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Full Professor Position in Management - Virginia Tech

  • 1.  Full Professor Position in Management - Virginia Tech

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    Tenured Full Professor Position Announcement

    Department of Management, Pamplin College of Business

    Virginia Tech




    Position summary

    The Department of Management in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech seeks applications for one tenure-track full professor position in management to begin August 2022. This search is specifically at a full-professor level, so we are interested in candidates who are full professors or senior associate professors at strong research institutions.  Women and underrepresented minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We are open to both micro (such as OB and HR) or macro (such as strategic management and entrepreneurship) areas. Potential for an endowed professorship exists for a candidate with very strong research credentials. We are seeking candidates who through their research, teaching, and/or service can contribute to the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging efforts of the Pamplin College of Business community.  

    The Department of Management consists of 30 full-time faculty with an impressive range of leading-edge research and teaching expertise across the field of management. Our current faculty have published very recently in top journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Venturing, and Academy of Management Annals. You can see more about us at: https://management.pamplin.vt.edu/index.html

    The accolades received by the Department of Management and its research and instructional programs in recent years include # 25 ranking in the Princeton Review's list of top undergraduate programs in entrepreneurship and the top award (tied with Texas A&M) from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers for exceptional contributions in entrepreneurship research. Our current doctoral students have papers accepted in elite journals before they go to the job market. Our recognition and reputation have risen and continue to rise in many ways.

    Virginia Tech's $1B+ Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia (https://vt.edu/innovationcampus/index.html) is a key part of a long-term strategy to build world-class research and educational programs in technology entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging areas such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and cybersecurity (https://vt.edu/cciblueprint/index.html). These initiatives are supported by a growing number of public/private partnerships sponsored by Virginia Tech, the Commonwealth of Virginia, high growth startups, and leading global companies.

    The Pamplin College of Business offers majors in management, accounting and information systems, business information technology, finance, hospitality and tourism management, and marketing. The Department of Management is an active contributor to many of the college's programs such as the part-time MBA, EMBA, online MBA programs; the Master's of Information Technology program; and the Executive Ph.D. program.  A number of programs are conducted in the Northern Virginia/metropolitan Washington, D.C. area.

    The Pamplin College of Business, in conjunction with the College of Engineering and College of Science, has begun building a four-building complex known as the Global Business and Analytics Complex.  The first building is expected to be complete by 2023 (https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2021/03/gbac-groundbreaking.html). 

    Required qualifications: Candidates should have: (1) a doctorate in Management or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited or similar school; (2) strong program of scholarly research with recent publications in elite management journals and evidence of working with and mentoring doctoral students and junior faculty; and (3) instructional capabilities at the undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral levels; (4) the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging efforts of the college and university.

    Preferred qualifications: Preferred candidates will have: (1) Experience as a mentor to junior faculty and doctoral students, (2) Overlap of research interests with those of our current faculty in the micro or macro areas (3) Demonstrated teaching effectiveness at masters and Ph.D. levels.

    Virginia Tech is committed to building a diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from candidates from underrepresented communities, including women and underrepresented minority candidates. Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact McKinna Blankenship (mckinpg@vt.edu, 540-231-6353 with any questions.

    The Pamplin College of Business affirms strategic and intentional efforts that challenge the status quo and promote the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging of all stakeholders.  We are committed to people excellence and building a model inclusive community that embraces academic excellence and cultural humility broadly.  While Pamplin has observed paramount progress toward advancing issues of diversity over the past decade, we are transcending with a renewed, data-driven focus to seize opportunities that address diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging issues of the 21st century.  

    For inquiries about the position, please contact Professor Karen Schnatterly (schnatterlyk@vt.edu), Search Committee Chair.  The committee also includes Dan Beal, Richard Hunt, Steve Markham, Manisha Singal, and Phil Thompson.

    Review of applications have begun and will continue until the position is filled. You can apply through this link: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/516367/professor


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    Phil Thompson
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Management
    Pamplin College of Business
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)