Assistant, Associate, Full Ranks in Finance, Accounting, Data Analytics, Marketing, Digital Transformation, International ...

Company:Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University

Location:United States / Phoenix

Discipline:Finance, Accounting, Data Analytics, Marketing, Digital Transformation, International Public and Non-profit Leadership, Cross-cultural Communications / Leadership / Management, Negotiations, Global Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion, Creative Industries...

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time




The Thunderbird School of Global Management is pleased to announce the opening of several full-time tenure track positions (assistant, associate or full rank) to join our world renown and globally diverse faculty. Applicants are sought in a range of fields with a global approach and record (including finance, accounting, data analytics, marketing, digital transformation, international public and non-profit leadership, cross-cultural communications, cross-cultural leadership, cross cultural man-agement, negotiations, global affairs, diversity and inclusion, creative industries, sustainability, international law and related fields) with strong preference given to those engaging in cutting-edge 4th Industrial Revolution/Industry 4.0 and cross-sec-toral competencies (business, government, non-profit) within their discipline. We are expanding our globally diverse and world class faculty that embrace a range of disciplinary traditions. Appointments can begin as early as Fall semester 2021.

Thunderbird School of Global Management is part of Arizona State University. ASU is a new model for higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city, and in many locations around the world. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

The Thunderbird School of Global Management (#1 Masters in Management THE/WSJ 2019) at Arizona State University (#1 for Innovation US News & World Report) is the most global and digital leadership, management and professional school in the world. Under the visionary leadership of Dr. Sanjeev Khagram, Thunderbird has regained its vanguard position with a vision to advance sustainable and equitable prosperity worldwide, and mission to empower and influence global leaders and global leadership in the private, public and non-profit sectors for the 4th Industrial Revolution.

In less than three years and even accelerating during the pandemic, the School has doubled in size, undertaken a dramatic set of curricular innovations, expanded and diversified its executive education portfolio, and established 12 new regional centers of excellence around the world from Tokyo to Nairobi, Dubai to Bogota, Shanghai to Geneva, Moscow to Jakarta. A new state of the art and the most digitally advanced global headquarters of any professional school in the world will be completed in July 2021. The number of regional centers will grow to over 25 by 2023 in cities such as Mumbai, Mexico City, Istanbul, Dakar and London among others. Opportunities for Executive Education teaching around the world are dramatically growing at Thunderbird.Thunderbird faculty are a globally diverse and collaborative group that value our cultural and intellectual diversity and continually strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment.

The Thunderbird faculty are proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding candidates of every race, gender, creed, national origin, sexual ori-entation and identity background. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of our academic community and have a deep “global mindset”, are entrepreneurial and innovative.  We welcome candidates from any part of the world.

Candidates must be able to conduct high quality research that is published in the “A level” journals or books in top presses; effectively teach courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level; and interact effectively with colleagues to support and enhance our unique culture focused on inclusion, innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

Candidates must 1) possess an earned doctorate in their academic field(s); ABD candidates must successfully defend their dissertation by July 1, 2021; 2) Demonstrate the potential to actively publish in premier scholarly and applied journals and/or books with in highly ranked presses; and 3) Demonstrate the potential to teach effectively at the undergraduate and/or graduate level – ideally in multiple modalities (in-person, synchronous digital, asynchronous on-line, hybrid/blended). Executive education teaching experience would be most welcome but is not a requirement.

Candidates for tenured Associate and Full should have international reputations, expertise, and distinguished records in terms of schol-arship, applied experience, external leadership, and university service. They should demonstrate a capacity and willingness for academic and professional entrepreneurship and innovation. Candidates must be able to meet the requirements of tenure at Thunderbird and Arizona State University.

Application Instructions

Starting on February 15 applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed every week in the order in which they were received until the positions are filled.  Formal application must be accomplished through submission of 1) a cover letter that addresses how you meet the qualifications and why you are interested in this position at Thunderbird/ASU; 2) a curriculum vitae (in-clud-ing a list of manuscripts under review identifying the journal and review status); 3) a research statement; 4) a teaching statement with any evidence of teaching competency/teaching evaluations (if available);  5) a statement (one page maximum) addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance the Thunderbird School’s commitment to inclusive excellence; and 6) a list of three (3) references, all uploaded through

For additional information, please visit our website: For questions pertaining to the appliction submission process contact Myken Lunceford, Academic Personnel Specialist, Thunderbird, MC 1221, 400 E Van Buren, Ste 800, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2262; Phone+1-602-496-7076; e-mail If your questions pertain to issues that are job related, please contact the Associate Dean of Faculty and Administration, Dr. Mary Teagarden (, Search Committee Chair.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Af-firmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disabili-ty, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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