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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Business Ethics

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The Management and Entrepreneurship Department of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Business Ethics, beginning in September 2023. We invite applications from individuals working at the frontiers of business ethics. We encourage applications from candidates with a background in normative ethics – the branch of philosophical ethics that investigates questions of how one ought to act – as well as from those with academic specializations in the related fields of management, organizational behavior, organizational theory, sociology, psychology, and law, provided they have teaching competencies in normative business ethics.

Successful candidates will have a doctoral degree or equivalent in business ethics, philosophy, management or a closely related field from an accredited university. The terminal degree must be completed, or near completion, by the start date. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to publish their research in high quality, peer-reviewed scholarly journals. They should be prepared to teach applied business ethics and managerial decision-making as they relate to business and societal contexts. Demonstrated excellence in teaching (at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels) is expected.

Responsibilities include:
(A) Teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in business ethics and other related topics and fulfilling the responsibilities associated with those courses;
(B) Maintaining a program of research leading to publications in high-quality journals; and,
(C) Providing suitable service to the Department, University, profession, and/or community.

To Apply: Submit application using the university’s online application process via Workday.

Please submit:
(1) A letter clearly stating your interest in Santa Clara University, as well as teaching and research interests,
(2) A current curriculum vita,
(3) Examples of peer-reviewed scholarship,
(4) Evidence of undergraduate and/or graduate teaching effectiveness, and,
(5) Contact information for three letters of recommendation. Upon submitting your application, the applicant portal system will solicit confidential letters.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications September 1. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Direct any questions about the position to the Search Committee Chair (Barry Posner,