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Institution: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate Professor
Area: Strategy, International Business
Location:Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Start Date:August 15, 2018
Deadline:March 1, 2018
Posted:July 12, 2017
Description:

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 to begin fall 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.

We will interview qualified candidates at the 2017 Academy of Management Conference in Atlanta, GA. Please submit a formal application online (see instructions below) or e-mail a letter of interest and CV by July 17 to Dr. Jae Jung (jungjc@umkc.edu), search committee chair, and copy Susan Mott (motts@umkc.edu), administrative assistant, and indicate in your cover letter if you will attend the Academy of Management Conference.

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 .

Online Application Instructions

The position has been formally approved and applications should be submitted online at: http://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/ (Asst/Assoc Professor in Strategic Mgmt - Bloch School – 57048, ID# 22921). 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. References will not be contacted without permission of the candidate.

UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621. To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Affirmative Action at 816-235-1323.

Requirements

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.

About Henry W. Bloch School of Management Degree Programs

The Bloch School offers the degrees of bachelor of business administration (B.B.A.), bachelor of science in accounting (B.S.A.), master of business administration (MBA), master of public administration (M.P.A.), master of science in accounting (M.S.A.), master of science in finance (M.S.F.), and master of entrepreneurial real estate (M.E.R.E.). Within the MBA program there is an Executive MBA (EMBA) offering, and within the M.P.A., there is an Executive M.P.A. (E.M.P.A.). Additionally, the School has two joint degree programs with the UMKC School of Law, the J.D./MBA and the J.D./M.P.A. degrees, participates in the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program and offers a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. The Bloch School also offers business and entrepreneurship minors.

Mission and Vision

The Henry W. Bloch School of Management develops purposeful, entrepreneurial and innovative leaders to meet changing global demands, and advances knowledge and practice through excellent teaching, scholarship, outreach and service. The Bloch School aspires to be Kansas City's nationally and globally preeminent school of management focusing on entrepreneurship and innovative thinking as the foundation for transforming talent and achieving sustainable growth in for-proft, public, and nonprofit enterprises.

Accreditation

The Bloch School is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Public Administration (NASPAA).

Contact: Susan Mott

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