Assistant / Associate Professor in Management and Public Policy

Company:Universidad de los Andes

Location:Colombia / Bogotá

Discipline:Management and Public Policy

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Position in Management and Public Policy: Assistant / Associate Professor

The School of Management at the University of Los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) seeks applications to fill one/several full-time positions at the assistant or associate professor level at the Management and Public Policy Unit. The Unit houses scholars interested in management theory (organization theory and organizational/management economics); innovation and technology; business and economic history; family business; cultural industries; and business ethics. Preference will be given to faculty with a strong commitment to research, demonstrated by a record of publications in high-quality peer-reviewed journals or high-potential working papers pipeline, and who will engage in the design, delivery, and assessment of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. This call will prioritize high quality candidates who will strengthen our existing fields but will also consider applications from high quality candidates in other relevant fields.

About the Management and Public Policy Unit:

The faculty at the Management and Public Policy Unit are 10 men and women, with disciplinary backgrounds coming from development studies, economics, economic history, economics and management of technology, engineering, history, political science and sociology. They are American, Argentinian, Italian, Peruvian and Colombian.

Unit scholars have produced publications in academic journals such as Organization Science, Research Policy, Review of Economic Studies, Business History, Business History Review, Journal of Economic History, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Labor Economics as well as in books or book chapters published by Oxford University Press, Brill, Edward Elgar, Palgrave and Harvard Business School pedagogical case studies. They have also held co-editor positions at Business History and are part of various leading international journal editorial committees.

Faculty have held postdoctoral, visiting fellowships or associate researchers at Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northwestern University and Oxford University and have been granted prizes including Coleman prize for the Best PhD Dissertation in Business History in the United Kingdom, the Jaume Vicens Vives for a book with scientific excellence and the contribution to the field of Economics History, the Scientific Merit awarded by Argentina’s Senate and the Life-Time Achievement award of the Business History Conference. The scholars participate in research networks like the Family Business Research Network and have been funded by the BEIS-UK PACT, Inter-American Development Bank, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in addition to the Colombian and Argentinian ministries of science and technology.

We are interested in candidates with:

  • A Ph.D. - completed or near completion in the field of business, management, economics, history or other relevant fields.
  • A desire and aptitude to contribute to a successful and fast-growing educational establishment.
  • Potential for research and publication in international peer-reviewed journals.
  • An ability to contribute to different undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

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Processing of applications will begin June 29th, 2022 until vacancy completion. Appointments start on any time after August 1st, 2022. The level of compensation is competitive internationally and will be determined based on education and experience following University guidelines. Detailed information will be provided once the candidate is offered a position.


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