and have three recommendation letters sent, to Tena Ishler, Administrative Support Coordinator, in the M&O Department at tri3@psu.edu.


    The Department of Management and Organization is a longstanding top-10 management department that values high-level theoretical and empirical ability, collegiality and collaboration among its members, and the ability to teach management concepts effectively to multiple audiences. Our department offers two undergraduate majors (Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Management), two online masters programs (Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Strategic Management and Executive Leadership), core and elective courses in Smeal's full-time and executive MBA programs, a PhD program, and operates the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship (which includes the Garber Venture Capital Fund). Our tenure-track faculty are Forrest Briscoe, Carolyn Dang, Mark Desjardine, Raghu Garud, Denny Gioia, Don Hambrick, Stephen Humphrey, Aparna Joshi, Vilmos Misangyi, Tessa Recendes, Paul Shrivastava, Linda Treviño, Wenpin Tsai, Jue Wang, and Charlene Zietsma. Our clinical faculty are Shawn Clark, Jamey Darnell, Michelle Darnell, Jennifer Eury, Jeanette Miller, and Lisa O'Hara. The internationally ranked Penn State Smeal College of Business prepares students for professional success now and across their careers. Within a vibrant intellectual community, we are a source of expertise, research, and talent that influences the business practices of tomorrow. At Smeal, we are building connections, creating opportunities, and producing results. The strategic priorities of integrity, diversity, and sustainability form the foundation on which Smeal College is built. The Penn State Smeal College of Business depends on more than 275 faculty and staff to support our strategic priorities and serve the needs of more than 6,000 students. Media outlets and independent observers regularly rank Smeal among the best business schools in the world. Please visit http://www.smeal.psu.edu/ for additional information.


    The Pennsylvania State University's main campus (University Park) is in the heart of State College, Pennsylvania. Our community features the charms of a small town with the opportunities typically only found in larger cities. In 2010, State College was ranked as the third-safest metropolitan area in the United States. In 2013, it was ranked as the third best college town in the United States. In addition, INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine awarded PSU the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. For more details on our competitive benefits package and what our community has to offer, please visit: https://hr.psu.edu/prospective-employee.

    Raghu Garud
    Farrell Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship,
    Professor of Management & Organization,
    The Pennsylvania State University
    University Park
    (814) 863-4534