University of Southern California

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Professor Gareth James started his academic career sitting close to the bottom of his class but, with some unexplainable drive he eventually made his way to the top of his class. As he reflects over his academic success, he discovers that what was once his most hated subject is the one that he credits most for his ability to be an excellent student and teacher.

Marshall Insights

1/17/14
"Buying” or purchasing innovation through acquisition was the most prevalent strategy used by companies.
11/1/13
Women are Twice as Likely as Men to be Offended by Smartphone Use
6/14/13
Recent Study by USC Marshall Professor Uncovers Important Strategy for Increasing Performance
4/26/13
USC Marshall study uncovers the key to brand affinity and brand aversion for brands like Apple and Manchester United
2/15/13
Female authors have taken male pen names to attract a larger audience

Recent Research

Women Doing Leadership: The Double Bind and Leadership Styles 2015
The Hype and Reality of Social Media Use for Work Collaboration and Team Communication 2014
Models of Editing and Editorial Boards 2014
Metrics for and Analysis of Variables for Wiki Use: A Case Study 2014

Faculty in the News

8/5/14 Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal covered research by Arthur Korteweg finding that while skilled private-equity fund managers can greatly outperform their peers, these kinds of managers are hard to find.
7/17/14 Bloomberg Businessweek
Bloomberg Businessweek featured research by Cheryl Wakslak finding that abstract language helps project authority and power.
7/15/14 Fox Business
Fox Business featured a study by Theresa Welbourne finding that too many business leaders work above or below their optimum energy level, leading ultimately to a loss in productivity.
7/14/14 Reuters
Reuters quoted David Carter of the USC Marshall School about the continued growth of Major League Soccer.

Positions

FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS

The USC Marshall School of Business is accepting applications for full-time and part-time, tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty positions. The hiring process is expected to continue throughout the academic year.

Positions may be available in the following departments and centers:

  • Leventhal School of Accounting
  • Center for Management Communication
  • Center for Effective Organizations
  • Institute for Communication Technology Management
  • Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Department of Finance and Business Economics
  • Department of Data Sciences and Operations
  • Department of Management and Organization
  • Department of Marketing

Requirements for tenure-track positions include a doctoral degree or foreign equivalent in an area of study appropriate to the hiring department or center. No experience is specifically required although consideration may be given to candidates with experience teaching at the college/university level and/or who can demonstrate evidence of research competence. Salary is dependent on qualifications, and employee benefits for full-time faculty are excellent.

Preferred qualifications for non-tenure track positions include an advanced degree (masters, Ph.D., J.D., etc.), relevant experience in teaching at the college/university level, and superior communication skills.

Qualified candidates should apply on-line at https://facultypositions.usc.edu/bonita/console/frsSubmission.jsp?postingId=021900

Required documents include a cover letter, curriculum vita or resume, teaching statement, research paper or publication and contact information for three letters of reference writers.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.

Located near the heart of Los Angeles, the University of Southern California is home to approximately 31,000 students and 4,300 faculty. USC Marshall is renowned for its high-ranking undergraduate, graduate, international and executive education programs, an exceptional faculty engaged in leading-edge research, a diverse and creative student body, and a commitment to technological advancement. The research productivity of Marshall’s 200 full-time faculty ranks among the top 15 business schools in the world.