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Tenure track position

  • 1.  Tenure track position

    Posted 05-24-2024 23:59

    Position Description:

    The Area of Management in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University (TTU) invites applications for one or more full time, 9-month tenured/tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin in Fall 2025. Candidates with a background in strategy, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, human resource management, or a related field will be considered.

    Salary and benefits are highly competitive and include financial support for data acquisition and domestic and international conference travel. Additional funding is available for at least three years of summer research support, and candidates will benefit from a reduced teaching load for their first three years.

    About the University:

    Established in 1923, Texas Tech University is a Carnegie R1 (very high research activity) Doctoral/Research-Extensive, Hispanic Serving, and state-assisted institution. Located on a beautiful 1,850-acre campus in Lubbock, a city in West Texas with a growing metropolitan-area population of over 300,000, the university enrolls over 40,000 students with 33,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students. As the primary research institution in the western two-thirds of the state, Texas Tech University is home to 10 colleges, the Schools of Law and Veterinary Medicine, and the Graduate School. The flagship of the Texas Tech University System, Texas Tech is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce. It is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world.

    About the College:

    The Rawls College of Business is AACSB accredited, and offers BBA degrees with majors in accounting, energy commerce, finance, information technology, management, marketing, and supply chain management. Several MBA programs are offered. First, a Professional MBA hybrid program is offered for students who wish to remain employed full-time; classes are offered one weekend per month in three locations in Texas: Lubbock, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, as well as an online MBA. A third MBA program is specifically designed for students with undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Finally, the College offers a number of Dual Degree MBA programs. We also offer MS degrees in accounting, data science, finance, and marketing research & analytics. A Ph.D. in business administration is offered with tracks in accounting, finance, management, management information systems, and marketing. We have 71 tenure track faculty and 59 non-tenure-track faculty. The College has 4,640 undergraduate students and 872 graduate students.

    About the Department/School/Area:

    The Area of Management currently has 24 faculty members and 12 doctoral students, who publish research in top journals in the field and are award-winning subject-matter experts in diversity,

    entrepreneurship, family business, human resource management, leadership, organizational behavior, organization theory, and strategic management. The Area takes pride in teaching excellence, and faculty members have been awarded various teaching awards.

    About Lubbock:

    Referred to as the "Hub City" because it serves as the educational, cultural, economic, and health care hub of the South Plains region, Lubbock boasts a diverse population and a strong connection to community, history, and land. With a mild climate, highly rated public schools, and a low cost of living, Lubbock is a family-friendly community that is ranked as one of the best places to live in Texas. Lubbock is home to a celebrated and ever-evolving music scene, a vibrant arts community, and is within driving distance of Dallas, Austin, Santa Fe, and other major metropolitan cities. Lubbock's Convention & Visitors Bureau provides a comprehensive overview of the Lubbock community and its resources, programs, events, and histories.

    Major/Essential Functions:

    In line with TTU's strategic priorities to engage and empower a diverse student body, enable innovative research and creative activities, and transform lives and communities through outreach and engaged scholarship, applicants should have experience working with diverse student populations at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels within individual or across the areas of teaching, research/creative activity, and service.

    Required Qualifications:

    1. Candidates must hold a doctorate in Management or a related field. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply if all doctoral degree requirements will be completed by August 2025.

    2. A demonstrated record or aptitude for high-quality research in the field of management.

    3. Specific experience in teaching management courses; including strategy, entrepreneurship, family business, leadership, organizational behavior, and/or human resource management.

    4. Service experience or demonstrated aptitude to engage in service to the department, college, and university.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    1. In addition to the required qualifications, individuals with the following preferred qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply: Candidates with experience or aptitude for program building.

    Safety Information:

    Adherence to robust safety practices and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations are responsibilities of all TTU employees.

    Equal Opportunity Statement:

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Please include the following documents in your application:

    1. Curriculum Vitae

    2. Cover Letter

    3. Research statement

    4. Teaching statement

    5. Other document(s) directly related to required qualifications

    6. List of references

    Questions about this position should be directed to Dr. Hans Hansen, Search Committee Chair at Hans.Hansen@ttu.edu. If you need assistance with the application process, contact Human Resources, Talent Acquisition at hrs.recruiting@ttu.edu or 806-742-3851.

    Application Process

    The deadline to submit applications is on 15 July 2024.

    To ensure full consideration, please complete an online application at: (insert hyperlink here). Requisition # 37664BR

    Jared Allen
    Assistant Professor
    Texas Tech University
    Lubbock TX
    (480) 231-1351