Assistant/Associate Professor of Management/Business Ethics

Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The starting date is Fall 2017. We seek candidates whose primary research and teaching interests focus on the broad domain of Business Ethics. This may include the areas of corporate social responsibility, corporate sustainability, stakeholder management, and governance, among other topics. Ethical issues are a strong focus in the University which will soon be the home of a broad-based interdisciplinary Ethics Center housed in the MSB's new Business School building scheduled for occupancy in March 2017.

Candidates with secondary interests in Strategic Management or Organizational Behavior are desired. In Strategic Management, the emphasis should be in areas such as technology and innovation, start-up strategy, industry analysis, platforms and ecosystems, competition in high technology industries and markets, and organization theory. In Organizational Behavior, the emphasis should be in areas such as international management, HRM, leadership, project management, and quantitative research methods.

Interdisciplinary research and instructional activities are strongly encouraged, and ample opportunities are available to develop productive partnerships with other units of the University, industry, and with colleagues from other institutions and countries. While classes taught on load are primarily on-campus, additional opportunities regularly exist for online teaching which is strongly encouraged.

Located 30 miles northwest of Boston, UMass Lowell has over 18,000 students and is one of the largest public universities in Massachusetts. The MSB has over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by the AACSB International. The School is building program offerings at all degree levels and seeks to further enhance the faculty's high level of research productivity. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in the growth and delivery of all academic programs and related activities including our (1) Ph.D. program with a specialization in Leadership and Organization Studies, (2) Managerial Leadership concentration in the MBA program, (3) undergraduate Management concentration, (4) required BSBA course in Business Ethics, and (5) other ongoing initiatives in research, instruction and outreach.

Minimum requirements:

-Completed doctorate in Management, Strategy or Organizational Behavior with a primary specialization in Business Ethics from an AACSB International accredited business school (must have completed doctorate by the date of appointment)
-Evidence of ongoing scholarly publications in the broad area of Business Ethics  


Other considerations:

-A record of teaching effectiveness at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels
-Experience supervising and advising doctoral students
-Industrial, corporate or new venture experience
-Commitment to develop and sustain an externally funded research program
-Experience in teaching online or web-enhanced courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, preferably using the Blackboard Learn course platform
-Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to speak and write English clearly
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups  


UMass Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal.


To apply, upload a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, sample of scholarly work / publication, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names and contact information of three references at Application is open until the position is filled, but immediate applications are encouraged.


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.