Faculty Recruitment

Applying

Faculty positions in the Jones Graduate School of Business are open rank (except where noted). Senior applicants must prove both a record of publishing in top journals as well as excellent teaching abilities. Junior applicants must demonstrate quantifiable potential for excellence in scholarship and teaching.

Applicants of diverse ethnicities are encouraged to apply. It is the policy of Rice University to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff and student body. Accordingly, Rice University does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status in its admissions, its educational programs, or employment of faculty or staff.

Open Positions

  • We invite applications for a tenure-track position in the area of accounting. The appointment will be made at the rank of assistant professor to begin on July 1, 2021. The successful candidate is expected to produce high-quality research in the area of accounting that results in publications in top journals in the field and to effectively teach MBA and Ph.D. courses in accounting (and/or related fields).

    More experienced senior candidates may be considered at higher ranks. If you wish to be considered by the search committee, please upload the materials at the link below and indicate in your cover letter your appropriate rank.

    Job Qualifications:

    Applicants must have completed all the requirements for a Ph.D. in accounting or related field by July 1st of the year employment commences.

    Application Procedure:

    The application deadline is December 1, 2020, but applications will be accepted until the search is closed. Applicants should apply at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/23940. Applications must include:

    1. a cover letter
    2. a curriculum vitae
    3. research statement
    4. teaching statement and copies of any teaching evaluations
    5. job market paper
    6. any other research studies
    7. three letters of recommendation (applicants must provide information for three references who will be automatically contacted for letters of recommendation.)
  • We are seeking applicants for one non-tenure-track position in finance (rank to be determined).

    Job Qualifications:

    A Ph.D. and evidence of high-quality teaching are required. Excellence in teaching and service are the primary criteria for the position although contribution to the school’s research environment can be a factor. Candidate must be capable of teaching across a wide spectrum of subject matters such as corporate finance, investments, business economics, and international finance. The Jones Graduate School of Business offers full-time, executive, and professional MBA programs, a PhD program, and an undergraduate minor in business.

    Application Procedure:

    Please send application materials electronically to financerecruit@rice.edu no later than Friday, November 16, 2020. To receive full consideration, please include the following as separate, clearly labeled pdf files:

    1. cover letter
    2. current CV
    3. teaching evaluations
    4. names and contact information for three references
  • The Jones School is seeking applicants for one non-tenure-track position in finance (rank to be determined).

    Job Qualifications:

    A Ph.D. and evidence of high-quality teaching are required. Excellence in teaching and service are the primary criteria for the position although contribution to the school’s research environment can be a factor. Candidate must be capable of teaching across a wide spectrum of subject matters such as corporate finance, investments, business economics, and international finance. The Jones Graduate School of Business offers full-time, executive, and professional MBA programs, a PhD program, and an undergraduate minor in business.

    Application Procedure:

    Please apply at https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/24156 no later than Friday, November 16, 2020. To receive full consideration, please include the following:

    1. cover letter
    2. current CV
    3. teaching evaluations
    4. names and contact information for three references.
  • The Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University, in Houston, Texas, is excited to announce the creation and expansion of an Operations Management group. We invite applications for two tenured positions in Operations Management to begin July 1, 2021. The appointment will be made at the rank of Associate professor or Full professor depending on the candidate’s track record. Successful candidates will have a strong research agenda and solid analytical and/or empirical skills. They should aspire to the highest standards of scholarship, professional activity, and commitment to MBA and PhD education. We are seeking candidates whose research interests and expertise lie in any of the quantitative areas of Operations Management.

    By hiring two new faculty this year and several additional faculty members in the near future, the Operations Management group should provide an excellent work environment within a top-tier business school. Located on a beautiful campus near downtown Houston, the fourth largest city in the nation, Rice University is consistently ranked in the top 20 research universities (U.S. News and World Report). Houston is a great place to live: https://www.visithoustontexas.com/

    Job Qualifications:

    Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Operations Management or related field and have an excellent publication record, an active research program and show evidence of high quality teaching.

    Application Procedure:

    The application deadline is November 15, 2020, but applications will be accepted until the search is closed.

    Applicants for the full professor position should apply at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/24563

    Applicants for the associate professor position should apply at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/24562

    Applications must include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement (4) a teaching statement, and (5) 3-5 samples of published papers.

  • The Organizational Behavior (OB) faculty group in the Jones Graduate School of Business (JGSB) at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for an open position either at the associate or at the assistant professor level in the area of OB. The appointment will be as of July 1, 2021. Successful candidates are expected to produce interesting, high-quality research in organizational behavior, publish in top journals, and teach courses in the field of OB.

    The OB faculty at Rice University take pride in publishing high impact research in top-tier journals and books, and strive to provide transformative learning experiences for our students. Hiring a new faculty this year and potentially additional faculty in the coming year, the OB group provides an excellent work environment within a top-tier business school.

    Associate Professor Applicants


    Job Qualifications:

    Applicants must have a Ph.D. in OB or related field and an established record of excellence in scholarly research, top journal publications, and excellence of teaching in the field of organizational behavior.

    Application Procedure:

    We will start reviewing applications on August 15, 2020, and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. We strongly encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/23977.  Applications must include:

    1. a cover letter
    2. a curriculum vitae
    3. three representative papers
    4. a research statement
    5. copies of teaching evaluations from the last three years.

    We will request letters of recommendation at a later stage of the recruiting process.

    Assistant Professor Applicants


    Job Qualifications:

    Applicants must have completed all the requirements for a Ph.D. in OB or related field by July 1st of the year employment commences. They must have demonstrated strong potential to achieve excellence in scholarly research, top journal publications, and excellence of teaching in the field of organizational behavior.

    Application Procedure:

    We will start reviewing applications on August 15, 2020, and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. We strongly encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/23976. Applications must include:

    1. a cover letter
    2. a curriculum vitae
    3. graduate school transcripts
    4. job market paper
    5. a research statement
    6. any recent teaching evaluations (if available)
    7. three letters of recommendation

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and actively encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.

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