Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Strategic Management

Department of Management

Henry W. Bloch School of Management

University of Missouri – Kansas City


Pending budgetary approval, the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate position in Strategic Management to begin Fall 2017. Individuals with secondary expertise in international management are especially encouraged to apply, as well as those with interests spanning other areas in the Department (e.g., information systems, leadership, organizational behavior).  Candidates at the Senior Assistant/Associate Professor level are expected to have a record of scholarly accomplishment that includes publication in the leading strategy journals and demonstrated teaching excellence. At the Assistant Professor level candidates are expected to demonstrate potential for research and teaching excellence. The position requires an earned doctorate in a relevant management discipline before the initial appointment. Teaching opportunities include advanced undergraduate, graduate, and executive courses. Salary and benefits will be competitive with leading business schools, and necessary support for conducting research and for professional development will be provided.


Department faculty are attending AOM in Anaheim. Please e-mail a letter of interest and CV by July 29 to Sidne Ward ([log in to unmask]), Management Department Chair, and copy Susan Mott ([log in to unmask]), Administrative Assistant, if you are interested in meeting at AOM. See below for details on the formal search process.


The Bloch School excels in innovative undergraduate, graduate and executive education. The School’s BBA, part-time MBA, and EMBA programs, along with a new intensive full-time MBA program and MS degrees, are strong offerings attracting regional, national, and international candidates.


The Henry W. Bloch School of Management is endowed by Henry W. Bloch, founder of H&R Block.  Kansas City is headquarters for many major corporations, including Sprint, Hallmark, H&R Block, Cerner, American Century Investment Management, and several major foundations. The strong connections between the region’s business community and Bloch provide opportunities for students, faculty, and business leaders to interact. The Kansas City metropolitan area is also well known for its reasonable cost of living, enriched quality of life, financially supportive donors, and excellent elementary and secondary school options. The greater Kansas City area has all of the amenities expected of an outstanding metropolitan area, including professional sports teams and world-class arts organizations.


UMKC enrolls approximately 16,000 students. The Bloch School has approximately 1,800 students, more than 50 full-time faculty, and excellent technology resources.  The School offers instruction at the undergraduate, graduate, executive, and doctoral levels.  Its business and public administration programs are accredited by AACSB International and NASPAA, respectively. More information about the Bloch School and the department may be found at http://www.bloch.umkc.edu.


Upon formal approval, the position will be listed online at: http://www.umkc.edu/jobs . Candidates will need to submit all materials online.  Review of applications will begin immediately upon formal approval and posting of the position and will continue until the position is filled.


UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.


Best regards,


Jae C. Jung, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of International Business

Bloch School of Management

University of Missouri at Kansas City

5110 Cherry St., Kansas City, MO, USA 64110

Email: [log in to unmask]; Tel: 816-235-5161


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