Applicants should have strong teaching and scholarly interest in the area of Organizational Behavior, with the ability to teach in one of more of the following areas: leadership, creativity/innovation, organizational behavior, general management. The teaching load will be three courses/per semester (or equivalent), at the undergraduate and masterâ™s level. All candidates for the position must possess a PhD in a relevant discipline.
Qualifications include a record of academic excellence, passion for teaching, commitment to scholarship, the ability to work effectively with diverse colleagues and students, and enthusiasm to be a part of and fully engaged with a collegial and committed faculty.
About the Department of Management: The Department of Management has long been recognized as a leading management research faculty. Most recently, it was ranked in 2017 as the third most research productive management department in the world (http://mays.tamu.edu/department-of-management/rankings/). We have a vibrant and outstanding group of faculty at all ranks, many of whom have served as key leaders in the Academy of Management (including two past presidents) as well as editors of the fieldâ™s leading journals.
The Department of Management houses two vibrant research and teaching centers: the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship (which recently received a $10 million dollar endowment) and the Center for Human Resource Management, which has 15 different Fortune 100 corporate partners. Degrees offered through the department include a BBA in Management with five different tracks (consulting/general management, HR, entrepreneurial leadership, pre-law, nonprofit management); an MS in Human Resource Management, which was recently ranked by College Choice as the 2nd best HR masters program in the world; and a PhD in Management, with concentrations in OB/HR and strategic management. Graduates from our PhD program frequently place at the top research schools in our field.
About Mays Business School and Texas A&M: The Mays Business School is celebrating its 50th year this fall and offers an excellent research environment and modern facilities in both College Station and downtown Houston. Its undergraduate, MBA and executive education programs are rated by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes as top-20 public business programs (http://mays.tamu.edu/rankings/). Moreover, the Financial Times rated Mays Business School as a top 10 public business school for faculty scholarship. Besides having a large and increasingly growing endowment, the Center for Executive Development provides a robust source of revenue to support research (including chairs and professorships) as well as opportunities to teach custom and open-enrollment executive education programs. The college also supports research through several different internal grant programs, research subject pools, and a state-of-the-art research laboratory.
Founded in 1876 and serving as the oldest public university in the state, Texas A&M is now one of the largest universities in the U.S., with a student population of nearly 70,000. An AAU institution, Texas A&M is consistently rated as one of the finest universities in the country, particularly when it comes to âœbest valueâ and âœaffordabilityâ rankings (https://www.tamu.edu/assets/downloads/rankings.pdf). Moreover, Texas A&M is tied first nationally for having the most graduates serving as CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. Boasting the largest endowment among public universities in the nation, Texas A&M is on pace to raise another $4 billion by 2020 and ranks in the top 10 among U.S. public universities for research expenditures. Texas A&M students are known for being highly engaged with the university and local community. The annual âœBig Event,â for example, is the largest one-day, student-run service project in the nation. Many other leadership programs and traditions create a culture in which the universityâ™s core values of respect, leadership, integrity, loyalty, excellence, and selfless service are embodied by its students, faculty, and alumni.
About the Bryan/College Station Metropolitan Area: The Bryan/College Station metro areaâ”i.e., âœAggielandâ”has a population of over 250,000, and is among the 20 fastest growing metro areas in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Residents enjoy a vibrant economy that Forbes and WalletHub rank as one of the best areas in the United States for job growth and start-up companies. Residents also enjoy a low cost of living (including no state income taxes), short commute times, and a vast network of parks (nearly 100), walking paths, greenspaces, and high-quality golf courses. Moreover, College Station is recognized as having some of the strongest public schools in Texas, as well as a very low crime rate and excellent health care.
Culturally, the Bryan/College Station area has many different offerings in music, theatre, art, and athletics. In particular, the MSC OPAS at Texas A&M frequently hosts Broadway theatre productions as well as other internationally famous music and dance shows. Other local groups, such as the Arts Council of Brazos Valley, the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra, the Theatre Company of BCS, and the Brazos Valley Chorale offer additional cultural opportunities, as do events such as the Texas Arts and Music Festival, the Spirit of Texas Festival, and âœFirst Fridaysâ in downtown Bryan. Restaurants of different varieties and ethnic traditions are also abundant in the area. Finally, Texas A&M athletics, especially football games at Kyle Field (the fourth largest stadium in the NCAA), provide outstanding entertainment and draw thousands of visitors to the area.
Besides having many local offerings, College Station is situated between the beautiful âœTexas Hill Countryâ to the west and the lush âœPiney Woodsâ to the east, which provide additional recreational and cultural opportunities within a short driving distance. College Station is also in the hub of some of the largest cities in the countryâ”it is a 1.5- hour drive to Houston, two hours to Austin, and three hours to Dallas-Fort Worth or San Antonio. Moreover, world-class beaches along the Gulf of Mexico are within a very reasonable driving distance. Finally, Easterwood Airport is located less than a mile away from campus and is served by United and American Airlines.
For these and many other reasons, College Station has consistently been rated as one of the best college towns in the United States. For a list of College Stationâ™s recognitions and rankings in a variety of social and economic categories, see http://www.cstx.gov/index.aspx?page=3884.
Applications: Applicants for this position should provide a cover letter that includes statements reflecting the applicantâ™s expectations and professional goals, and a Curriculum Vitae that includes: (1) educational achievement, (2) indicators of teaching activity/effectiveness or potential, (3) research record, (4) work and other experience, (5) other data the applicant deems relevant to her/his candidacy for the available position, and (6) a list of three references with addresses (including e-mail addresses) and telephone numbers.
Internal Number: R-014304
About Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University is dedicated to the discovery, development, communication, and application of knowledge in a wide range of academic and professional fields. Its mission of providing the highest quality undergraduate and graduate programs is inseparable from its mission of developing new understandings through research and creativity. It prepares students to assume roles in leadership, responsibility, and service to society. Texas A&M assumes as its historic trust the maintenance of freedom of inquiry and an intellectual environment nurturing the human mind and spirit. It welcomes and seeks to serve persons of all racial, ethnic, and geographic groups, women and men alike, as it addresses the needs of an increasingly diverse population and a global economy. In the twenty-first century, Texas A&M University seeks to assume a place of preeminence among public universities while respecting its history and traditions.