School of Business, University of Connecticut

Position ID:UConn-School of Business-2017127 [#8132, 2017127]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Strategic Management Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Business / strategy, Management
Starting Date:2017/08/23
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/09/28, finished 2017/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Assistant/Associate Strategic Management Professor

Position Summary

The Management Department in the School of Business at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin in Fall 2017. 

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut ( and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut ( investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (  As part of these initiatives, we are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Management Department.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to scholarship through publication in premier management journals, participate in prominent national and international academic conferences, and help guide research efforts in their areas of expertise. In addition to research, individuals will be expected to teach appropriate courses at the undergraduate, master’s, and/or Ph.D. levels, including the supervision of Ph.D. students, and participate in outreach and service activities. Successful candidates will share a deep commitment to effective instruction. Successful candidates will also be expected to assist the University in its efforts to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into relevant course content; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

Minimum Qualifications

  • For Assistant Professor Rank:  Completed Ph.D. in management or related field, or expected by August 23, 2017. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
  • For Associate Professor Rank:  Completed Ph.D. in management or related field and a record of scholarly productivity that would support appointment to the rank of tenured Associate of Management (with developing national reputation), including publications in premier management journals, and a research pipeline to support sustained scholarly contributions.
  • Publications, or potential to publish, in premier management journals.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence in higher education.
  • A deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated collegiality.
Preferred Qualifications
  • A research agenda and teaching experience that complements department needs.
  • Evidence of pipeline for excellence in research.
  • Experience in undergraduate and MBA teaching.
  • Ability to contribute through research, teaching and/or service and community engagement to the diversity and excellence of the department’s mission.
  • Demonstrated interest in training doctoral students.

Appointment Terms 

The position is a full-time, 9-month appointment with a start date of August 23, 2017.  Rank, eligibility for tenure, and compensation package will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience. The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of work at UConn’s regional campuses across the state. 

To Apply

Please submit the following and include your last name as well as search #2017127 in the document title for each document submitted:

  • cover letter specifically addressing your credentials relative to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A one-page research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of graduate students, etc.)
  • A one-page teaching statement with attached teaching evaluations.
  • A one-page commitment to diversity statement (as related to broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.)
  • Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf. 

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Preference will be given to applications received by November 15, 2016.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check (Search # 2017127).

For more information regarding the Department of Management, please visit the department website at Inquiries other than applications can be directed to:  Pamela Costa, Management Department, University of Connecticut, School of Business, 2100 Hillside Road, Unit 1041A, Storrs, CT 06269-1041 or via email to

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
University of Connecticut
Employment Services
9 Walters Avenue
Unit 5075
Storrs, CT 06269

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