The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business is inviting applications for two multiyear postdoctoral fellowship positions, one of which will be affiliated with the Goff Strategic Leadership Center, and one of the positions an interest in strategic human capital, leadership or labor economics is preferred. Postdoctoral fellows will focus on their own research while working closely with a faculty mentor.
Successful candidates should have a well-demonstrated interest in strategy and entrepreneurship. The initial appointment is for two years, with an option to extend a third. Start date is negotiable but anticipated to be July 1, 2021.
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. 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 Entrepreneurship Journal, and Strategic Management Journal. The Department also co-hosts the Winter Strategy Conference, which annually features the work of early career strategy scholars.Responsibilities
Scholars are expected to be in residence during their tenure, participate in seminars, and contribute to the broader intellectual community. It is expected that fellows will teach one course during the appointment. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package scholars will be provided an allowance for research/conference related expenses.Minimum Qualifications
Candidates are expected to have completed their Ph.D. in strategy or economics by Summer 2021.Preferences Type Benefited Staff Special Instructions Summary
Applications will be accepted until December 11, 2020 or until the positions are filled. To be considered please complete the application and submit: (1) a copy of your job market paper; (2) CV with references; (3) research statement; and, (4) cover letter. Minimum qualification/degree: PhD. Specific questions can be directed to: Matt.Higgins@Eccles.Utah.edu.