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University of Arkansas Assistant Teaching Professor Position

  • 1.  University of Arkansas Assistant Teaching Professor Position

    Posted 02-09-2023 17:07
    Edited by Lauren Simon 02-09-2023 17:07
    The Department of Management in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas seeks applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor position in the Department of Management. This is a non-tenure track position that offers an opportunity to teach both traditional and on-line classes. We seek candidates with diverse skills and abilities who want to play a meaningful role in the life of the Walton College of Business. This Teaching Assistant Professor position has a four-course teaching requirement each semester (12 credit hours per semester). The candidate selected will teach undergraduate courses in organizational behavior and human resource management and may be asked to teach master's level courses in the future. The expected start date for the position is Fall 2023, but we will consider a Summer 2023 start date for interested candidates. The appointment is potentially renewable and salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
    Required Qualifications:
    • Prior to employment, the candidate must have, or expect to have, a doctorate in Management or a related discipline from an AACSB (or equivalent) accredited university
    • Qualified as a Scholarly Academic or Practice Academic under AACSB standards (this could include recent publications in peer reviewed journals and/or engagement in professional practice through outreach, consulting, or other activities consistent with AACSB standards)
    • Interest or experience in teaching organizational behavior and human resource management related classes 
    Preferred Qualifications: 
    • Record of excellence and innovation in teaching undergraduate and master's level organizational behavior and/or human resource management related classes using face-to-face and online course delivery methods
    • Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Management, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, or I/O Psychology
    The Department of Management currently offers two undergraduate majors (Human Resource Management and Organizational Leadership and Management) and a Leadership minor for non-business students. We also offer a Ph.D. in Management. We are currently comprised of teaching and tenure-track faculty members who focus on human resource management and organizational behavior. Our faculty are active in and have received research and teaching awards from HR and OB-related professional organizations as well as from the University of Arkansas and the Walton College of Business. In addition, faculty have consistently published in top tier journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Personnel Psychology, among others. Additional information about the department is available at: http://waltoncollege.uark.edu/mgmt.
    The Sam M. Walton College of Business was founded at the University of Arkansas in 1926 and accredited by AACSB International since 1931. Walton has been ranked as a top 30 public business school for nearly two decades by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News & World Report ranks the college as the 24th best public business program and 36th among public and private institutions. In 1998 the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation gave Walton College an endowment of $500 million, at that time the single largest upfront cash gift to a business school. The college has a fall 2022 enrollment of over 7,700 under-graduate and 500 graduate students.  
    Fayetteville is in Northwest Arkansas, a region with unmatched natural beauty, culture, business and community. In addition to being home to the Sam M. Walton College of Business and the University of Arkansas, it is teeming with Fortune 500 companies and dynamic new startups. The region continues to be ranked in the Top 10 in U.S. News & World Report's Best Places to Live for the last seven years in a row. The Fayetteville region boasts an outstanding public school system, a low unemployment rate, and a low crime rate. Growth in the region has been propelled by the presence of large corporations such as Walmart, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., and Tyson Foods. In addition, the area has emerged as a major hub of Walmart retail vendors – more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies have a physical presence in the area – which has created a thriving business environment and many job opportunities in the region. With direct flights to over 20 cities, Northwest Arkansas National Airport offers a convenient mode of transportation throughout the country. The Northwest Arkansas region features a variety of outdoor recreational activities with excellent hiking, canoeing, and mountain biking opportunities. The area also features many cultural amenities including two symphony orchestras, an outstanding regional theater group, a comprehensive trail system, a botanical garden, and the world-class Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. For more see https://walton.uark.edu/about/fayetteville.php.
    Application Requirements
    Applicants should submit a letter of application and curriculum vita by March 9, 2023. Applications received by the date above will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
    The application letter and CV should include the following:
    • Evidence of interest or experience in teaching organizational behavior and human resource management related classes 
    • Experiences and knowledge related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (e.g., ways that DEI is incorporated into teaching, how DEI trends in the discipline are tracked, DEI philosophy, experiences teaching or working with diverse students)
    • Applicants who expect to complete their Ph.D. by August 2023, should send a brief description of their dissertation and the expected timeline for completion. Completion of the doctoral degree is expected prior to employment for the position offered.
    Finalists will be required to submit three letters of reference.
    All application materials must be submitted via our recruitment site:
    - OR -
    https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  (Search R0030972)
    For search related questions, please contact John Delery:
    Professor John E. Delery (jdelery@walton.uark.edu)
    Raymond F. Orr Chair and Professor
    Department of Management
    Sam M. Walton College of Business
    1 University of Arkansas, WCOB 402
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty. Therefore, the University is especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic departments. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

    Lauren Simon
    University of Arkansas
    Fayetteville AR