Assistant Professor in Strategic Management

Faculty Posting Date: July 9, 2019

To Apply:

The Palumbo Donahue School of Business Administration at Duquesne University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Strategic Management, beginning Fall 2020. Applicants with secondary interests in international business, entrepreneurship or sustainability are especially welcome. Responsibilities include scholarship and an initial base teaching load of five classes per year at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.

We offer a collegial environment, competitive salaries, easy access to the vibrant Pittsburgh business and entrepreneurship communities and financial support for high-quality research and teaching. Specifically, the School offers a summer grant program (with priority given to junior faculty), ongoing funding for scholarship, plus research and teaching awards for our best faculty. We also subscribe to several research databases and offer research active faculty graduate student support. There are currently eight named faculty positions in the School, four of which are rotating faculty fellowships aimed at recently tenured associate professors.

Palumbo~Donahue School of Business Administration

The Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has approximately 1450 undergraduate and 300 graduate students. The Management and Marketing Department supports several degree programs within the school, including the B.S.B.A (majors include international business, marketing, management, and entrepreneurship), the MBA (online, part-time and full-time) and the online M.S. in Management. All programs are accredited by AACSB. The Department has 22 full-time faculty members including 9 tenured or tenure-track faculty focusing on disciplines within management. Over the past 3 academic years, these 9 faculty members have published over 40 peer reviewed articles in leading outlets such as Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Ethics and Journal of Organizational Behavior. The Department is also home to an annual research-oriented book series, Business and Society 360, as well as multiple centers (i.e., centers in entrepreneurship, ethics, sales and sustainability).

Duquesne University

Duquesne is a comprehensive university with about 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information about the business school and university, see: Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community.

As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples. Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students - through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation and the world." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.


  • Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Management with emphasis in strategic management or related areas from an AACSB-accredited business school prior to their start date.
  • Applicants must also be committed to teaching excellence, have an active and promising research agenda, demonstrate a collegial and collaborative citizenship orientation, and be willing to contribute to the growth and development of our programs (e.g., serving on a standing committee or supporting department events).

Desired Attributes

  • Practitioner experience in the candidate's areas of primary or secondary interest is desirable as is experience with graduate teaching, online instruction and/or executive education.
  • We also welcome applicants with an interest in conducting interdisciplinary scholarship.


Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as your research and teaching interests, a CV, a statement on teaching, your official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Screening of applicants will commence immediately. We will conduct preliminary interviews at the Academy of Management conference in Boston or via video conference and will continue to review applications until the positions are filled.

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.