Two Faculty positions in Leadership, OB, HRM or Organization theory

Department of Management and Organization · Stockholm


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Two tenure track faculty positions in Leadership, HRM, Organization Theory or Organizational Behaviour Department of Management and Organization (DMO), Stockholm School of Economics The Department of Management and Organization at the Stockholm School of Economics invites applications for 2 tenure track positions at the Assistant Professor level in Organization behaviour, Leadership, HRM or Organization theory. We are looking for candidates with a Ph.D. in Business Administration, or a closely related discipline (doctoral degree must be completed before taking up the position). As a candidate, you should have a research background in any of the areas of organization behaviour, leadership studies, organization theory or HRM and have an interest in conducting research that has practical implications for organizations. We especially seek candidates with an international academic background (typically a PhD from outside Sweden) to further enrich DMO’s faculty diversity and international profile. Experience of mixed methods or adopting interpretive or critical approaches and professional experience in industry or other ’non-academic’ sectors are merits. You thrive in the DMO inclusive research environment, that is a multidisciplinary and multi-paradigmatic environment where research aims at making contributions to both academic knowledge and a better society. You have strong qualities in both research and teaching. In research, successful applicants will exhibit the ability to publish in top-tier peer-reviewed international journals, as evidenced by their research and publication pipeline and a presence in the international research community.They will also be open, considerate and sympathetic to different research paradigms including positivist, interpretive and critical approaches. In teaching, experience from designing and delivering courses, as well as from coaching student projects is considered a merit. You are expected to show independence and to interact and constructively collaborate with faculty from other disciplines. The successful candidate will be part of the core faculty in management and organization. Teaching (in English) falls within the sought after areas on all educational levels (from Bachelor to Executive Education). The teaching load for the successful candidates will be 20 to 40%. The tenure period is 6-years subject to a successful half-time evaluation. In both teaching and research, there are ample opportunities to engage in collaboration with the wide network of partner organizations at the Stockholm School of Economics, including among others ABB, Accenture, Ericsson, H&M, McKinsey & Co, Scania, SEB and many more. Starting dates for the successful candidates are to be agreed upon. About the Department of Management and Organization  (DMO) Faculty at DMO ( conduct research at the intersection of people, organizations and society. Research is multidisciplinary, applies both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and ranges from positivist to interpretive and critical approaches. A vision uniting the department is that its research should contribute to driving responsible change in business and society. With this recruitment, the department aims to further strengthen its international diversity. The department has a high-performance research orientation and culture. Faculty members are expected to be committed researchers and to regularly publish in top journals within their respective fields. Our tenure evaluation reflects this and relies, among other things, on the AJG and FT50 lists as indicators of research quality. Besides publishing, our faculty members serve on international editorial boards and have other important positions reflecting their engagement in the academic community. They also actively and successfully apply for external research grants to fund their own research, PhDs, and post doc projects. The department takes teaching and research outreach seriously. Faculty is dedicated to engaged scholarship and student learning. This means frequent  involvement of real-life cases in their teaching, illustrating the strategic ambition of SSE to be a benchmark for industry collaboration. In both research and teaching, faculty members are regularly involved with decision makers in organizations and society. How to apply: Applications should be submitted through the SSE Varbi online platform (….). To apply, please submit: - A cover letter articulating your fit with the position description and the research diversity of DMO, and your research interests - Teaching and outreach portfolio - A curriculum vitae - A separate document listing both published articles (if any) and articles submitted to journals. - Copies of representative research. - Names and contact information for three persons willing to provide references. Applications will be received until the positions are filled. To ensure that your application will receive full consideration, please submit your full application by October 1st, 2020. The Stockholm School of Economics is ranked as the top business school in the Nordic and Baltic countries and enjoys a strong international reputation. World-class research forms the foundation of our educational offering, which includes Bachelor, Master, PhD, MBA, and Executive Education programs. Through creativity and collaboration, the Stockholm School of Economics provides an environment where ambitious students and accomplished researchers meet to address contemporary challenges within business and economics, particularly those concerning sustainability, diversity and innovation. Apart from delivering world class education within business and economics, SSE students are trained to be successful decision makers and leaders of the future. Our educational mission has over the years strengthened SSE students, and you can read more about it here. SSE is committed to a balanced gender distribution and values a variety of backgrounds and experiences among our employees. We therefore welcome all applicants regardless of their gender, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or other beliefs.

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