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REMINDER: Senior-Level Position in Organization Studies - UMass Amherst

  • 1.  REMINDER: Senior-Level Position in Organization Studies - UMass Amherst

    Posted 09-19-2019 10:37
    Senior-Level Position in Organization Studies
    Isenberg School of Management
    University of Massachusetts - Amherst



    The Management Department of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking applicants for an advanced Associate or Full Professor in the area of Organizational Behavior, Organization Theory, and/or Human Resource Management to start in September 2020. Candidates with exceptional records may be considered for the Douglas and Diana Berthiaume Endowed Chair in Management, which is a chair reserved for scholars of international renown who maintain an active program of prominent research and a demonstrated track record of institution building.

    Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Management or a related discipline and be an advanced Associate or Full Professor with tenure at their current institution. Applicants should possess the leadership abilities required to help shape the intellectual agenda within the Department of Management, and contribute meaningfully to school-level strategic needs. Within the Management Department, this individual will play a central role in the Organization Studies Ph.D. program by shaping the future direction for the program, as well as teaching and advising doctoral students. This individual is also expected to have the requisite skills to effectively deliver MBA and executive education. The selected candidate would further be expected to contribute to the growth of the department and the professional development of early-career faculty.

    In addition to the Ph.D. program in Organization Studies, the Management Department also offers a doctoral program in 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, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Studies. The Management Department also has a thriving undergraduate program and contributes to a highly reputed MBA program at the Isenberg School. 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, which is the #2 ranked program in the world. In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked Isenberg's undergraduate business program as 26th best among public universities, and the #1 public university in the Northeast. Additionally, Isenberg's Full-time MBA was ranked as 29st best among public universities, and the Part-time MBA (which includes both our evening and online programs) was 15th best among public universities. In the current Financial Times survey of online MBA programs, Isenberg ranked #1 in the U.S. and #3 in the world. Finally, Ph.D. tracks are offered in each discipline.

    The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts, and the flagship of the University of Massachusetts system. With approximately 1,300 full-time instructional faculty members and more than 30,000 students, UMass Amherst is the largest public university in New England. The university offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees in 88 undergraduate and 72 graduate areas of study, through eight schools and colleges. The campus is also a member of the Five College Consortium and collaborates with Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges on many initiatives and projects.

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

    Evaluation of applications will begin October 18, 2019 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.

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