The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate position in strategic management beginning in fall 2018 (or spring 2019). Individuals with secondary expertise in international management are especially encouraged to apply, as well as those with interests spanning other areas in the Department (e.g., information systems, leadership, and organizational behavior). Candidates at the senior assistant/associate professor level are expected to have a record of scholarly accomplishment that includes publications in the leading strategy journals and demonstrated teaching excellence at the MBA and undergraduate levels. At the assistant professor level, candidates are expected to demonstrate potential for research and teaching excellence. The position requires an earned doctorate in a relevant management discipline before the initial appointment. Preferred qualifications include experience with the case teaching method and relevant industry experience. Salary and benefits will be competitive with leading business schools, and necessary support for conducting research and professional development will be provided.
Benefits of working at the Bloch School include a 2-2 teaching load for active researchers, strong support for research and travel, and generous summer support for untenured faculty for the first five years.
The Bloch School excels in innovative undergraduate, graduate and executive education. The School's BBA, professional MBA, intensive full-time MBA, EMBA, and MS programs, are strong offerings attracting regional, national, and international students. The Bloch School's foundation, as reflected in the strategic plan, includes transparency, a desirable workplace, and diversity.
The Henry W. Bloch School of Management is endowed by Henry W. Bloch, founder of H&R Block. The Kansas City metro is headquarters for many major corporations, including Sprint, Hallmark, H&R Block, Cerner, American Century Investments, DST Systems, AMC Theatres, and several major foundations. The strong connections between the region's business community and Bloch provide opportunities for students, faculty, and business leaders to interact. The Kansas City metropolitan area is also well known for its reasonable cost of living, enriched quality of life, financially supportive donors, and excellent elementary and secondary school options. The greater Kansas City area has all of the amenities expected of an outstanding metropolitan area, including professional sports teams and world-class arts organizations.
UMKC enrolls a diverse student population of approximately 16,000. The Bloch School has approximately 1,800 students, more than 50 full-time faculty, and excellent facilities. The School offers programs at the undergraduate, graduate, executive, and doctoral levels. Its business and public administration programs are accredited by AACSB International and NASPAA, respectively. More information about the Bloch School and the department may be found at http://www.bloch.umkc.edu .
Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
As a UMKC employee, you’ll belong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.