Assistant Professor of Management

University of South Dakota

Assistant Professor of Management


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USD-School of Business


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The University of South Dakota’s Beacom School of Business seeks applications for an Assistant Professor of Management beginning in the 2023-24 academic year. The Management faculty offer courses as part of the core for all undergraduate and graduate business majors as well as an undergraduate major in management.


The successful candidate is expected to teach management courses in strategic management and leadership at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A secondary interest in organizational behavior is desired. The successful candidate is expected to bring a unique and innovative educational experience to students through classroom teaching and mentorship. As such, there is the opportunity for student engagement through mentoring student activities outside the classroom. The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes on the main campus in Vermillion, SD, online, and in Sioux Falls, SD. Duties include an annual teaching load of six courses.


REQUIRED Qualifications: A Ph.D. or DBA in Management or related field from an accredited business school. Candidates who are ABD will be considered. Other requirements are proficiency in oral and written communication, and enthusiasm for engagement, service, and the public good.


PREFERRED Qualifications: Candidates with a Ph.D. or DBA from an AACSB-International accredited business school are preferred. Related professional experience in management is preferred. Experience in teaching strategic management or leadership is preferred.


CONTACT: All candidates for this position MUST apply online at


For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671. Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application, (2) vita, (3) college transcripts (copies accepted) showing highest degree earned, (4) writing sample, and (5) contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers).


Department Description and Cultural Expectations

The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive; liberal arts-based state institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the Beacom School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Education, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences.


The Beacom School of Business is the leading business school in South Dakota and the region offering students a quality business education that goes beyond expectations. Our alumni have become global leaders in such fields as accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, business analytics and health services administration. The school offers multiple undergraduate majors in both Vermillion and Sioux Falls, including marketing, finance, accounting, management, human resources, health services administration, business administration, business analytics, innovation and entrepreneurship, supply chain management, and economics, as well as Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy, and Master of Science in Business Analytics degrees in Vermillion as well as online. Excellence in teaching is our expectation, both in the classroom and in mentoring and advising students outside of class. We deliver an innovative curriculum using the newest instructional methods.


The Beacom School of Business boasts:

  • accreditation by the AACSB International, placing Beacom School of Business among 5% of business schools similarly accredited worldwide
  • an online MBA program ranked #15 in the “Top 25” programs by Princeton Review
  • more than $400k in scholarships to business students awarded each year
  • strong corporate relationships providing excellent career opportunities for our graduates –a spring 2022 undergraduate employment rate of 97%.
  • Strong collaboration with rural small businesses across the state and corporate partners in Sioux Falls, SD.


Please visit our website at for more information.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


USD is committed to fostering a dynamic and welcoming working and learning environments for all. USD provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to ideological, political, or sectarian opinions or perspectives; or race, color, creed, religion, sex, ancestry, disability, national origin or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. USD is committed to the principles of free expression and encourages the timely and rational discussion of topics in an environment that is intellectually and ideologically diverse.


Contact Information

For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671.