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Job Opening - Organizations and Social Change, University of Massachusetts Boston

  • 1.  Job Opening - Organizations and Social Change, University of Massachusetts Boston

    Posted 13 days ago

    The Department of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2022. Appropriate candidates will hold an earned PhD/DBA in Management or closely-related discipline (ABDs will be considered but must complete their PhD by 8.1.2022). Candidates will be expected to teach in-person and online core and elective courses at graduate and undergraduate levels.

    Candidates from a variety of backgrounds are welcome to apply, but should possess research and teaching interests at the intersection of business and society. Topical areas of interest might include, for example, ethics, human resources/labor, entrepreneurship, and other related areas of management and organization. The position will support the PhD track in Organizations and Social Change, which provides a distinctive critical approach to management and organization studies.

    The Department is part of the AACSB-accredited College of Management, which offers bachelor and graduate degrees, including an MBA that can be completed online, on campus, or a combination. The college has a Center for Collaborative Leadership, an Entrepreneurship Center, and it collaborates in cross-college initiatives such as the Sustainable Solutions Lab and the Venture Development Center.  Numerous opportunities for research and collaboration exist with faculty, businesses, governmental agencies, institutes, and research centers in the university system and in the greater Boston area. The region is a global hub of innovation and expertise in a number of sectors, including financial services, clean tech, healthcare, life sciences, education, and software development.

    The University of Massachusetts Boston has outstanding research programs in a number of fields and has been designated as an institution of "high research activity" by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Located on Boston Harbor in one of the most intellectually rich and innovative cities in the United States, UMass Boston is recognized nationally as a model of excellence for urban universities. Its nine colleges and schools enroll about 16,000 students and employ more than 800 full-time and part-time faculty, who provide over 200 academic programs leading to baccalaureate, certificates, master's and doctoral degrees.

    Please apply online with a current curriculum vitae, cover letter or statement of interest, sample publications, evidence of teaching ability (if available), and contact information for three letters of recommendation: https://employmentopportunities.umb.edu/boston/en-us/job/510149/assistant-professor-management

     UMass Boston requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to confirm proof of their vaccination status. Exemptions from the vaccine requirement will be permitted only for qualifying religious or medical reasons. Regardless of vaccination status, you must wear a face covering in public indoor spaces on campus.

    Applications will be accepted continuously until the position is filled, but the review of applications will begin on November 1st, 2021. For more information please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. David Levy at David.Levy@umb.edu, or Chair of the Management Department, Dr. Edward Carberry at Edward.Carberry@umb.edu

    Edward Carberry
    University of Massachusetts Boston
    Boston MA
    (617) 287-7885