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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor-in-Residence (OB/HRM) Position at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • 1.  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor-in-Residence (OB/HRM) Position at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

    Posted 03-09-2023 06:36

    The Department of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MET) in the Lee Business School (LEE) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for a 9-month, non-tenure track Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor-in-Residence position in the areas of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (OB/HRM). The standard teaching load for a non-tenure track position is 4 courses (12 credits) per semester. The position requires teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses as needed in organizational behavior, human resource management, organizational leadership, and related topics in both on-campus and online modalities and in the various graduate and undergraduate programs offered by the department. Additional responsibilities may include advising students, engaging in service activities, and interfacing with the business community.


    This position will be housed in the MET department within the AACSB accredited Lee Business School. Home to approximately 4,000 students, including 500 graduate students and 85 faculty members, LEE offers five master's degree programs, including an Executive MBA, and nine undergraduate degree programs.

    The MET department consists of a collegial group that is committed to research and teaching excellence. The department currently consists of 25 full-time faculty, including 23 tenured and tenure-track faculty, spanning the disciplines of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Information Systems. The department recently hired four new faculty members, so there will be 29 full-time faculty, including 25 tenured and tenure-track faculty in the MET department starting July 2023.

    Current MET faculty members teach in various graduate and undergraduate programs, including Management, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Applied Economics and Data Intelligence, and Data Analytics. MET faculty members also advise students in various competitions and client projects, and also publish pedagogy papers in prestigious educational journals. They also publish in premier journals within the business discipline, such as Academy of Management Journal, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Journal of Business Venturing, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, and Journal of the Association for Information Systems, among others.


    This position requires, at the minimum, a Master's degree in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management/General Management, or related field (e.g., Industrial/Organizational Psychology) from an accredited college or university as recognized by the United States Department of Education and/or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and an AACSB-accredited research institution. Proof of these credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

    The title of the position will be determined based on the qualifications of the individual candidate. A candidate with a terminal PhD degree (or ABD) will be considered for the title of Assistant Professor-in-Residence. A candidate whose highest degree is a master's and who has significant experience will be considered for the title of Senior Lecturer. A candidate whose highest degree is a master's who does not have significant experience will be considered for the title of Lecturer.


    An applicant with a PhD in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management/General Management, or related field will be given preference. We will also give preference to applicants with a commitment to excellence in teaching, including evidence of effective teaching; to applicants with evidence of having taught at least one course in the OB/HR area; and to applicants with prior academic or industry experience.


    The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.


    Salary range is $70,000 - $90,000 depending on education, qualifications, and experience.


    • Generous compensation packages, up to 48 days of paid time off, sick leave, and holidays

    • Excellent health insurance including medical, dental and vision

    • No state income tax

    • Comprehensive retirement plans and voluntary benefits programs

    • Tuition discounts at Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) schools

    • Tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents



    Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. References will not be contacted until the search chair notifies you in advance.

    Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

    Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately.

    Materials should be addressed to Dr. Kirk Silvernail, Search Committee Chair, and must be submitted through Workday, as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.


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    If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.


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    Kirk Silvernail, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor-in-Residence
    Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas

    Office: 702-895-5004

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