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2 Year Visiting Post-Doc position in the Cox Business School at Southern Methodist University

  • 1.  2 Year Visiting Post-Doc position in the Cox Business School at Southern Methodist University

    Posted 11-08-2018 18:03

    SMU Niemi Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position in Organizational Leadership for Fall 2019

    SMU's Cox School of Business invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship position in The Niemi Center for Economic Growth and Leadership Development to begin in Fall 2019. While housed in The Niemi Center, the post doc may also work with Management and Organizations (MNO) faculty on research and also have exposure to other faculty within the Cox School. The post doc will also have access to The Cox Behavioral Lab and the Dallas business community. The position appointment is for one year with the expectation of renewal for the second year as long as work is satisfactory.

    The fellowship offers a competitive salary with benefits and a research fund. In addition, for fellows seeking teaching experience, classes can be taught for substantial extra compensation (but teaching is not required).

    Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

    • Proactively designing and implementing research studies related to organizational leadership.
    • Writing and collaborating on study reports, scholarly papers, and conference presentations.
    • Work in The Niemi Center 10 hours per week assisting with administration and supervision of student research fellows.

    To apply, the candidate should submit the materials below, except reference letters, to https://smu.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=COX00000054&tz=GMT-05%3A00. Reference letters should be sent to Maribeth Kuenzi at mkuenzi@smu.edu. The committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

    1. CV with the projected date of PhD graduation (contract is contingent upon earning PhD by August 2019).
    2. A research statement that includes a clear statement of research interests and agenda.
    3. Three Letters of Recommendation, preferably one from the candidate's PhD advisor.

    Additional Information:

    SMU's Cox School of Business is a nationally ranked business school located in Dallas, Texas, the premier business center in the Southwest. MNO faculty consist of Mickey Quinones (Chair), Marcus Butts, Maribeth Kuenzi, Sal Mistry, Al Niemi, Robin Pinkley, McKenzie Rees, and Don Vandewalle. Faculty members have recent publications in top-tier journals including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, and Psychological Science.  The Dallas Fort-Worth (DFW) Metroplex offers a thriving business community in one of the fastest-growing regions in the country. The Cox School has great relationships with the business community and provides many research opportunities. The DFW Metroplex offers a relatively low cost of living, no state income tax, 22 Fortune 500 companies, the largest contiguous arts district in the U.S., professional sports teams, and a myriad of other activities.

    The Niemi Center provides students opportunities to be involved in impactful and world-changing research at SMU and the George W. Bush Institute. Housed within the George W. Bush Presidential Center, the Bush Institute is an action-oriented, nonpartisan policy organization with the mission of developing leaders, advancing policy, and taking action to solve today's most pressing challenges. The work is achieved through three Impact Centers – Domestic Excellence, Global Leadership, and the Engagement Agenda. More specifically, they tackle important issues in their Economic Growth Initiative, Educational Reform Initiative, Global Health Initiative, Human Freedom Initiative, Military Service Initiative, and Women's Initiative.

    Any questions or inquiries may be directed to Maribeth Kuenzi at mkuenzi@smu.edu .


    Marcus Butts
    Associate Professor
    Southern Methodist University
    Dallas TX