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University of Massachusetts Amherst Assistant Professor of Management (Organizational Behavior and/or Human Resource Management) in Amherst, Massachusetts

Assistant Professor of Management (Organizational Behavior and/or Human Resource Management)

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Work type: Faculty Full Time

Location: UMass Amherst



Categories: Faculty, Isenberg School of Management

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Description

The Management Department of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position in Organizational Behavior (OB) and/or Human Resource Management (HRM). The rank is at the level of Assistant Professor, with a start date set for September 2024.


Candidates applying for this position should expect to have completed their doctoral degree in OB and/or HRM (or a closely related field) by August of 2024. Ideal candidates for this position will have an active program of research with expectations to publish in high quality scholarly journals such asAcademy of Management Journal,Academy of Management Review,Administrative Science Quarterly,Organization Science, andStrategic Management Journalas well as specialty OB/HRM journals such asJournal of Applied Psychology,Personnel Psychology,andOrganizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Candidates must have expertise or evident potential in providing quality teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Initial teaching responsibilities will be focused on developing and delivering innovative instruction in organizational behavior and/or human resource management at the undergraduate level. Potential or demonstrated ability to teach in both face-to-face and distance education formats to graduate students with considerable work experience is highly desirable.

Additional Information

The Management Department has a thriving undergraduate program and contributes to a highly reputed Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the Isenberg School. In addition, the department offers a long-standing and high-quality Ph.D. program with separate tracks in Organization Studies and Strategic Management. The members of the Management faculty are committed to conducting research that furthers state-of-the-art knowledge in their respective areas of expertise. For more information about the department and faculty research, please visit:

The Isenberg School of Management is AACSB accredited, with nationally recognized undergraduate and MBA programs. In addition to our repertoire of core business disciplines such as Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Operations & Information Management, we offer industry specializations through our Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management, and our Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management. In 2022, U.S. News & World Report ranked Isenberg’s undergraduate business program #49 in the nation and #1 in the northeast; our online MBA program #12 in the nation and #1 in the northeast; and our full-time MBA program #53 in the nation and #2 in the northeast.

Application Instructions

Along with the application, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae including the names and contact information of three (3) professional references, a writing sample, and a statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Evaluation of applications will begin September 1, 2023, and will continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified. We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications; salary and benefits are competitive.

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career and degree.

Advertised: Jun 22 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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