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The University of South Florida is hiring an assistant professor in OBHR (tenure-track)

  • 1.  The University of South Florida is hiring an assistant professor in OBHR (tenure-track)

    Posted 28 days ago

    The University of South Florida is hiring an Assistant Professor in OBHR (Tenure-Track)

    Position Details



    We are recruiting for an outstanding and collegial assistant professor in Management for the School of Information Systems and Management (SISM) in the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida (USF). USF is a Preeminent Research University situated in the vibrant and diverse Tampa Bay region, with campuses in Tampa (largest), St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee. This position will be located on the Tampa campus. Responsibilities will include conducting top-quality research and teaching courses in Organizational Behavior and/or Human Resources (OB/HR). Service activities that support the missions of USF, the Muma College of Business, and the Tampa Bay community will be appreciated. The Tampa Bay region is the 18th largest metropolitan area in the US, and faculty in the Muma College of Business are actively engaged with the local community. Before the start of employment (Fall semester of 2022), Candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in Management, or a related discipline including but not limited to Business, Psychology, or Sociology.

    Our management faculty members' research appears in leading journals such as those found in the University of Texas Dallas (UTD) or Financial Times Top 50 (FT50) journal lists, such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Information Systems, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

    The Muma College of Business at USF celebrates diversity and inclusive excellence in alignment with our Principles of Community. We believe our future success as an institution requires that we attract and retain a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. All job decisions at USF are made without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.


    Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.  Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor.


    Ph.D. degree from an accredited institution, in the discipline of Management or a related discipline including but not limited to Business, Psychology, or Sociology

    Evidence of the ability to produce high-quality research targeted at UTD24 ( /FT50 journals  ( through publications or papers (one or more) in advanced rounds of review (demonstrated through review report) at these journals.

    A demonstrated record of achievement in teaching via teaching evaluations whenever such information is available

    Evidence of the ability to meet and sustain AACSB faculty qualification requirements

    The ability to teach core and elective courses in Organizational Behavior and/or Human Resources at the undergraduate and/or Master's level

    Additional Information for Applicants

    Please include the following attachments when submitting your application:

    • Cover letter
    • CV
    • Research statement (up to 3 pages)
    • Teaching statement (1 page)
    • Statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (1 page)
    • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations with student comments)
    • Three writing samples or representative publications

    USF Tampa

    Information for Applicants 

    This position is subject to a Level #1 criminal background check.

    Job Opening Number: 28460

    Posting Date:  11/03/2021

    Posting End Date: 12/03/2021

    How To Apply 

    Go to the USF job website and apply. When applying to an opening you will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter and resume.

    Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.  YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

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    Equal Employment Opportunity 

    USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

    The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University's Title IX Coordinator.

    Work Location 

    Campus map and location overview: USF - Tampa Campus

    About USF 

    The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

    Working at USF 

    With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region.  At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees.  We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

    To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.


    Should you have any question about this opening faculty position, please contact Dr. Tony Kong (Associate Professor of Management & Faculty Director, Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership) at

    Dejun Kong
    Associate Professor
    University of South Florida
    Houston TX
    (813) 974-1879