Management Department, University of Connecticut

Position ID:UConn-Management Department-2018444 [#10939, 2018444]
Position Title: Assistant Professor In-Residence, Department of Management
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Management / Human Resource, Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/03/02, finished 2018/06/06)
Position Description:    

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

The Management Department in the School of Business at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor In-Residence to begin in Fall 2018. 

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (, a $1B Bioscience Connecticut ( investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (, and a $22.5 million commitment from Peter J. Werth, ensuring a legacy of innovation and entrepreneurship for generations of students to come. (  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 share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to the development of innovative courses, and to the mentoring of students in their professional development.  In addition, individuals will be expected to contribute to scholarship and outreach targeted at the professional community so as to maintain faculty qualifications under AACSB guidelines.  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.


This position involves teaching courses primarily in the areas of entrepreneurship/management at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with the ability to teach other management courses in the areas of strategy, international business, organizational behavior, or human resources.  Additionally, the position involves publishing research in academic or quality practitioner outlets, teaching-oriented journals, and/or scholarly books.  There is also the expectation of participation in service activities within the Management Department, the School and the University, as well as outreach to the business community.


  • Earned Ph.D. in Management or related field, or expected by August 23, 2018. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
  • Expertise in the field of Entrepreneurship.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence in higher education.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise students in learning projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated collegiality.
  • Ability to contribute through research, teaching and/or service and community engagement to the diversity and excellence of the Department’s mission.


  • Earned Ph.D. from an AACSB-accredited institution.
  • Taught corporate entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, and lean start up.
  • A demonstrated publication record.
  • Experience in undergraduate and MBA teaching.


This is a full-time, 9-month end-date non-tenure tack position with the possibility of annual reappointment, contingent upon positive annual reviews and program funding, and may lead to a multi-year appointment.  The successful candidate will be assigned a primary academic appointment at the Storrs campus, with the possibility of course assignment outside of the base campus or online.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Select “Apply" to complete your application on Academic Jobs Online.  Please submit the following and include your last name as well as search #2018444 in the document title for each document submitted:

  • A cover letter specifically addressing your credentials relative to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A one-page teaching statement with attached teaching evaluations.
  • 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 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 April 17, 2018.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018444).

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

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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:
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Further Info:
University of Connecticut
School of Business
Management Department
2100 Hillside Road, Unit 1041
Storrs, CT 06269-1041

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