Assistant Professor of Strategic Management – Tenure Track

The John M. and Mary Jo Boler School of Business invites applications for a tenure track position in the Department of Management, Marketing and Logistics beginning in August 2015. A Ph.D. in Management or closely related field (or ABD with a spring 2015 expected completion date), a desire for excellence in teaching, and strong research capabilities is required. Teaching interests must include strategic management at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Preferably, the candidate will also have a related area of research and teaching expertise in international business, but other areas of research and teaching interests are also welcome.

John Carroll University is a Catholic, Jesuit University with approximately 4,000 students. The Boler School of Business is AACSB accredited for both its undergraduate and graduate programs and has separate AACSB accreditation for its Accountancy program. The Boler School offers two graduate degree programs (MBA and MS in Accountancy), and eight undergraduate majors. Three academic departments service more than 450 undergraduates (juniors and seniors) and 100 MBA students. The Management group currently has nine full-time, tenure track faculty and three full-time visiting professors, and is part of the Management, Marketing and Logistics Department, which consists of a total of 16 full-time faculty members.

The Boler School’s core strength is developing outstanding leaders who have confidence, integrity and a global vision. This is accomplished within a rigorous and challenging, yet compassionate learning environment. One of the distinguishing characteristics of the Boler School is the sense of community between students and faculty, and the alumni base in the business community is exceptionally strong and very supportive of the University.

John Carroll University’s campus is located in a beautiful, residential suburb of Cleveland, 20 minutes from downtown and 20 minutes from scenic countryside.  Cleveland is host to a wide variety of industries and has experienced significant growth in the areas of biotechnology, health care, and engineering. The city of Cleveland has undergone a series of transformations in recent years in downtown and lakefront development, which includes the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the First Energy Stadium, and the Great Lakes Science Center. The Cleveland Symphony, the Cleveland Museum of Art and Cleveland Playhouse Square are all nationally acclaimed cultural centers.

In addition to the wealth of cultural activities that are available, there are numerous opportunities to participate in outdoor activities. The Cleveland Metroparks represents one of the largest interconnected series of parks in the United States and offers hiking trails, golf courses, and a host of other outdoor activities. Approximately 30 minutes from campus is the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, one of the newest U.S. National Parks.  An abundance of streams and parks throughout Northeast Ohio provide ample opportunities for just about any type of activity year round.

Candidates should send a letter of application with their curriculum vita and three letters of reference to: Dr. Scott J. Allen, John M. and Mary Jo Boler School of Business, John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Boulevard, University Heights, OH, 44118.   Telephone: 216.397.4386; e-mail: sallen@jcu.edu fax: 216.397.4724. Formal review of completed applications will begin June 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.