Dear colleagues,

The Department of Management in Western Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Strategy and Organizational Management starting August 15, 2019.

Ph.D. or nearly completed Ph.D. degree from an AACSB accredited institution in strategic management, organizational management, or related field is required. Anticipated teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in strategic management, business management, and other related areas. The successful candidate will have demonstrated capability for high-impact scholarly research and excellent teaching in an environment where collaboration and collegiality are valued. Service to the department, college, university, and the profession is expected.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system by Sept 1, 2018, although expressions of interest may be considered until the position is filled. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available on the website The following items should be including in the application:


  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Sample of Research
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness

Names and contact information of three reference providers will be collected during the application process. Reference letters will be requested by the Search Committee at a later date.


We will be conducting interviews at the Academy of Management conferences in Chicago Aug 11-14, 2018. Please submit your application material by Aug 1, 2018 to be considered for interview at AOM.                                        


The Management Department currently has 19 full-time faculty members. The department supports four undergraduate concentrations—business administration, human resource management, entrepreneurship, and international business—and an MBA program. (

The Gordon Ford College of Business is AACSB accredited in both business and accounting and currently offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in various business majors. The Management Department houses the largest number of majors within the College, and is one of the largest programs on campus.

Western Kentucky University offers an inviting, nurturing, and challenging work environment. The main campus is located on a hill overlooking the City of Bowling Green, a vibrant community with moderately priced housing and abundant entertainment, cultural, and recreational activities. 


Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment. Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO) at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.

on behalf of

Afzal Rahim

Chair, Selection Committee

Editor, Applied Management Journal

University Distinguished Professor of Management

Hays-Watkins Research Fellow in Management

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY 42103, USA

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