Assistant or Associate Professor of Management and Organizations


Assistant or Associate Professor Position Spring 2022 or Fall 2022 Start

Department of Management and Organizations

Edwin L. Cox School of Business


The Department of Management & Organizations (MNO) in the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University invites applications for an open position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with teaching expertise in the area of Organizational Behavior and/or HRM (broadly defined), with a January 2022 or August 2022 start date. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a related field by the start of employment, and a promising and/or demonstrated record of research productivity in premier journal outlets. Evidence of high-quality teaching is also required. Both salary and teaching load are competitive, as is support for research and instruction.  

MNO seeks an individual who works well and desires to participate in a collegial, research-oriented department. The department consists of Marcus Butts (Chair), Maribeth Kuenzi, Al Niemi, Robin Pinkley, Don Vandewalle, and Zhen Zhang. In the past two years, faculty members have had publications accepted in top-tier journals including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Personnel Psychology. For more information about the MNO Department, please visit:

The Cox School of Business receives national and international recognition for the quality of its academic programs, distinguished faculty, and prominent alumni. U.S. News and World Report ranks the Cox Business School #44 and the part-time MBA #57. Cox recently celebrated its 100th year of business education, and is planning to break ground on new facilities to go along with its state-of-the-art Collins Executive Education Center as it enters into its second century. Visit:

SMU is a private, nonsectarian university of 12,000+ students located in University Park, near the heart of Dallas that is a distinguished center for global research with a liberal arts tradition.

The DFW Metroplex area is a major hub of commerce, culture, and, transportation in the nation. The Dallas Arts District, the largest urban cultural district in the nation, is the home of a vibrant arts community that includes the Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Meyerson Symphony Center, Nasher Sculpture Center, Winspear Opera House, Wyly Theater and the City Performance Hall. The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex has a robust, diverse economy and is home to many Fortune 500 companies and has more corporate headquarters than any other metropolitan area in the country. Major companies include ExxonMobil, AT&T, Fluor, AMR/American Airlines, Kimberly-Clark, HollyFrontier, Energy Transfer Equity, Southwest Airlines, J.C. Penney, Dean Foods, Texas Instruments, Tenet Healthcare, GameStop, Commercial Metals, Celanese, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Toyota North America, and Energy Future Holdings. DFW International Airport and Love Field, the home of legendary Southwest Airlines, serve the area. Visit:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until hiring is completed. However, to ensure full consideration for the position, application materials must be received by July 22, 2021. For an initial virtual interview during the 2021 Academy of Management Annual Meetings, application materials should be received by July 16, 2021. Please submit all application materials including a cover letter, curriculum vita, 3 letters of reference, sample publication, and teaching evaluation/effectiveness data via Interfolio Any questions or inquiries may be directed to the MNO administrative assistant Jill McGinness or department chair Marcus Butts at

SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601,

Hiring is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check.