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    Posted 10-02-2019 13:32

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    Assistant Professor - Leadership

    Clemson University: College of Business: Management


    Clemson, SC

    Open Date

    Sep 20, 2019


    Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Leadership

    Expanding offerings in leadership is providing an exciting career opportunity within the Department of Management at Clemson University. Areas of expertise might include, but is not limited to strategic management, entrepreneurship, and/or organizational behavior. We are especially interested in applicants with a focus on international aspects of leadership, broadly defined.

    We invite applications for one tenure track Assistant Professor position in leadership to begin in Fall 2020. We are seeking candidates who are committed to publishing high quality research in top journals that will impact the field, who can interact and work effectively with peers across the Management Department and teach leadership/management courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The candidate should have excellent communication skills and be able to teach at a high-level consistent with Clemson's College of Business standards. Salary, benefits, and teaching load are competitive.

    The Department of Management is an academic unit within the College of Business. The Department has over 35 faculty members and offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Management with seven areas of emphasis, a Master of Science in Management, and a Ph.D. degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Information Systems, Operations and Supply Chain management, and Strategy / Entrepreneurship / Organization Behavior. The Management department supports the MBA program, which includes leadership courses, as well as an active PhD program to which this position is expected to contribute. Over recent years, the Management group has consistently published in high-quality journals that include: Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Sciences Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Leadership Quarterly, Organizational Research Methods, Organization Studies, Organization Science, and Personnel Psychology.

    A modern 170,000-square-foot new building located in the heart of the University is currently under construction as the new home for the College of Business. For more information about the College of Business, visit

    Clemson University is a highly selective, public, land-grant university and is classified as a Carnegie R1 Research University. The university is in a fast-growing college town setting that is situated in the dynamic Southeastern corridor, which has been designated as a major region for trade and logistics. The University has been ranked in US News & World Report as a top 25 public institution. Against a beautiful backdrop of lakes and mountains, faculty can enjoy the benefits of Clemson -- a college town of over 13,000 residents and 20,000 students as well as Greenville, South Carolina– a thriving cosmopolitan city within a 35-minute commute with a vibrant restaurant, entertainment and artistic scene. CNN Money ranked Greenville as one of the "Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S." and Forbes named Greenville the 13th Best City for Young Professionals. Greenville also earned the No. 3 slot by Condé Nast Traveler's "Best Small Cities in the U.S." in 2017. Clemson is also about a two-hour drive from Atlanta, Georgia or Charlotte, North Carolina.


    Candidates must expect to hold a doctorate in management or a closely related field by August 2020.

    Application Instructions

    Applicants should electronically submit all application materials as a single pdf file via Interfolio.

    Required materials include a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, names and contact information of at least three references, and evidence of teaching excellence such as teaching evaluations, awards or innovations. Other materials (such as samples of research) are optional.

    Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2019, or until the position is filled. Screening will begin immediately.

    To apply, please use the following Interfolio URL:

    For any question, please contact Kristin Scott (

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

    Kristin Scott
    Professor, Management
    Clemson University
    Clemson SC
    (864) 656-3760