The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management, Assistant Professor, Lee Business School [R0123925]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu.
The position will be housed in the Department of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MET) in the Lee Business School. The MET Department has research and teaching programs in entrepreneurship, information systems, and management. The Lee Business School is AACSB accredited and is home to approximately 85 faculty and 4,000 students, including 500 graduate students.
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, 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.
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
The UNLV MET Department is seeking candidates to fill a tenure-track, assistant professor position in organizational behavior/human resource management with the preferred start date in July 2021. Requirements of the position include conducting research leading to high-quality refereed publications and performing service activities for the department, school, university and profession. This position involves teaching undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses in organizational behavior and/or human resource management related topics. Online and executive education offerings are also available to interested and qualified faculty. The normal teaching load for tenure-track faculty is two courses a semester.
Current faculty members in the Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology department have published in top management journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Management Science, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal.
This position requires a Ph.D. in organizational behavior/human resource management or a closely related area from a regionally accredited and AACSB accredited college or university. Applicants who are nearing the completion of their Ph.D. must be able to demonstrate their progression with reasonable expectation that they will have completed their program prior to the effective start date.
Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Pursuant to Assembly Bill (AB) 3 passed by the Nevada State Legislature during the 31st Special Legislative Session, employees are required to take furlough at a 4.6 percent monthly reduction in compensation from January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021.
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 April 5, 2021 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Richard Gardner, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. Questions can be directed to Richard Gardner (email@example.com). For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.
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