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Institution: Florida International University
Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, Full Professor
Area: Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Cross-Cultural Management
Location:Miami, Florida, United States
Start Date:Open
Deadline:Until Filled
Posted:October 16, 2017
Description:

Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

The Management and International Business Department at Florida International University’s College of Business invites applicants for two positions as a tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Both positions are in the area of International Business:

  • The first seeks the added ability to teach courses in either Strategy or Entrepreneurship.
  • The second seeks the ability to teach courses in Cross-Cultural Management.

Required qualifications include (1) a Ph.D. in Business Administration or a related field, (2) a demonstrated ability to publish research in premier management and international business journals, and (3) a demonstrated ability to effectively teach undergraduate, masters, doctoral and executive education courses in the aforementioned areas. Teaching excellence is expected, and teaching responsibilities for both positions will be primarily at the graduate level and will include executive education and offshore opportunities. Compensation is highly competitive and includes numerous supplemental resources.

The College of Business, and particularly the International Business programs, at FIU are recognized as being among the best in the United States. The College has established international prominence through partnerships with over thirty distinguished foreign universities, an advanced study abroad program, and offshore MBA programs. Our IB program is ranked in the top 7 undergraduate programs in the nation. Our faculty and doctoral students maintain strong commitments to the Academy of International Business (AIB), the Academy of Management (AOM), the Strategic Management Society (SMS) and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP) through publishing, editing, reviewing, and maintaining a presence in conference involvement and organizational offices. The International Business and Strategy faculty at FIU includes thought leaders in the field and numerous current and past officers of AIB, AIB-LAT, AOM, BALAS, IABS, Iberoamerican AOM, SIOP, and SMS (among others) including Aya Chacar, Carolina Gomez, Jerry Haar, Sumit Kundu, William Newburry, Ronaldo Parente, Karen Paul, Juan Sanchez, Jose de la Torre (emeritus), and Mary Ann Von Glinow (among others). We expect the candidate selected for this position to amplify our commitment to these professional organizations.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 514064 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching quality, in a single pdf file. Candidates are requested to only apply for the one position which they fit best and clearly indicate in their cover letter which of the two positions they are applying for.

Candidates should provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon submission of application. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by October 27, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. Please contact Dr. Stav Fainshmidt or Dr. Arun Kumaraswamy, Search Committee Co-Chairs, at mibposition@fiu.edu with any inquiries regarding this position.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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