Carlson School of Management 

University of Minnesota

Tenure-Track Positions in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship



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, 2018. We welcome applications from scholars doing research in the general area of strategic management, including such topics as competitive strategy, corporate responsibility and sustainability, business ethics, entrepreneurship, international business, and technology & innovation. 


We strongly prefer candidates at the Assistant Professor level, though qualified candidates at the Associate Professor level will also be considered. 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, Evan Rawley, Gurneeta Vasudeva Singh, Myles Shaver, Paul Vaaler, Joel Waldfogel, Alex Wilson, Sandy Yu, 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 Minneapolis, which forms part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, and is home to 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 other sectors.  Many faculty members pursue research projects with local companies.


The Twin Cities area is rated among the best metropolitan areas in which to live and is highly regarded for its thriving arts, music and theater communities as well as its diverse recreational opportunities.  The University of Minnesota is highly ranked internationally for research, and several department faculty maintain close ties with other University departments, including Sociology and Economics, as well as with the Medical School, the College of Science & Engineering, the Law School and the School of Public Policy.


Applications must be submitted online at and reference Job ID 319499 (direct link: and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, and two letters of reference. Other research papers or a dissertation abstract (for Assistant Professor level candidates), if applicable, and summaries of teaching ratings should be sent separately to [log in to unmask]. 


We will start reviewing applications October 2, 2017, so it is strongly recommended that a complete application be received by that date.  However, we will continue to accept applications until the positions are 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
Mary & Jim Lawrence Fellow
SME Department, Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota
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