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Tenure-Track OB Faculty Position at UT

  • 1.  Tenure-Track OB Faculty Position at UT

    Posted 23 days ago

    Assistant OR Associate Professor Position


    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville  

    Tenure-Track OB Faculty Position, Department of Management & Entrepreneurship

    The University of Tennessee's Haslam College of Business invites applications for a tenure-track Organizational Behavior position in the Department of Management & Entrepreneurship. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the Department, as well as to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. The effective date of employment is August 1, 2021, or when filled. Compensation will be competitive for this position.


    Required: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. from an accredited institution with a foundation and interest in Organizational Behavior or a closely-related discipline. The Ph.D. must be earned by August 1, 2021. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of quality scholarship and teaching effectiveness in Organizational Behavior.


    Our preferred candidates will possess:

    • An emerging or ongoing program of substantive research in premier refereed journals.
    • A strong background in research methods.
    • A desire to work with doctoral students.
    • The ability to complement and extend our faculty's research interests and the direction of the Department.
    • A record of demonstrated teaching success at an accredited institution.
    • The ability to contribute to the diversity and intellectual climate of the Department and University.

    Essential duties and responsibilities: Engage in research that results in premier publications.  Teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Participate in professional and university service activities commensurate with faculty rank.

    Haslam College of Business and Department Background 

    The Haslam College of Business is well-funded with a current endowment of $205 million dollars. The Haslam College of Business is AACSB accredited, with over 130 faculty serving approximately 5,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Classes are taught in the state-of-the-art James A. Haslam II Business Building.   

    The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship offers two undergraduate degrees, a master's degree in management and human resources, two university minors (entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship), and the Ph.D. degree in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, & Organizations. Tenured or tenure-track departmental faculty members include Melissa Cardon, Russell Crook, David Gras, Jessica Jones, Terry Leap, Alex Miller, Tim Munyon, Tim Pollock, Codou Samba, Anne Smith, and Dave Williams. Our faculty have published in top journals including AMJ, AMR, ASQ, JAP, JBV, JIBS, JOM, Org Science, PPsych, and SMJ.

    The Knoxville Area

    Knoxville is located in east Tennessee, with a metro area of more than 850,000. Knoxville enjoys a mild climate, a beautiful and walkable downtown, varied nightlife, active neighborhoods, eclectic shopping and restaurants, and a low cost of living.  Knoxville is home to several large corporations and located within easy driving distance to Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Asheville, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Nashville are readily accessible by car, and the Knoxville airport offers direct flights to 29 destinations.

    Application Procedure 

    We will begin reviewing applications immediately, and candidates applying by September 14, 2020 will receive a complete review of their credentials.  We will conduct initial interviews via videoconference, and will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Applicants should forward a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to https://apply.interfolio.com/78373 in the care of: 

    Dr. Timothy Munyon, Search Committee Chair
    Department of Management
    Haslam College of Business
    404 Stokely Management Center
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    Knoxville, TN 37996-0545 

     Non-Discrimination Statement 

    All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. 

     Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. 

     In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN  37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498.  Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

    Timothy Munyon
    University of Tennessee
    Knoxville TN