Current Faculty Openings

Faculty Leadership Positions 

College of Business Administration, Open Position as Associate Dean

The Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration (Katz/CBA) at the University of Pittsburgh seeks an innovative and energetic leader to serve as the Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration beginning in Summer 2020.   

CBA is the undergraduate division of the business school at the University of Pittsburgh, situated in Oakland, a thriving urban neighborhood of educational and medical facilities just outside of downtown Pittsburgh. The School is located on the main campus of the University of Pittsburgh, one of the nation’s top public research universities, just minutes from major corporate headquarters, and hundreds of local, national, and international firms. The University is one of the key highlights of the City of Pittsburgh, which has enjoyed a remarkable transformation into a world-class center of education, medicine and developing technology, and has been repeatedly ranked as one of the most livable cities in the United States.

Ranked among the top 20 programs in undergraduate business in the U.S., CBA currently enrolls 2,200 undergraduates each year. The School has an exceptional community of faculty and staff who collaborate within the University and across the world.  With its strong student profile and impressive student outcomes, as highlighted below, CBA continues to enhance the overall reputation of the University of Pittsburgh.

  • The average SAT score for the incoming 2019 freshman class is 1345
  • 96% of CBA students complete an internship prior to graduation
  • 60% of April 2019 CBA graduates had participated in an international experience (study abroad or international internship)
  • CBA is ranked in the top 5 Public Schools among recruiters according to Business Week
  • CBA is ranked #1 by alumni for the effectiveness of its academic advising by Poets & Quants
  • CBA is ranked #2 among Public Schools by alumni for “getting the jobs they want” according to Poets & Quants
  • 92% of April 2019 CBA graduates either found jobs or were attending graduate school three months after graduation

CBA is also distinguished by a wide array of programs that promote early career exploration and development. Freshmen may participate in Industry Professional Networks from one of five industry groups: Accounting, Analytics, Consulting, Corporate Finance, and Investments. Industry Professional Networks are taught by a corps of experienced Executives in Residence.  Sophomores, juniors, and seniors may participate in the Professional Sales Academy or the Real Estate Finance Academy, both of which are taught by industry partners.

Undergraduate business students also have access to numerous experience-based learning opportunities including the Practicum in Portfolio Management, Projects in Marketing, and leadership program collaboration with the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership. Additional information regarding CBA programs and student outcomes can be found at https://cba.pitt.edu.

To leverage the college’s strong upward momentum and to enhance its reputational ascent, the next leader of CBA will be a visionary and inspirational educator who can formulate and implement the strategic thrusts that propel and enhance the undergraduate business experience at CBA. 

Reporting to the Dean of Katz/CBA, the Associate Dean will serve as a key member of the Dean's senior management team and will work collaboratively with the Dean and other members of the senior team to develop and implement strategic plans, programs and policies to strengthen the college and maintain AACSB accreditation. 

The Associate Dean of CBA is responsible for managing the operations of the college, and will use innovation to:

  • Provide leadership and integrative thinking for managing undergraduate programs and services  to drive positive student outcomes
  • Work creatively with the Dean to plan future growth in both enrollment and the reputation of CBA for quality service
  • Develop, review and assess academic plans, curriculum, programs, course schedules and budgets within the college
  • Conceptualize and institute student-centered service models such as the Tafel Center for Student Success--a physical and cultural combination of admissions, career services, student records, alumni networking, and study abroad experiences  
  • Oversee the integration of such new thrusts as data analytics throughout the undergraduate curriculum
  • Interact with undergraduate business students to communicate the objectives and goals of CBA in advancing student success 
  • Recruit, select, supervise and evaluate staff for the CBA Office of the Dean and the other units which report to the Associate Dean
  • Maintain close contact with business, industry and advisory boards in an effort to enrich the curriculum and programmatic offerings and to be responsive to industry needs
  • Collaborate with the Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement team of the School to attract resources to CBA

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in business, education or a related field
  • Significant experience in teaching at the college level
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to student success
  • Experience in working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse population
  • Creative problem solving and agility in responding to the changing needs of CBA and its internal and external constituents
  • Experience in supervising staff in daily college operations, budget management and program   coordination
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in academic administration
  • Competence in measurement of teaching effectiveness and assessment of learning outcomes
  • Record of success in individual and cross-disciplinary curriculum development, program review, and integration
  • Demonstrated ability to introduce new impactful initiatives and bring these to completion
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing and developing partnerships with key business and community leaders
  • Established research impact in business, education, or a related field

Please express your interest in the position by submitting an electronic application to: http://www.katz.pitt.edu/facultyhiring/cba-dean.php.

Please send statement of interest and resume/curriculum vitae by email to Dr. Robert J. Gilbert at: cbaassociatedeansearch@katz.pitt.edu

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For full consideration, application materials should be received by October 31, 2019.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. 

Tenure-Stream, Non-Tenure Stream, and Lecturer Positions

Tenure-Stream Assistant Professor Position in Finance

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for an anticipated tenure-stream opening in the Finance area at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2020. Applicants must have a PhD in finance or a related field or expect to complete the requirements for the degree by August 2020 and must demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality research and teaching.

Applications should include cover letter; curriculum vitae; current and future research statement; at least one working paper; statement of teaching interests and experience; and three letters of reference with contact information. Applications must be submitted electronically to http://www.katz.pitt.edu/facultyhiring/finance-ts.php.

Questions and reference letters not included with application packets should be emailed to finfacultysearch@katz.pitt.edu.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 1, 2019. Katz faculty representatives will conduct initial interviews at the American Finance Association Annual Meeting in January 2020. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Tenure Stream Assistant Professor Position in Accounting (Experimental Researcher)

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applications for an anticipated tenure track Assistant Professor position in Accounting starting Fall 2020 or sooner. This position is contingent on budgetary approval and upon authorization to work in the United States.

We are seeking rookie or experienced assistant professor candidates.

Minimum Qualifications for all Candidates:

  • PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Accounting or related field as of the start of the position.
  • Evidence of, or potential for, strong experimental research skills and commitment to publishing quality research in top accounting journals.
  • Evidence of, or potential for, high quality teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated interest in financial accounting research, the potential to publish in top academic journals, and an interest in working with doctoral students.

Applications for this specific position must be submitted electronically to: http://www.katz.pitt.edu/facultyhiring/accounting-ts-exp.php. Questions and reference letters not included with application packets should be emailed to: accfacultysearch@katz.pitt.edu

Applicants must also submit a letter of interest, vitae/resume, sample research paper(s), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Application deadline: December 13, 2019 or until the position is filled.

We will begin reviewing applications as we receive them. We will interview rookie candidates at the Miami 2019 Accounting PhD Rookie Recruiting & Research Camp.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity.  Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Non-Tenure Stream, Open Rank Position in Management

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applications for a full-time, non-tenure track professor (rank open) in Management starting Fall 2020 (contingent on budgetary approval and upon authorization to work in the US). The University of Pittsburgh is located within the eastern part of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh annually appears in national lists of America’s most-livable cities due to its reasonable cost-of-living, a strong network of health, education and corporate employers, its vibrant arts and culture offerings and a long history of support for local sports teams. The city is well-positioned for rich experience-based learning projects and internships for business students.  

The appointment requires a deep commitment to excellence in teaching and service. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach across undergraduate, masters and executive education audiences in at least two of the following areas: Introduction to Management, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Managerial Ethics, and Entrepreneurship. Faculty also have opportunities to develop elective courses. The candidate should have a Ph.D. completed prior to starting the position in August 2020 and will be expected to maintain Scholarly Academic (SA) status in accordance with AACSB guidelines.  Non-tenure track positions are not convertible into tenure track positions.

To apply, send a letter of interest, vitae/resume, sample research paper(s), a teaching statement (and any other evidence of your teaching effectiveness, such as a digital teaching portfolio), and three letters of reference. Applications should be submitted online to the following address: http://www.katz.pitt.edu/facultyhiring/oe-nts.php.

Please direct any questions related to the search to rayjones@katz.pitt.edu.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.  We will be attending the Academy of Management meeting in Boston this summer, and will be meeting with prospective candidates. If you are interested in meeting us at the Academy meeting, please submit a letter of interest and your current vita to the web link by Friday, July 19, 2019. The deadline to submit a completed application is October 1, 2019, so that we can review applications and invite candidates to campus in late 2019 and early 2020.

Tenure Stream, Open Rank Position in Information Systems and Technology Management (ISTM)

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for an anticipated full-time, tenure track, open rank position in our Information Systems and Technology Management (ISTM) area starting Fall 2020. This position is contingent on budgetary approval and upon authorization to work in the United States. The position requires a strong commitment to excellence in scholarly research and teaching with evidence of potential in both.  Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. degree, or have strong prospects for completion prior to the July 1, 2020 start date. Preference will be given to those applicants with interest in and ability to teach information systems data analytics courses. 

Please express your interest in the position by submitting an electronic application accompanied by your current curriculum vitae to: http://www.katz.pitt.edu/facultyhiring/istm-ts.php

Applicants who are contacted for interviews will be asked to provide copies of one of their research papers and three letters of recommendation. 

Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials no later than October 1, 2019 if they wish to be considered for an interview at the INFORMS and CIST conferences in Seattle, Washington, October 19-23, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, or December 1, 2019, whichever comes first. For related queries or individual reference letter submissions, please contact istmfacultysearch@katz.pitt.edu.

Current faculty members in the ISTM area include Ruba Aljafari, Dennis Galletta, Priyanga Gunarathne, Zia Hydari, Chris Kemerer, James Kimpel, Laurie Kirsch, Kaushik Mitra, Anna Pavone, Narayan Ramasubbu, and Anthony Rodi.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity.  Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.