Organizational Behavior – Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Department of Management
Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University
The Robinson College of Business (RCB) of Georgia State University (GSU) invites candidates for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor within the Department of Management in the area of Organizational Behavior to be effective August 2021. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to publish high-quality research in premier management journals. They should have earned (or will complete) a Ph.D. in a relevant field from an AACSB-accredited university (or international equivalent) prior to appointment. The Department values a commitment to quality teaching at the undergraduate, master’s, and PhD levels. Salary, teaching load, and research support are competitive with other Research 1 universities.
Applicants should have expertise in supporting the GSU’s strategic goal of becoming a national model of diversity and inclusion and the RCB’s strategic goal of being at the forefront of transforming business education and research through convergence of new technologies and digital capabilities. We are especially interested in hiring scholars with interests in studying technologies (AI, automation, robotics etc.), workforce diversity and inclusion, social justice and their impact on employee and organization wellbeing. Successful candidates will complement current faculty and contribute to research mission of the department and the college’s commitment to AACSB award-winning programs including the Institute for Insight—a newly created unit with a research focus on how the computing and digital capabilities of the future can transform business and society, and WomenLead—a signature experience designed to promote women as future leaders, and the university’s commitment to providing educational opportunities to one of the most diverse student bodies in the U.S. The successful applicant will join a department of faculty and staff who are committed to innovative teaching; diverse, equitable, and inclusive excellence; and interdisciplinary collaboration.
The Department of Management is composed of outstanding and collegial faculty whose research and teaching interests represent different facets of management including Organizational Behavior (OB), Human Resource Management (HRM), Strategic Management, Operations Management, and Business Analysis. Currently, the OB/HRM group includes the following management scholars: Kris Byron, Ashley Fulmer, Chad Hartnell, Songqi Liu, Todd Maurer and Ed Miles. Our recent work appears in premier outlets such as Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, and Psychological Bulletin. Faculty research has also received support from the National Science Foundation. Several faculty members fulfill major editorial roles in premier publication outlets and serve leadership positions at professional organizations including multiple divisions under the Academy of Management. They also engage with colleagues in other units of the Robinson College of Business, GSU, and neighboring and international universities in a variety of professional activities.
The OB/HRM faculty’s research mission is to improve employees’ experiences, ingenuity, and productivity at work – enabling them as resources for organizations to anticipate and rapidly respond to changes in their competitive landscape. Toward this end, we adopt innovative approaches to research that derive impactful insights, solve current problems, and provide forward-looking solutions associated with the future of work. Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for innovative and impactful research as well as a research pipeline that helps to advance our collective mission.
ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT
GSU is a leading urban research university located in the heart of Atlanta. It is the largest university in Georgia with more than 50,000 students enrolled and continues to lead the state and nation in graduating economically and racially diverse students on-time and at a reasonable cost. Pell-eligible students, many of whom are first-generation college students, currently represent 58% of the University’s undergraduate student population, ranking first among all national universities in the percent of Pell students that it enrolls. Additionally, GSU is ranked as the #3 most innovative university in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
With more than 8,000 students and 170 faculty members, RCB is one of the largest and most diverse business schools in the country. According to Standard & Poor’s, more Georgia executives hold graduate degrees from Robinson and Georgia State than from any other school in the nation. The college is highly ranked: according to the University of Texas at Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Ranking, Robinson’s research productivity makes us #1 in Georgia and #4 in the Southeast. Its flagship part-time MBA is ranked among the best by Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report, and its Executive MBA is considered by Financial Times to be one of the world’s premier programs. RCB’s newly created Institute for Insight and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute as well as other units provide exciting collaborative opportunities to address interesting and innovative organizational problems. In addition, the city of Atlanta provides an excellent setting for someone with interests in organizational behavior with 16 Fortune 500 companies and 30 Fortune 1000 companies headquartered in the metropolitan area.
FURTHER INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Further information about the RCB and the Department of Management is online at http://robinson.gsu.edu/and https://robinson.gsu.edu/academic-departments/managerial-sciences/. Applicants should apply online at http://academicjobsonline.org/ (registration is free) and upload their letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions related to the position should be sent to Dr. Chad Hartnell at firstname.lastname@example.org. The position is contingent upon final budget approval by the University.
Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution, an affirmative action employer and accommodates individuals with disabilities. All applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background report.