The Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship Department at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, seeks candidates to fill two full-time, tenure-track positions, starting in Fall, 2017.

.. For one position, we seek a candidate whose research draws on economic-based perspectives to strategic management topics, and

.. For the other position, we seek a candidate whose research interests are in the area of innovation, technology management or entrepreneurship.

We welcome applications from candidates with international interests in the above areas of study.


Appointments are sought at the Assistant or the Associate Professor level (which could be tenured or untenured). Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must be ABD or have completed a doctorate and must demonstrate a strong commitment to high quality research and teaching. Candidates at the Associate Professor level must have a demonstrated track record of successful research, teaching, and service.


Faculty in the Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship Department include Mary Benner, Sunasir Dutta, Dan Forbes, Russell Funk, Aseem Kaul, Jiao Luo, Ian Maitland, Alfred Marcus, Harry Sapienza, Gurneeta Vasudeva Singh, Myles Shaver, Paul Vaaler, Joel Waldfogel, Alex Wilson, Aks Zaheer, Sri Zaheer, and Shaker Zahra.   The department features a vibrant doctoral program and inter-disciplinary faculty engaged in research using many different approaches with a keen focus on quality scholarship.  Several department members are active as editors or on the editorial boards of major journals.  In addition, the Carlson School is recognized around the world as a leader in business education and research. To learn more about us, please visit our website at


The Carlson School is located in a vigorous business community.  The area features the headquarters of numerous Fortune 500 firms, a number of the world’s largest private companies, and a strong track record of entrepreneurship and innovation.  There are clusters of firms in high tech, medical devices, food and agriculture, and financial services, among others.  Many faculty members pursue research projects with local companies.


The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are rated among the best metropolitan areas in which to live, highly regarded for their thriving arts, music and theater.  The University of Minnesota is highly ranked internationally for research, and several department faculty maintain close ties with other University departments, including Sociology, Economics, as well as with the Medical School, the Engineering School, the Law School and the School of Public Policy.


Applications must be submitted online at  (Job ID 311483) and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and two letters of reference. For the Assistant Professor level, a dissertation abstract and a job market paper must also be submitted online. Other research papers, if applicable, and summaries of teaching ratings should be sent separately to [log in to unmask].


We will start reviewing applications October 3, 2016, so it is strongly recommended that a complete application is received by that date.  However, we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.


Questions about the search should be directed to the Recruitment Committee Coordinator at [log in to unmask].



The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Aseem Kaul
Assistant Professor
SME Department, Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota
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