Job Information

University of Utah Assistant or Associate Professor (Lecturer) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant or Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Department 00043 - Management Department

City Salt Lake City, UT


New Position to Begin August 1, 2021


Non-tenure track CAREER - LINE Faculty Position in Organizational Studies: The Department of Management at the David Eccles School of Business of the University of Utah ( seeks to fill a career-line position in organizational studies in August 2021, contingent on funding. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in organizational behavior or a related field, or show evidence of an earned doctorate by August 1, 2021. Candidates for a position at the assistant or associate professor rank are invited to apply. We are seeking individuals with a strong interest in teaching both undergraduates and graduate students. Evidence of teaching success, especially with students from diverse backgrounds, is a strong advantage. A record of scholarship and publishing is a plus, as is experience in business or other organizations. The Department of Management values candidates from diverse backgrounds and who have a commitment to improving access and inclusion. We enthusiastically encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

The Management Department tenure-track faculty includes Bryan Bonner, Kristina Diekmann, Jesse Graham, Glen Kreiner, Kylie Rochford, Harris Sondak, Amelia Stillwell, David Tannenbaum, and Elizabeth Tenney. The Management Department also has three groups of career-line faculty. Our communications group includes Kathryn Cañas, Jennifer Cummings, Stacey Overholt, Aaron Phillips, Georgi Rausch, and Jessie Richards; our business and liberal education group includes Mark Crowley and Derek Hoff; and our organizational studies group includes Ariel Blair and Lindsey Gibson. The faculty has expertise in a broad range of organizationally relevant topics, including ethical decision making, organizational justice, diversity and prejudice at work, identity processes, individual and group decision making, negotiations, intra-group conflict, and interpersonal and business communication. Our faculty are known for their research and teaching excellence. The Management Department has a robust doctoral program and currently includes twelve students.

The David Eccles School of Business offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters, executive, and doctoral levels, and teaching opportunities are available in various programs. The Management Department also offers courses in our non-degree executive education program.

The Department is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups; strives to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success while they are here. The University of Utah recognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners. This institution offers benefits to spouses.

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. This location offers excellent opportunities for outdoor recreation, including easy access to the Rocky Mountains, the red rock country of the Colorado Plateau, and numerous national forests and national parks. Salt Lake City is the center of a metropolitan area with a population of approximately two million residents, has extensive arts and cultural activities, and has an international airport that is a Delta Airlines hub.

Interested individuals should submit (1) a letter indicating interest, (2) a CV, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement, (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (6) a writing sample. Three letters of reference will be requested, upon application submission.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Harris Sondak, Chair, Department of Management, Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 02/08/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00644CF

Type Faculty