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Assistant Professor of Management (Consulting, HR Management, Org Behavior, General) opening at James Madison University

  • 1.  Assistant Professor of Management (Consulting, HR Management, Org Behavior, General) opening at James Madison University

    Posted 12-14-2020 13:37
    Edited by Angela Heavey 12-14-2020 14:32
    The Management Department in the College of Business at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning Fall 2021.

    A Ph.D. in Management or a related field is required, a Ph.D. from an AACSB-accredited program is preferred.

    Position start date is August 2021. Review of applications will begin January 19, 2021.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    We are seeking a candidate who can teach courses in Consulting or Human Resource Management, with a secondary teaching area in Organizational Behavior, or General Management. The successful candidate must provide evidence of teaching effectiveness and outstanding research potential.

    Normal teaching load is three 3-credit courses per semester during the regular academic year. The successful candidate will be expected to engage regularly in service to the department, the college, the university, and the profession.

    About James Madison University
    The AACSB-accredited James Madison University College of Business includes nationally ranked undergraduate and graduate programs. Five years post-graduation, Virginia residents attending the CoB had the highest return-on-investment of the 82 business schools included in Poets & Quants 2017 undergraduate business program ranking. In 2018, the Information Security MBA was recognized as #1 in the nation for the Best Online Information Security MBA Programs, and #16 in the Princeton Review's list of the top 25 Online MBA Programs. The College includes the Center for Entrepreneurship, Center for Professional Selling, Small Business Development Center, Capital Markets Lab, Madison Consulting, and other programs focused on outreach and engagement with the business community. Our very successful alumni hold C-suite positions at major corporations including SAP, Fidelity, Bank of America, IBM, McKinsey & Company, Deloitte, KPMG, and other Fortune 500 companies and readily engage with the College. The faculty are teacher-scholars who are collaborative and supportive colleagues. The College has approximately 4,100 students in its AACSB programs and is highly regarded across the JMU campus community.

    Located in the heart of Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is one of the most diverse communities in the State of Virginia. JMU is a highly selective, diverse, regional, comprehensive, student-oriented institution with a growing national reputation. The student body includes approximately 21,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students, and over 900 full-time instructional faculty. JMU offers strong liberal arts and professional programs in a variety of disciplines. The university is committed to innovation, superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national recognition for the quality of its academic programs and has been repeatedly identified as a best-buy for students.

    James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

    We promote access, inclusion, and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents, and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The University is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.
    Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991

    Application Instructions

    All candidates must apply for this position using JMU's on-line job application system. To apply, visit http://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/8140 or go to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number F1526. Candidates will complete the application and attach the following documents:

    • Cover letter. In addition to articulating interest and qualifications, this document must include a discussion of the candidate's contributions or potential contributions to the diversity of the classroom, program, and university.
    • Curriculum Vitae (including e-mail address, telephone, mailing address and including contact information for three references)
    • Documentation related to teaching effectiveness. (Other Document #1)

    Please DO NOT send "paper" application packets or supplemental materials; all application materials must be submitted on-line.

    Questions can be directed to search committee chair Dr. Eric Stark, starkem@jmu.edu.

    All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal history check.

    Angela Heavey
    James Madison University