Position Description

Bryant University seeks to fill a tenure-track position in the Department of Management (rank is Assistant).  Bryant seeks a candidate with a strong commitment to excellence in scholarly research and teaching in the field of organizational behavior. A secondary interest in international business is highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates whose research deal with issues of Leadership, Team Management, Negotiations and/or Decision-Making in global/cross-cultural context. The position entails conducting rigorous academic research with relevance to a managerial audience.  Faculty members at Bryant have the opportunity to draw upon data sources available through our Chafee Center for International Business and U.S.-China Institute for use in international business research.

The appointment for this position begins August 1, 2018.  Rank is Assistant.  Salary is commensurate with preparation, experience, and demonstrated performance. 

Principal Accountabilities

The successful candidate will be expected to teach in our undergraduate (BSBA and BSIB) as well as graduate (MBA) programs related to Organizational Behavior and International Business.    

Successful candidates should be committed to teaching excellence, establishing a scholarly publication record consistent with AACSB standards, and serving as an active member of the Bryant community. The successful candidates will also demonstrate the potential, as their career progresses, to conduct a variety of scholarly activities that support research and teaching, e.g., building new programs, writing research grants, establishing connections with the business community, and developing new courses, along with service activities that include designing, participating in and leading new initiatives, mentoring students, and being an active participant in departmental and institutional activities.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Management from an AACSB-International accredited school.  ABD in management with completion expected by August 1, 2018 from an AACSB accredited school will be considered.  Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence, establishing a scholarly publication record consistent with AACSB standards, and serving as active members of the Bryant community.   The demonstrated capacity to conduct research that speaks to both academic and managerial audiences is highly desirable.  The successful candidate must be able to teach courses at both the undergraduate (BSBA and BSIB) and graduate (MBA) level.   

Application Process

To receive full consideration, interested persons must apply electronically.  Applications should include a letter of application, current vita, and evidence to support the following expectations:

  • teaching undergraduate and graduate (graduate not mandatory) management courses
  • conducting and publishing research in organizational behavior, international business, and related areas
  • contributing to student growth and development through active involvement in student related activities (e.g., advising, working with student organizations)
  • providing service to the university and community

Bryant University will begin reviewing applications and conducting interviews at the Academy of Management (Atlanta) and the Academy of International Business (Dubai) meetings in Summer 2017. We will continue to review applications till the position is filled.

Please email all your materials in a zip folder to Dr. Chris Roethlein – croethle@bryant.edu.

Please indicate in your cover letter if you are planning to attend the Academy of Management or Academy of International Business meetings this summer.

Should you wish to discuss this opening or for more information please contact:

Dr. Chris Roethlein – croethle@bryant.edu (Chair, Search Committee 2017, Department of Management) or

Dr. Diya Das – ddas@bryant.edu (Chair, Department of Management)

EEOC Statement

Bryant University is an equal employment opportunity employer. We strongly encourage women and minority candidates to apply.

About Bryant

Bryant University is a 153 year old private secular institution in Smithfield RI, USA and is accredited by AACSB-International and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.  Bryant is a student-centered institution, focused on academic excellence that prepares our students to achieve their personal best in life and in their chosen professions.  We have 3459 undergraduate students who hail from 36 states and 59 countries. We also have 211 full- and part-time graduate students.

The Bryant Management Department consists of fifteen tenure-track faculty and seven additional non-tenure track faculty members who bring extensive business experience to the classroom.  Students interested in Management can earn an undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) or International Business (BSIB) with a concentration in Leadership and Innovation Management, Team and Project Management or Human Resource Management, or an MBA. The faculty in the Department also work closely with the interdisciplinary majors in International Business and concentrations of Global Supply Chain Management and Entrepreneurship. Our faculty members are very active in research and publish in several leading journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Relations, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Technovation, Strategic Management Journal, to name a few.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.