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Non-Tenure Track, Open Rank, Specialized Faculty-Organizational Behavior Area-Department of Business

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Urbana, 61820

Gies College of Business

Department of Business Administration

Non-Tenure Track, Open Rank, Specialized Faculty - Organizational Behavior Area

The Gies College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge.

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a 100% full-time non-tenure track, open rank, specialized faculty position in Organizational Behavior within the Department of Business Administration. Specialized faculty are expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, research and/or contribute to practice, provide institutional service participation, and engage in activities that maintain faculty qualifications under AACSB guidelines. 

The Gies College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. In 2020, the Gies iMBA program was named one of the top-ten "Biggest B-School Innovations of The Decade" by Poets and Quants. The college has also become a leader in experiential learning.  Gies provides the environment and resources that foster meaningful actions, empower students to make their mark, and put their purpose into practice - to make the world a better place.  Gies Business is committed to being a model for a diverse, equitable and inclusive community, being actively anti-racist, helping the next generation of business leaders do the same, and engaging the public and our corporate partners in these efforts. We are interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service.

The Department of Business Administration is a diverse and growing unit, which includes graduate and undergraduate programs across seven academic areas (i.e., Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, International Business, Marketing, Operations Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain). About 14 specialized faculty members have been added over the past 3 years. Currently, specialized faculty constitute approximately 37.6% of the academic staff within the department. Additional information about the Department may be found here


We are looking for candidates who could teach in the core undergraduate curriculum including a project-based, experiential learning class that involves working with real organizations and a team-based class where students participate in a semester long business simulation. Prospective candidates can be considered for any of the following roles:

Teaching faculty deliver an effective and engaging classroom experience, publish on topics related to business pedagogy, and engage in related pedagogical activities to make both an instructional impact and a curricular impact within and beyond the department. Candidates must possess a PhD and teaching experience.

Clinical faculty draw on specialized knowledge gained from professional practice. Responsibilities can include delivering an effective and engaging classroom experience, engaging in applied or experiential work that leverages specialized practices in fields the department deems relevant, and publicly engaging with current and potential partners on campus and within the larger business community. Candidates must have at least a masters or equivalent degree and extensive professional experience. Successful candidates must have experience in senior leadership positions, and/or demonstrated excellence in teaching at undergraduate and professional graduate degree programs at an accredited institution.

Lecturers deliver an effective and engaging classroom experience and support the department through service responsibilities. Candidates must have at least a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and some professional experience.

Instructors deliver an effective and engaging classroom experience and support the department through service responsibilities. Candidates must have at least a master's degree or equivalent degree and some professional experience.

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience.



For full consideration, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information of three professional references, and evidence of past teaching success.  For initial consideration, applications must be submitted by 6:00 pm Central Time on October 15, 2023.  Interviews may occur prior to the initial closing date; however, the review of applications will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Applications and supplemental materials must be submitted online at  Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered.

For further information regarding application procedures, please contact the Department of Business Administration Human Resources at For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

Requisition ID: 1020260

Job Category: Faculty

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