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Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in Management - James Madison University

  • 1.  Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in Management - James Madison University

    Posted 09-05-2023 10:08

    The Management Department in the College of Business at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Management position to begin in Fall 2024. Advanced assistant professors are especially encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in Management or a related field is required, while a Ph.D. from an AACSB-accredited program is preferred. We are seeking a candidate who can teach courses in human resource management, with a possible secondary teaching area in organizational behavior or management consulting. The successful candidate must provide evidence of teaching effectiveness and outstanding research potential. 


    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 the most diverse 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 1,000 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.

    Position start date is August 2024. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2023.


    All candidates must apply for this position using JMU’s on-line job application system. To apply, visit https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/15249 or go to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number 1554. Candidates will complete the application and attach the following documents:

    • Cover letter
    • Curriculum vitae including e-mail address, telephone, mailing address and contact information for three references
    • Statement of inclusive excellence discussing the candidate’s contributions or potential contributions to the diversity of the classroom, program, and university
    • Documentation related to teaching effectiveness


    All application materials must be submitted on-line. Questions can be directed to search committee member Dr. Roxanne Ross (ross2rl@jmu.edu).


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



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    Roxanne Ross
    James Madison University
    Crozet VA
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