Ross School of Business

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Business Law


The Stephen M. Ross School of Business is widely regarded as a leading center for research on legal issues that shape business operations and decision-making. Faculty research includes employment law, government regulation of business activities, corporate governance, the legal framework of negotiation, and parent-subsidiary relations. The Ross School of Business also is known for research that focuses on the role of the law in promoting ethical conduct within organizations and meeting societal expectations of socially responsible behavior more generally.

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Business Law has two positions open.  Please ensure you are selecting the correct position below to apply.
  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Real Estate
  • Open Rank Tenure-Track Position on Diversity, Equity and Opportunity

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Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Search on Diversity, Equity and Opportunity
Closes: December 15th, 2022
UM JOB POSTING NUMBER: [223654 ]
Junior Faculty
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
University of Michigan
Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Search
Business-Related Research on Diversity, Equity and Opportunity

Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan invites applications for two tenure-track professors (open rank) beginning September 1, 2023. This is an open-area search for faculty with outstanding research records and scholarly expertise related to diversity, racial and social equality and economic mobility and opportunity. The successful candidate will be appointed in one of the Ross School’s disciplinary areas: Accounting, Business Economics and Public Policy, Business Law, Finance, Management and Organizations, Marketing, Strategy, and Technology and Operations. 

We seek qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. We are especially interested in candidates whose professional experience, community engagement, and nontraditional educational backgrounds and pathways, have facilitated their understanding of and ability to better serve students from traditionally underrepresented groups in business schools. Faculty are expected to have an inclusive approach to mentoring and advising that incorporates working with women and underrepresented students, among others.

Applicants are required to submit their applications electronically by uploading the following:
Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Research statement
Up to three published articles or working papers
Teaching statement       
Diversity statement

The Diversity Statement should include a description of any past and/or future actions and plans that are relevant to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion at Michigan Ross through one’s research, teaching or service.

The application deadline is December 15, 2022. We look forward to reviewing your materials.

Please direct any questions to Carolyn Yoon, Associate Dean for Diversity Equity and Inclusion (yoonc@umich.edu).

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Michigan is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Equal
Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employee.

 

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Real Estate
Closes: November 20th, 2022
UM JOB POSTING NUMBER: [223050 ]
Junior Faculty
ABOUT THE STEPHEN M. ROSS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a diverse learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy.  
Michigan Ross is consistently ranked among the world's leading business schools. Academic degree programs include the BBA, MBA, Part-time MBA (Evening and Weekend formats), Executive MBA, Global MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Management, and PhD.  At Ross, you’ll find a collaborative faculty culture and will be empowered to take full advantage of the resources at the University of Michigan and its world-class colleges and schools.

How to Apply
Applicants are required to submit their applications electronically by uploading the following:
1. Cover letter
2. CV
3. Teaching statement
4. Research statement
5. Diversity statement
6. 3 letters of recommendation

The application deadline is Sunday, November 20, 2022. 

For questions related to the applications process, please contact Shelly Whitmer at sjmoore@umich.edu, Area Administrator.

Job Summary / Responsibilities
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan has a tenure-track position available in Real Estate starting in September 2023. Depending on interest and qualifications, the successful candidate will join the Finance, Business Economics, or Business Law area.  Teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate level. Research and publishing, supervising doctoral research, and service contribution is required.  This position is open-rank.

Required Qualifications
Earned doctorate (a Juris Doctor is required for applicants who would join the Business Law area). A qualified candidate must also demonstrate the ability and interest to conduct high-quality, scholarly research as well as a high level of teaching competence.

Desired Qualifications
Candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of Real Estate will be considered. Special consideration will be given to candidates with research and teaching interests in Real Estate Finance.

Additional Information
For more detailed descriptions of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and the University of Michigan, please visit our websites:

Stephen M. Ross School of Business
University of Michigan
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Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent faculty who thrive and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.  The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.


Diversity Statement
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Michigan Ross. They are essential to fulfilling the University of Michigan's mission of excellence in education and research scholarship. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone is valued, respected, and has equitable access to opportunities. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will contribute to our commitment to our diversity, equity, and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service. We ask that all applicants include a Diversity Statement with their application package. The Diversity Statement should include a description of any past and/or future actions and plans that are relevant to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion at Michigan Ross through their research, teaching, and/or service.
 

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