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University of Arkansas

Professor (open rank)



Full Time

On Site


Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

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Type of Position:

Faculty - Tenure/Tenure Track

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Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

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Institution Name:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

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SEVI | Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Venture Innovation

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Summary of Job Duties:

The Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Venture Innovation (SEVI) in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas seeks applications from interested candidates for a tenure-track open rank faculty position in strategy, entrepreneurship or innovation. The expected start date for the positions is August 2022. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Tenure-track or tenured faculty of Strategy, Entrepreneurship or Venture Innovation are expected to conduct research, publish in peer reviewed journals, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and fulfill other related service activities on behalf of the department, college, and/or university.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or expect to complete their Ph.D. by August 15, 2022) in management or a related discipline from an AACSB (or equivalent) accredited university

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess strong research records or who have demonstrated the potential to publish in top-tier journals, and who have demonstrated the ability to provide an excellent learning environment in the classroom and value collegiality

Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents:

Other (see special instructions for details), Proof of Veteran Status

Recruitment Contact Information:

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site [Register to View] .

The Sam M. Walton College of Business, founded at the University of Arkansas in 1926 and accredited by AACSB International since 1931, has been ranked as a top 30 public business school for 15 years in a row by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News currently ranks Walton College 28th. Four Walton College graduates serve as CEOs of Fortune 500 companies and nearly 30 Walton alumni occupy executive offices at Fortune 500 companies. In 1998, the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation gave the Walton College an endowment of $50 million, at that time the single largest up-front cash gift to a business school. The college had a Fall 2020 enrollment of about 6000 undergraduate and 450 graduate students.

Fayetteville is located in Northwest Arkansas, a region with unmatched natural beauty, culture, business and community. In addition to being home to the Walton College and the University of Arkansas, it is teeming with Fortune 500 companies and dynamic new startups. The region ranked 4th in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Places to Live in the U.S. for 2020 and has consistently ranked in the top 10 for several years. The Fayetteville region boasts an outstanding public school system, a low unemployment rate, and a low crime rate. Growth in the region has been propelled by the presence of large corporations such as Walmart, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., and Tyson Foods. In addition, the area has emerged as a major hub of Walmart retail vendors – more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies have a physical presence in the area – which have created a thriving business environment and many job opportunities in the region. The Northwest Arkansas National Airport offers daily non-stop flights to 24 major U.S. cities. The area features a variety of outdoor recreational activities with excellent hiking, canoeing, and mountain biking opportunities. The area also features many cultural amenities including two symphony orchestras, an outstanding regional theater group, a comprehensive trail system, a botanical garden, and the world-class Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. For more see [Register to View] .

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a letter of application and a curriculum vita by September 15, 2021 to ensure full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The application letter should highlight experiences and knowledge related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (e.g., ways that DEI is incorporated into teaching, how DEI trends in the discipline are tracked, DEI philosophy, experiences teaching or working with diverse students). The search committee may conduct remote interviews with select candidates prior to the application deadline, so early applications are encouraged. Applicants who have not yet completed their Ph.D. but who expect to complete their Ph.D. by August 2022 should send a brief description of their dissertation and the expected timeline for completion. Completion of the doctoral degree is expected prior to employment for the positions offered. Initial inquiries should be sent to the hiring committee at [Register to View]

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Hearing, Talking

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