Assistant Professor of Management, Strategy and/or Entrepreneurship
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Type: Full Time
Computer and Information Science
Academic / College and University
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant Professor of Management, Strategy and/or Entrepreneurship [R0127365].
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
PROFILE of the DEPARTMENT
The UNLV Department of Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MET) in the Lee Business School – AACSB accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels – is committed to increasing the research profile of LEE. The department consists of 27 full-time faculty, including 23 tenured and tenure-track faculty, spanning the disciplines of Information Systems (IS), Management, and Entrepreneurship. The management and entrepreneurship areas within the MET department consists of 14 full-time faculty members (excluding the Dean), including 12 tenured and tenure-track faculty.
Current faculty members in the Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology department have published in top management and information systems journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing,Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Journal of Management Information Systems, among others. MET faculty have also published in other reputed journals outside the business discipline, such as in medical informatics (Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association) and psychology (Psychological Methods), and have received grants from prestigious US Federal Agencies (e.g., NSF, AHRQ).
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
The MET department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin Fall 2022. The ideal candidate is someone who studies important questions in management, strategy and/or entrepreneurship, preferably taking an analytical approach. The analytical background may relate to mathematical modeling/simulation, management science, operations research, or other quantitative areas (e.g., econometrics, machine learning). Requirements of the position include: conducting significant research leading to high-quality, peer-reviewed publications; teaching undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses, both in-person and online as needed, in quantitative business analysis, strategic management, and/or entrepreneurship; and performing service activities for the department, school, university and profession. The normal teaching load for tenure-track faculty is two courses a semester.
This position requires a Ph.D. in Management, Strategy, Entrepreneurship or closely related field from a regionally accredited and AACSB accredited college or university, a strong research portfolio or pipeline, and demonstrated teaching effectiveness. ABDs may be considered but credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment. The successful candidate will have a strong research program as evidenced by publications (or advanced stages of revision) in premier journals and/or a successful history of receiving/submitting grants from noted federal or state agencies (such as NSF, NIH, AHRQ etc.) and a substantial research pipeline. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate advanced quantitative skills in the areas noted above. Preference will also be given to candidates with prior teaching experience and evidence of effective teaching.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. UNLV offers an attractive package of benefits that includes a generous state contribution to a defined contribution retirement plan. Additionally, Nevada does not have a state income tax, and UNLV employees do not pay Social Security tax.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by November 15, 2021. Materials should be addressed to Professor Darryl Seale, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.
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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
TITLE IX STATEMENT
UNLV does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities, including admissions, on the basis of sex/gender pursuant to Title IX, or on the basis of age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, color or religion pursuant to Title 4, Chapter 8, Section 13 of the NSHE Handbook. Reports of discriminatory misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and/or concerns about noncompliance with Title IX or any other anti-discrimination laws or policies should be directed to UNLV’s Title IX Coordinator Michelle Sposito. The Title IX Coordinator can be reached through the online reporting form, by email at email@example.com, by phone at (702) 895-4055, by mail at 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV, 89154-1062, or in person at Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH), Room 555.