University of Missouri - Kansas City Department of Management
The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri - Kansas City is aimed at developing programs of excellence in innovative undergraduate, graduate and executive education. The University has adopted an ambitious plan to be a leader among urban institutions. The vision of the Bloch School is to become a nationally preeminent school. The School's recently revised undergraduate programs and graduate programs in business, along with the new MS programs, are strong offerings attracting regional, national, and international candidates. The School's emphasis is on developing integrative programs that combine the strengths across its major domains including Business, Entrepreneurship, Accounting, and MPA. The School has experienced significant growth and the future trajectory for enrollments is aggressive.
Associate/Full Professor - International/Strategic Management
The Department of Management is seeking applications from outstanding candidates for an associate or full professor position in the area of International/Strategic Management. Candidates are expected to have outstanding research and teaching credentials. In addition, candidates must have a track record for participating in, designing, and leading innovative programs that attract high quality regional, national, and international students - in programs such as MBA, executive, international, and strategic management. For suitable candidates, affiliation with the UMKC's highly ranked Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will be encouraged. The position carries an attractive compensation and support package.
The Henry W. Bloch School of Management is endowed by Henry W. Bloch, founder of H&R Block. Kansas City is headquarters for many major corporations, including Sprint/Nextel, Hallmark, H&R Block, Cerner, American Century Investment Management, Garmin, and several major foundations. In particular, the region's business community is noted for its many entrepreneurs and innovators. The Kansas City metropolitan area is also well known for its reasonable cost of living, enriched quality of life, financially supportive donors, and excellent elementary and secondary school options. The greater Kansas City area has all of the amenities expected of an outstanding metropolitan area, including professional sports teams and world-class arts organizations. Of particular note is the anticipated opening of the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts in Fall 2011.
UMKC enrolls over 14,000 students and is located in the historic Country Club Plaza district of Kansas City, moments from excellent dining and shopping. The Bloch School has almost 1,800 students, 50 full-time faculty, and excellent technology resources. The School offers instruction at the undergraduate, graduate, executive graduate, and doctoral levels. Its business and public administration programs are fully accredited by AACSB International and NASPAA, respectively.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates need to apply online: http://www.umkc.edu/jobs. Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, copies of one or two research papers, and the names and contact information of at least three references. For questions concerning the position contact Susan Mott (firstname.lastname@example.org), Administrative Assistant for the Department of Management, Henry W. Bloch School of Management. References will not be contacted without permission of the candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
It is the fundamental policy of UMKC to provide equal opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, Veteran status or disability status in all education, employment and contracted activities. All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a Criminal Background Check prior to beginning employment.
Search Committee Co-Chairs
Marilyn L. Taylor
Arvin Gottlieb/Missouri Chair of Strategic Management
Chair, Department of Management
Marion Bloch Professor of Leadership
Department of Management
Henry W. Bloch School of Management
University of Missouri at Kansas City
Kansas City, MO 64110