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Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior and/or Human Resources

  • 1.  Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior and/or Human Resources

    Posted 03-06-2024 18:33

    The Department of Management in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of August 2024. The new hire will conduct research and teach in the area of OB and/or HR. We seek colleagues who can contribute to the College's research mission and degree programs at the undergraduate, MBA, and PhD levels, and other areas as appropriate. We seek individuals who are interested in being active members of a rich and collegial academic community. Salary, benefits, and research support are very competitive and consistent with other Big Ten universities.

    About the Department

    The Department of Management (https://business.unl.edu/academic-programs/departments/management/) includes 25 faculty members and provides a collegial environment for research and teaching. Our faculty members regularly publish in top-tier management journals and are awarded for their research and teaching accomplishments. We enjoy sharing our research in progress within the department to solicit ideas and feedback and regularly invite visiting faculty to do the same. The Center for Entrepreneurship, International Business program, and the Clifton Strengths Institute are affiliated with the Department of Management and administered by Management faculty.

    About the College

    The College of Business, established in 1913, moved into a new 240,000 square foot, $84 million-dollar state-of-the-art building in the fall of 2017. Its undergraduate program, consisting of 11 majors and 4 campus-wide minors, is ranked 38th by US News and World Report amongst public universities and its online MBA program was ranked 8th by the Princeton Review in 2023 and #29 by US News and World Report in 2024. Increased support for research and proximity to thriving business communities of Omaha and Lincoln help advance the college's research goals. The college prides itself on being an open and collaborative community. Visit the CoB webpage to learn more.

    Life in Lincoln
    Lincoln, population 292,000, is known for its college-town atmosphere and is the 3rd largest city in the Big Ten. Geographically situated in the center of the US, Lincoln is a comfortable drive from major the city centers of Omaha, NE; Kansas City, MO; Chicago, IL; Denver, CO; and Minneapolis, MN. As part of the Midwest Silicon Prairie, Lincoln was recently named America's brightest and most affordable tech hub by Livability and a Smart Gigabit Community by the National Science Foundation-funded nonprofit U.S. Ignite. The metropolitan area of Lincoln offers numerous attractions and entertainment options. Accolades also include: #3 best state capital to live in by SmartAsset; #32 best places to live in the U.S by U.S. News and World Report; and a #12 ranking by WalletHub's listing of best places to raise a family. Lincoln boasts low unemployment, low cost of living, and low crime. A strong vision for growth, vibrant downtown, extensive bike trails, numerous golf courses and parks, a wide variety of restaurants, shops and museums, and top college sports teams, help make Lincoln a great place to live. Find out more about Lincoln at https://go.unl.edu/connections, https://www.lcoc.com/meet-lincoln, https://aboutlincoln.unl.edu/, and https://www.lincoln.org/.

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    Applicants must have a Ph.D. in OB, and/or HR or a related field. Advanced ABD candidates will be considered; the degree must be conferred at the time of appointment.  Further, applicants must demonstrate a history of targeting top tier management-related journals. Candidates for this position must also have teaching experience and an interest in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Candidates should indicate a commitment to collegiality.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preference will be given to candidates with two or more years of experience teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level post Ph.D. degree completion. Candidates with a demonstrated ability to publish in top tier management journals (for example, AMR, AMJ, ASQ, JAP, JoM, PPsych, Org Sci, SMJ) are also preferred.

    How To Apply
    Review of applications will begin March 29, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Submit applications at https://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_240031. Click "Apply to this Job" and complete the information form. Applicants must upload: 1) a letter of interest, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a list of three references with contact information, and 4) one document containing: i) a sample of publications and current research, and ii) evidence of teaching experience and ability. All four documents are required for a complete file. Only complete files will be reviewed. Interested candidates may reach out to the department chair, Dr. Jake Messersmith (jmessersmith2@unl.edu) with any questions.

    As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

    Jenna Pieper
    University of Nebraska - Lincoln
    Lincoln NE
    (402) 472-9434