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Faculty Position in Strategic Management

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 6th, 2019

Last review date: Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Faculty Position in Strategic Management

The Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine is seeking candidates to fill one tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Strategy area to begin as early as July 1, 2020. We are seeking candidates with research and teaching interests relevant to the fields of entrepreneurship and/or strategy.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although first consideration will be given to completed applications received by October 15, 2019.

All interested applicants must have an earned doctorate (entry level candidates can be near completion but must be completed by October 2020), be actively conducting research, and be able to teach core and elective courses in strategy and/or entrepreneurship. We are interested all scholars at any stage of the assistant level.

Our preference is for someone interested in innovation, entrepreneurship and/or strategy.

Salary will be commensurate with prior performance and experience.

The Merage School is recognized internationally as one of the world’s top 50 business schools. Strategy faculty members include Philip Bromiley, John Joseph, Luke Rhee, Libby Weber, and Margarethe Wiersema. The closely affiliated organizations group includes Christopher Bauman, Sharon Koppman, Ming Leung, Geraldo Okhuysen, Jone Pearce (Professor Emerita), Maritza Salazar Campo, and Maia Young. The School offers an excellent environment to develop as a scholar. The area also supports a doctoral program in strategy.

University of California, Irvine ranked #1 on the New York Times list of Top Colleges Doing the Most for Low-Income Students, 8th on Forbes’ list of best value colleges, and consistently among the top public universities in the US. The student population at UC Irvine is over 33,000. Located in the heart of diverse Orange County with a population of over 3 million, the University of California, Irvine enjoys the best of what Southern California has to offer: beaches, mountains, deserts, and a broad variety of cultural, entertainment and intellectual activities. Orange County also offers an extremely dynamic and diversified business community. To learn more about the Strategy Area at

For information about the University of California, Irvine and The Paul Merage School of Business, learn more at


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  1. Curriculum Vitae;
  2. Statement of Research
  3. Statement of Teaching
  4. Statement of Service (optional)
  5. Statement of Contributions to Diversity that addresses past or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service;
  6. Three Letters of recommendation
  7. Teaching Evaluations, if any
  8. Publications, working papers, and dissertation proposal or completed dissertation

If you have any questions about the application process please contact:

Susie Hua
The Paul Merage School of Business
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-3125
(+1) 949.824.9591

You will be expected to teach across all programs (undergraduate, graduate (Masters and doctoral), some of which may occur at night and/or on weekends, including summers. You may be expected to develop on-line or hybrid courses consistent with the School's objectives and teaching needs.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Statement of Research - Required for final consideration

  • Statement of Teaching - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
    Required for final consideration

  • Statement of Service (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations - Required for final consideration

  • Samples of Scholarly Writing - Required for final consideration

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required