UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS – LEE BUSINESS SCHOOL
FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
About the Position
The Lee Business School (LEE) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is seeking candidates to fill a tenure-track, assistant professor position in strategic management to begin in August 2020. The position will be housed in the Department of Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MET). UNLV is classified as an R1 doctoral university with the highest research activity under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
All interested applicants must have a Ph.D. in strategy or a closely related area from an AACSB accredited university. ABD candidates completing their program prior to August 2020 will be considered. This position involves teaching undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses in Strategic Management and/or Entrepreneurship. Online and executive education offerings are also available to interested and qualified faculty. The normal teaching load for tenure-track faculty is 12 credit hours a year.
Current strategy faculty members have published in management journals such as Academy of Management Journal,Journal of International Business Studies,Journal of Management, Management Science, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal, as well as entrepreneurship journals including Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. UNLV offers an attractive benefits package that includes a generous state contribution (14.50%) to a defined contribution retirement plan. In addition, Nevada does not have a state income tax, and UNLV employees do not pay Social Security tax.
UNLV and MET Department
The MET Department has research and teaching programs in entrepreneurship, information systems, and management. The Lee Business School is home to approximately 85 faculty and 4,000 students, including 500 graduate students. Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting metropolitan research university comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. For more information, please visit http://www.unlv.edu.
Living in Las Vegas
UNLV is located in a major metropolitan area with a population of 2.2 million. Faculty members generally live in thriving Las Vegas master-planned communities known for their family-friendly environment, beautiful parks, miles of jogging and bike trails, and more sunshine than almost any other city in the United States. Food, shopping, and entertainment opportunities are unmatched; yet, residents enjoy a relatively low cost of living compared to other major cities such as San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, or New York. Las Vegas is home to three professional sports teams (Las Vegas Raiders of NFL starting in 2020, Vegas Golden Knights of NHL, and Las Vegas Aces of WNBA). Las Vegas is near the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Mount Charleston, and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and within comfortable driving distances of other metropolitan areas such as Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, and Salt Lake City. Attractions such as Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Lake Powell, and the Grand Canyon are within easy driving distances as well.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on October 1, 2019 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Monica Wang (email@example.com), Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions can be directed to Monica Wang (email@example.com), Search Committee Chair or Dr. Yong Li (firstname.lastname@example.org).