University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee — Assistant Professor, Management

The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Strategic Management, to begin in the Fall of 2020.

Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. in Business or a closely related field, focusing on Strategic Management or an allied area.  Required qualifications also include proven research skills and a strong interest in teaching courses in Strategy, Innovation, and/or Entrepreneurship.  Candidates with anticipated Ph.D. completion by August 2020 will also be considered.  Preferred qualifications include demonstrated evidence and potential for high-impact research, teaching excellence and superb communication skills as evidenced in teaching evaluations, and the ability to work collegially and collaboratively within the university and the business community.  Highly preferred qualifications also include a research record of exceptional quality published in top peer-reviewed journals.  

The primary responsibilities in this position will be to provide teaching excellence in the Lubar School of Business and scholarly research for publication.  Additionally, the selected candidate will contribute to the mission of the Lubar School by engaging with, mentoring, and advising students, by providing service to the area, School, and University through committee support and other shared governance activities, and by enhancing the School’s strong linkages with the business community.  

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence.  Located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin, the campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan.  UW-Milwaukee is one of the nation’s top 131 research universities (R1 status) as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, and has a student enrollment close to 26,000.  The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, known for superior scholarly research and academic programs, is accredited by AACSB International since 1970.  It offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS, and PhD degree programs. With doctorates from some of the country’s leading universities, the full-time Faculty brings an impressive range of expertise to the Lubar School and their research has gained recognition in national and international rankings.  Additionally, our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence.  Further information is available at: www.lubar.uwm.edu.

Candidates seeking consideration must apply at http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/29465 and submit application materials electronically to include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, list of courses taught, teaching evaluations, and information about dissertation status and anticipated schedule for completion, if applicable.  To receive consideration, candidates must also provide a list of three references and their contact information, including postal addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers.  Initial review of applications will begin October 19, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  However, applications received after October 18, 2019 may not be reviewed. 

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an AA/EEO employer committed to increasing diversity in recruitment and retention and advancing our University as an inclusive campus.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.  Under Wisconsin’s open records law, requests for confidentiality will be honored.  However, the names and titles of all finalists must be disclosed upon request.  All finalists for this position will require a criminal records review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.  For information relating to the UWM Campus Security Report, see www.cleryact.uwm.edu or contact the Office of Student Life at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Questions about this position should be directed to the Search Committee Chairs: Dr. Edward Levitas 414-229-6825 / levitas@uwm.edu and Dr. Maria Goranova  414-229-5429 / goranova@uwm.edu. 

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