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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position at University of Wyoming

  • 1.  Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position at University of Wyoming

    Posted 09-27-2023 09:28

    The Department of Management and Marketing in the College of Business at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Strategic Management at the assistant level, beginning Fall 2024. Review of applications begins immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

    Candidates are sought who can significantly contribute to the research, teaching, and service missions of the department and college. The standard teaching load in the college for research-active faculty is 2/2. The department seeks to minimize course preps for assistant professors, as well as other research-active faculty. Further, this professor will be expected to conduct high-quality scholarly work to include (but not necessarily limited to) peer-reviewed research resulting in publications in the leading journals of his/her field. The department will annually provide competitive funding and the college offers summer funding opportunities and research grants to support research. Potentially viable candidates will be expected to contribute to department and college in service capacities. However, the department seeks to shield assistant professors from heavy service demands. Overall, the ideal candidate would be a well-rounded academic who shows potential to be a highly effective teacher, an internationally recognized scholar, and a valued and collegial contributor in the institutional service arena.

    Qualified individuals (see minimum and desired qualifications below) should complete the on-line application and upload the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., a portfolio of recent teaching evaluations), and contact information for three work-related references. Position-related questions can be directed to the search committee chair Dr. Jeffrey Covin (jcovin@uwyo.edu). 

    The College of Business

    The University of Wyoming College of Business (http://www.uwyo.edu/business/) is AACSB accredited and is located in a state-of-the-art, Leeds-certified building. The College currently offers undergraduate degrees in business administration, marketing, blockchain, professional sales, leadership, hospitality management, management of human resources, accounting, entrepreneurship, economics and finance. The College offers Master of Business Administration degrees, Masters degrees in accounting, economics, and finance, and Ph.D. degrees in marketing and economics. It is one of 10 member schools of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative College Program. The college has recently undertaken several major initiatives including the creation of the Green-Johnson Student Success Center, the Center for Professional Selling, the Center for Blockchain and Digital Innovation, the Center for Principle-Based Leadership and Ethics, and a campus-wide entrepreneurship program. The college has a reputation of stakeholder engagement and regularly supports outreach initiatives such as the Jackson Leadership Conference and the Wyoming Blockchain Stampede. Finally, the college prioritizes student experiences and has worked with generous donors to create extra-curricular learning events such as the Elbogen 50k Entrepreneurship Competition, the Wyoming Collegiate Business Ethics Case Competition, and several sales competitions.

    The Management & Marketing Department

    The Department of Management and Marketing comprises faculty of management, marketing, entrepreneurship, sales, decision sciences, business ethics, and business law. The Management Faculty have published in high-quality journals such as the Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Business Ethics, Human Resource Management Journal, and Journal of World Business. Importantly, the faculty have a reputation as innovative teachers who work with external partners to create real-world project opportunities for students. Finally, the faculty have an expectation of collegiality, mutual respect, and mutual support across our members with diverse scholarly interests.


    Life in Laramie

    Laramie, Wyoming is nestled on the high plains of Southeast Wyoming and sits at over slightly over 7,000 feet.  A true college town with 35,000 residents, Laramie offers a high quality of life for those who value small town living, sunny days and easy access to numerous outdoor activities such a mountain biking, hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, and a variety of motor sports. The Medicine Bow mountain range and Vedauwoo climbing recreation area lie just 30 and 15 minutes, respectively, from Laramie. Laramie has a reputation of excellent public schools offering, like the rest of Wyoming, small class sizes and enjoying strong public support. Roughly 1 hour to Fort Collins, 2 hours to Denver, and world-class ski resorts in Colorado, the University of Wyoming is your opportunity to live in a relaxed environment while having access to major metropolitan areas.

    Minimum Qualifications

    By Fall 2024, candidates should hold a Ph.D. in strategic management or a closely related discipline. Interested candidates who are ABD must have completed their dissertation on or before August, 2024. Candidates for the position should demonstrate potential for innovative teaching and a strong research program. Candidates should preferably be able to teach in traditional face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats to diverse populations of students. Finally, candidates should show a propensity for collegiality.

    Desired Qualifications

    A demonstrated record of research publication in high-quality journals such as those listed on the Financial Times 50 and the Association of Business School's journal lists. Evidence of on-going high-quality research publication potential. An excellent teaching record with evidence of innovative, experiential-oriented methods. Evidence of willingness and the successful ability to contribute in meaningful service capacities.

    Hiring Statement

    The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review "The EEO is the Law Poster" and its supplement, please visit UW's Diversity & Fairness page at http://www.uwyo.edu/diversity/fairness/index.html

    Please Note

    The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

    Patrick Kreiser
    Endowed Chair
    University of Wyoming
    Laramie WY
    (307) 766-3731