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Assistant-Level Position in Strategic Management - UMass Amherst

  • 1.  Assistant-Level Position in Strategic Management - UMass Amherst

    Posted 28 days ago
    Assistant-Level Tenure-Track Position in Strategic Management
    Isenberg School of Management
    University of Massachusetts - Amherst


    The Management Department of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position in Strategic Management.  The rank is at the level of Assistant Professor, with a start date set for September 2023.

    Candidates applying for this position should expect to have completed their doctoral degree in Strategic Management (or a closely related field) by August of 2023. Ideal candidates for the position will have an active program of research with a demonstrated ability for high quality scholarly publications. Candidates must have expertise or evident potential in providing quality teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Potential or demonstrated ability to teach in both face-to-face and distance education formats to MBA students with considerable work experience is highly desirable. Initial teaching responsibilities will be focused on developing and delivering innovative instruction in strategic management, entrepreneurship, and/or international management at the undergraduate level.

    The Management Department has a thriving undergraduate program and also contributes to a highly reputed MBA program at the Isenberg School. In addition, the department offers a long-standing and high-quality Ph.D. program with separate tracks in Organization Studies and Strategic Management. The members of the Management faculty are committed to conducting research that furthers state-of-the-art knowledge in their respective areas of expertise. This research has appeared in top-ranked journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Studies. For more information about the department and faculty research, please visit:

    The Isenberg School of Management is AACSB accredited, with nationally recognized undergraduate and MBA programs. In addition to our repertoire of core business disciplines such as Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Operations & Information Management, we offer industry specializations through our Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management, and our Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management. In 2022, U.S. News & World Report ranked Isenberg's undergraduate business program #49 in the nation and #1 in the northeast; our online MBA program #12 in the nation and #1 in the northeast; and our full-time MBA program #53 in the nation and #2 in the northeast.

    UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

    To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three references, a diversity statement, and a writing sample on-line at:

    Evaluation of applications will begin September 6, 2022, and will continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications; salary and benefits are competitive.

    The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

    We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position.  Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.

    Bruce Skaggs
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Amherst MA
    (413) 545-5684