Wisconsin School of Business, Management and Human Resources Department
Innovation/Creativity/Technology/Entrepreneurship Positions

The MHR Department in the Wisconsin School of Business at the UW-Madison is searching for two tenure-track/tenured faculty members in innovation/creativity/entrepreneurship to start Fall 2013. We are especially interested in candidates having interests that span the entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity, and technology areas and/or span other areas (e.g., human resources, organizational behavior, organization theory) in the MHR Department. Rank is open. Salary, benefits, and rank for the positions are competitive and based on applicant qualifications and experience.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates are expected to produce high quality, high impact research. Teaching excellence is also expected and in as broad a range of programs as possible. We currently offer full-time undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. degrees, as well as part-time MBA and executive education programs geared toward working professionals. The ability to make important external and internal service contributions is also a key criterion. (Expectations here depend on rank.) Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or be firmly on track to complete their Ph.D. by August 2013. Those seeking an initial tenured rank should have a very strong established record of scholarship as evidenced by quality publications and citations of their work.

FACULTY: Current and incoming tenure track members of the MHR Department are Ray Aldag, Russ Coff, Randy Dunham, Jon Eckhardt, Barry Gerhart, Chip Hunter, Phil Kim, Chad Navis, Hart Posen, Alex Stajkovic, Ann Terlaak, Charlie Trevor, and Mary Triana.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Wisconsin School of Business recently received a unique $85 million "naming" gift from a group of dedicated alumni. This gift, now approaching $100 million, provides strong support to enhance recruiting, retaining, and facilitating the success of a world-class faculty. The School is housed in Grainger Hall, a state-of-the-art facility that recently completed $40 million expansion. The nearby Fluno Center, our $28-million Executive Education Facility, is outstanding for executive-education programs.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Wisconsin is a world-class institution. The 2010 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranked UW-Madison 17th in the world. In the United States, UW-Madison was ranked among the top 5 public universities and is typically ranked in the top 3 for total research expenditures. UW-Madison is a national leader in study abroad, area studies, and foreign language education. We produce a leading number of Peace Corps volunteers and are among the top 5 for number of Ph.D. degrees granted. A recent survey found that UW-Madison tied for first (with Harvard) for the number of alumni serving as chief executive officers of S&P 500 firms. UW-Madison is also home to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), the oldest U.S. technology transfer office.

ABOUT THE AREA: Madison is a beautiful city on the isthmus between Lakes Mendota and Monona, and the popular business press consistently ranks it among the best places to live in America. It has been named one of the best cities for outdoor enthusiasts and in which to raise children. It has outstanding health care, schools, and recreational opportunities. The Overture Center, a $200 million complex near campus, provides a variety of exciting cultural and entertainment options along with independent theaters, including the open-air American Players Theatre in nearby Spring Green.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested individuals should e-mail a letter of interest along with a vita as soon as possible. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Send all materials (vita, references, papers, etc.) by October 15th 2012 to:

Jason Jankoski
Assistant Dean for Human Resources
Wisconsin School of Business
University of Wisconsin-Madison
5110 Grainger Hall
975 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706-1323
Tel (608) 265-5075
Fax (608) 263-1797

- Russ Coff (Chair)
- Randy Dunham
- Jon Eckhardt
- Chad Navis

FURTHER INFORMATION: Additional information about the Department, University, and the City of Madison can be found at the following Web sites:
- MHR Department: http://www.bus.wisc.edu/mhr
- Wisconsin Business School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison: http://www.bus.wisc.edu
- Links relating to the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Wisconsin: http://www.wisc.edu
- City of Madison homepage: http://www.ci.madison.wi.us

Posted 8/18/12