Associate Research Scholar

University of Maryland College Park, MD
The Management and Organization (M&O) department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business has a non-tenure track opening for an Associate Research Scholar beginning in Fall 2018. We seek candidates with a deep commitment to doing research, working heavily with grant funded programs, applying for grants and related funding, and teaching courses mainly in strategy and entrepreneurship. Incumbent will teach courses mainly in the M&O department, and will conduct research and provide service mainly within the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at the Smith School.

The Robert H. Smith School of Business (www.rhsmith.umd.edu) is recognized as one of the world’s leading business schools for its strong track record in both research and teaching. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, MS, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school is also known for a highly collaborative culture at the faculty as well as student levels. Within the business school, the M&O department is particularly proud to be viewed as one of the strongest departments. We expect our new hire to help make an already strong M&O department and the OB group in particular even stronger.

Research excellence serves as the foundation of the M&O department (http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/management). M&O faculty provide leadership to management and related fields; several M&O faculty are Fellows and hold/have held leadership positions in the Academy of Management (including a past Dean of Fellows and three Past Presidents, and current President of the Academy of Management), the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and other professional organizations; several hold editorships and editorial board appointments on prestigious academic journals. M&O has a vibrant PhD program, which is getting stronger each year. M&O faculty also believes in teaching excellence. Over the last several years, M&O faculty have earned some of the highest teaching ratings in the school.

Housed in the Robert H. Smith School of Business, the vibrant and growing Ed Snider Center promotes free enterprise and markets by researching what makes individuals, organizations and markets flourish; educating thought leaders and influencers; and partnering with executives to apply the Center’s research to real world challenges. The Center is named after international sports and marketing visionary, Ed Snider, who is particularly well known for his founding of the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team.

Given the Smith School’s location in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area, faculty and staff at Smith enjoy not only a strong institutional environment but also the pleasures of living in a vibrant and leading global city which is very cosmopolitan, rich in world-class museums and the performing arts, architecturally delightful, full of greenery with the beautiful Potomac River flowing right through the city, within one to two hours of driving distance from not only beaches but also ski slopes, and home to some of the country’s best public and private schools.

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