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OB Faculty Position at the University of Oklahoma (Open Rank)

  • 1.  OB Faculty Position at the University of Oklahoma (Open Rank)

    Posted 11 days ago
    Open Rank Professor of Organizational Behavior


    The University of Oklahoma, Price College of Business, is pleased to announce that applications and nominations are being accepted for an (depending on qualifications) Open Rank Professor of Organizational Behavior beginning in fall of 2021. The position is Open Rank (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor), with a preference for recently graduated and advanced Assistant Professors. The intent is to identify a current or emerging scholar in organizational behavior, especially those with an interest in leadership. This person will continue to build our scholarly capabilities in one of these areas at the Michael F. Price College of Business.


    The candidate must have an earned doctorate in a relevant field. Evidence of high-level scholarly contributions or the potential to create such contributions to a relevant literature is required. Candidates for more senior ranks should have a nationally recognized research record, extensive teaching experience in leadership or related areas in organization behavior including at the graduate level, and other/service qualifications for tenure at the Associate Professor level or above at the University of Oklahoma Applicants must also be committed to excellence in teaching, to collegiality, and to fulfilling the mission of the Price College (https://www.ou.edu/price).


    This position offers a highly competitive salary along with research and travel support. The primary teaching responsibility will be in our MBA program, which has various formats, including online and/or in person at our 27,000 square-foot flagship facility for the Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business in the heart of Oklahoma City at OU's University Research Park on the Health Sciences Center campus (https://www.ou.edu/price/mba). 


    Applications will be reviewed starting December 1 and the process will continue until the position is filled.


    The University of Oklahoma is a comprehensive research university offering a wide range of undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. programs plus an extensive continuing education and public service program. The Michael F. Price College of Business is AACSB accredited at all levels with approximately 4,500 students in bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. programs.


    The Management and International Business Division in the Michael F. Price College of Business is composed of faculty with interests in human resource management, international business, leadership, legal studies, organizational behavior, social issues management, sports management, and strategic management.  We currently offer undergraduate degrees in Energy Management, General Management, International Business, and Sports Management plus a minor in Leadership. We deliver required courses for all Masters programs. In addition, we provide PhD concentrations in Organizational Behavior and International Business.  Currently the division has 17 full-time faculty members including the following management scholars: Ronald Anderson, Ana Bolino, Mark Bolino, Bret Bradley, Michael Buckley, Craig Russell, Margaret Shaffer, Mark Sharfman (Division Chair), Ryan Spalding, and Daphne Yiu. Our faculty is an active group of collaboratively minded scholars whose work appears regularly in premier outlets such as the Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, and Strategic Management Journal.  Several faculty also fulfill major editorial roles in these and other premier outlets, including current Associate Editor roles at Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Small Group Research.


    The city of Norman, Oklahoma is a vibrant community of approximately 120,000 residents and is often ranked among the lowest in the nation in terms of cost of living. In addition to numerous boutiques, shopping, and restaurants located directly north of campus, Norman is nicknamed the "City of Festivals" due to its numerous art, music, medieval, and other festivals held annually. The OU Campus is home to the Fred Jones Museum of Art, featuring a collection of impressionistic art valued at over $100 million including works of Degas, Monet, Cassatt, Van Gogh, Pissarro, Renoir, and others. The campus also houses the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, which won the National Medal for Museum and Library Science in 2014. In 2015 CBS Sports named the University of Oklahoma as having the best collegiate athletics program in the country.


    Located less than twenty miles from Norman, Oklahoma City is home to an international airport, numerous restaurants, retailers, NBA Basketball (Oklahoma City Thunder), AAA Baseball, USL Soccer, a world-class symphony, ballet, a travelling Broadway Series, and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art which boasts one of the world's most comprehensive collections from famed glass artist Dale Chihuly. Oklahoma City's Boathouse district is a training site for Olympians plus offers numerous recreational boating and cycling opportunities along the Oklahoma River.


    To apply, please upload a cover letter, current vita, names, and contact information for three references plus a summary of five years (or as many as are available) of teaching evaluations at http://apply.interfolio.com/80560.


    For additional information please contact Mark Sharfman (msharfman@ou.edu) or call (405) 325-2651.


    The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to:  admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides.


    Women, underrepresented group members, and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply.

    Mark Bolino
    University of Oklahoma
    Norman OK
    (405) 325-3982