JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

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Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy
Open-Rank Positions in Entrepreneurship & Strategy

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465959
Date Posted: 11/03/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Open-Rank Positions in Entrepreneurship & Strategy
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
Strategic management
Strategic human capital
Labor economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah seeks applicants for faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank. These positions are subject to University funding and approval. Candidates should hold a Ph.D., or show evidence that their dissertation will be completed by August 1, 2021. These positions will require high levels of scholarship, teaching and collegiality.

Interested individuals should send an application using this link:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, working or job market paper, research and teaching statement, and evidence of teaching ability. Candidates applying at the Assistant rank should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent while candidates at the Associate or Full rank should provide contact information for at least three references. Applicant review will begin on Friday, November 13, 2020 and continue until the positions are filled. Please direct any questions to

Our current tenure line faculty include Jay Barney, Lyda Bigelow, Jack Brittain, Josh Feng, Bill Hesterly, Matthew Higgins, Bill Schulze, Orie Shelef, Jason Snyder, Rob Wuebker, and Todd Zenger, with half joining the group over the last several years. While all self-identify as strategy and/or entrepreneurship scholars, our research focus is varied as reflected in the broad range of journals in which our faculty have published in recent years, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, American Economic Journals, American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Management Science, Organization Science, Research Policy, Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of Financial Studies, Strategic EntrepreneurshipJournal, and Strategic Management Journal.

The Department recently started a post-doctoral fellowship program and co-hosts the Winter Strategy Conference, which annually features the work of early career strategy scholars. The conference has become one of the marquee small conferences in the strategy field. The Department also provides academic support and leadership to four institutes or centers within the Eccles School: Lassonde Entrepreneurship Institute, Goff Strategic Leadership Center, Sorenson Center for Discovery and Innovation, and Sorenson Impact Center. The Department has also recently launched a novel Master of Business Creation.

The University is located in Salt Lake City, consistently ranked among the top regions of the country for economic growth. Salt Lake is also known for its unparalleled quality of life with ready access to skiing, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and all forms of outdoor recreation. The Department is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups; strives to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success while they are here. The University of Utah recognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners. This institution offers benefits to spouses.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2021