Assistant Professor

Tempe, AZ

WPC Department of Management & Entrepreneurship

Assistant Professor- Organizational Behavior: W. P. Carey School of Business, ASU


The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The Assistant Professor opening is a tenure-track position in the area of organizational behavior, with the appointment beginning Fall 2023. The hired individual must conduct high-quality research that is published in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship’s “A level” journals; effectively teach management courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level; serve as a research mentor to doctoral students; and interact effectively with colleagues to support and enhance our unique department culture.

Required Qualifications:

Must possess an earned doctorate in a related academic field or be close to earning that doctorate by the position start date (Fall 2023). 

Demonstrate the potential to actively publish in premier scholarly management journals (e.g., Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology).

Desired Qualifications:

Teaching excellence in one or more areas of management.

Strong research agenda, ideally as lead author with multiple thematic works in the review process at premier management journals.

Commitment to mentoring doctoral students, interacting effectively with colleagues, and providing service to the department, college, university and field.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit a cover letter that outlines their interest in the position, curriculum vitae, research statement (two-page maximum), and evidence of effective university-level teaching. Only electronic applications will be accepted via Interfolio

Application deadline is September 20, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

References will be requested during the latter stages of the selection process. If you have any further questions about the position, please contact Professor Shen at 480.965.1422 or

The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship is one of the pillars of excellence that makes the W. P. Carey School distinctive. Over the last five years, our research productivity continues to rank among the top five schools in North America in terms of publications in premier management journals ( Our faculty has a strong emphasis on research excellence. We have multiple faculty members who either currently serve or have served as editor or associate editor of top management journals, underscoring our commitment to a research-oriented culture. In addition, our faculty members are among the most award-winning teachers in the School and author multiple market-leading textbooks. We are an especially collegial group, and organizational citizenship is a cornerstone of our culture.

The faculty members in Management and Entrepreneurship represent the areas of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Organizational Theory, International Management, Ethics/Social Environment of Business, and Entrepreneurship. They include Blake Ashforth, Mike Baer, Jon Bundy, Rachel Burgess, Trevis Certo, Heewon Chae, Luis Gomez-Mejia, Amy Hillman, Peter Hom, Don Lange, Peggy Lee, Jeff LePine, Marcie LePine, Luiz Mesquita, Chris Neck, Tyler Sabey, Matt Semadeni, Amanda Sharkey, Wei Shen (Department Chair), Christine Shropshire, David Waldman, Milo Wang, Ned Wellman, David Welsh, and David Zhu. Additional information about the Department of Management can be found at

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Posted: 08/02/2022