Ross School of Business

Management and Organizations

The M&O Area develops leaders who make a difference in organizations, teams, and communities. Our courses equip students with essential skills, knowledge, and capabilities to excel as leaders in any specialty area, including finance, marketing, accounting, or operations management. M&O is recognized as among the best departments in the world in developing leaders who can serve as high performing managers, change agents, consultants, or entrepreneurs.
The M&O faculty is generally considered as one of the very best in the discipline. It is recognized for cutting-edge research in change management, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, cross-cultural management, managing identity, leadership, networks, organizing, positive organizational scholarship, pro-activity, resilience and social movements, to name a few. It is a highly interdisciplinary faculty with many faculty members holding joint appointments and affiliations with departments across campus, including Psychology, Sociology, Education, Natural Resources, Organizational Studies, and Public Policy. Faculty members are committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. M&O faculty members hold leadership positions in the discipline's professional associations as well as editorial board memberships in its most prestigious scholarly journals. As a result, the M&O faculty has helped shape the field of management and organizational studies, and it aspires to continue to have significant impact on the future of research and practice.

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2-Year Post-Doc Position in Management & Organizations
Closes: February 09th, 2018
Junior Faculty

Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Post-Doc in Management & Organizations

The Department of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan is looking to fill a post-doctoral position for the academic years of 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. Responsibilities over the course of the two-year appointment include being part of the scholarly community at Ross, mentoring and working with doctoral students, conducting high-quality research, and teaching in the first year. (There would be no teaching in the second year.) (Note: This is a 2-year post-doc position.  This is not a full time faculty position.)

This position provides emerging scholars with an excellent opportunity to develop and extend their research programs post PhD.  The many resources that post-docs can take advantage of at Michigan include: research collaborations, mentorship, two departmental and one university-wide speaker series, and excellent doctoral students. Additional resources include several closely -related centers, the Center for Positive Organizations, the Sanger Leadership Center and the Center for Social Responsibility. Scholarly and curricular activities related to these centers provide possibilities for corporate contacts, collaboration, intellectual stimulation, and possible data collection.

The Ross MO department is a highly collaborative and inclusive intellectual community. Post-docs are extremely valued for the energy and ideas they bring and are fully integrated into this community.

The department is intellectually open and long acclaimed for its research and scholarly contributions. Further,as a university, Michigan is known for its interdisciplinarity and low barriers between departments and centers. The MO department has explicit ties to our Psychology and Sociology departments and to the Organizational Studies Program,ties that yield faculty collaborators, student research assistants, and intellectual stimulation. The University also has strong depth in methods training,allowing the postdoc to deepen methodological rigor during their two-year appointment. More information about Michigan can be found at

We welcome graduates of MO departments as well as those completing degrees in Psychology, Sociology, or related disciplines who perhaps are considering careers in business schools.Further, Michigan strongly values diversity and all applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit samples of scholarly work, vita, teaching statement and three letters of reference to apply. The deadline for application is January 31, 2018. Application materials should be submitted through the following website:

Questions should be directed to Shelly Whitmer at

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