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 2017 (or spring 2018). 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 .
An official copy of transcript(s), showing when degree(s), were conferred will be required before an official offer is made to final candidate.
The University requires that we maintain an official copy of your higher education transcripts. An official copy of that transcript must be sent to the Office of the Dean, Business Office, Attention: Mary A. Morgan, Henry W. Bloch School of Management, 5110 Cherry Street, Suite 223, Kansas City, Missouri 64110. You must hold a Ph.D. prior to the appointment effective date. Your appointment is contingent upon verification of your degrees.
Full Time/Part Time
This is a full-time, tenure-track, benefit eligible position.
Salary is commensurate upon experience.
Review of candidates will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To assure full consideration, electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the candidate's ability to meet stated qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, copies of publications (if any), and the names and contact information of at least three references. Application materials must be submitted by clicking the Apply Now tab below.
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For questions concerning the position, please contact Susan Mott (816-235-2896).
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