Assistant Professor in Organizational Studies

  • Amherst, MA


: $137,580.00 - $137,580.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Post Secondary

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Assistant Professor in Organizational Studies

Job no: 501126
Work type: Faculty Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Management
Union: MSP
Categories: Faculty

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Description:

The Management Department of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position in Organizational Behavior or Human Resource Management. The rank is at the level of Assistant Professor, with a start date set for September 2020.


Candidates applying for this position should expect to have completed their doctoral degree in Organizational Behavior or Human Resource Management (or a closely related field) by August of 2020. Ideal candidates for this position will have an active program of research with a demonstrated ability for high quality scholarly publications. Preference will be given to candidates whose research employs knowledge-based/organizational learning perspectives. Candidates must have expertise or evident potential in providing quality teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Potential or demonstrated ability to teach in both face-to-face and distance education formats to MBA students with considerable work experience is highly desirable. Initial teaching responsibilities will be focused on developing and delivering innovative instruction in organizational behavior and human resource management at the undergraduate level.

Additional Information:

The Isenberg School of Management is AACSB accredited, with nationally recognized undergraduate and MBA programs. In addition to our repertoire of core business disciplines such as Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Operations & Information Management, we offer industry specializations through our Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management, and our Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, which is the #2 ranked program in the world. In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked Isenberg s undergraduate business program as 26th best among public universities, and the #1 public university in the Northeast. Additionally, Isenberg s Full-time MBA was ranked as 29st best among public universities, and the Part-time MBA (which includes both our evening and online programs) was 15th best among public universities. In the current Financial Times survey of online MBA programs, Isenberg ranked #1 in the U.S. and #3 in the world. Finally, Ph.D. tracks are offered in each discipline.

The Management Department has a thriving undergraduate program and contributes to a highly reputed MBA program at the Isenberg School. In addition to the Ph.D. program in Organization Studies, the Management Department also offers a doctoral program in Strategic Management. The members of the Management faculty are committed to conducting research that furthers state-of-the-art knowledge in their respective areas of expertise. This research has appeared in top-ranked journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Studies. For more information about the department and faculty research, please visit:

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, expected job talk paper, and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants should apply by September 6, 2019 in order to ensure consideration. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications: salary and benefits are competitive.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Advertised: Jul 22 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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