Current Open Academic Positions

UC Santa Barbara’s Department of Technology Management invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in the area of technology and organizations with a research focus that relates technological innovation, entrepreneurship or organizational change, with a start date of July 1, 2023 or later. The successful candidates will complement a growing, award-winning faculty engaged in cutting-edge research and teaching at the intersection of social and technological systems.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in a relevant area by the time of appointment. We welcome applications from scholars who have expertise in any of the following areas: organizational behavior, organizational theory, work and organization studies, science and technology, knowledge and learning, and strategic management, with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. Interdisciplinary and multi-methodological approaches to studying phenomena at any level of analysis (e.g., individuals, groups, or organizations) are welcome. A record of securing external funding for research is desirable.
 
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.
 
Successful applicants will contribute to the exciting intellectual environment within the Department of Technology Management and contribute meaningfully to its strategic initiatives and programmatic activities. The selected candidate is expected to play a key role in the growth of the department and to participate in departmental service appropriate for an assistant professor.
 
The Department of Technology Management resides in UC Santa Barbara’s highly ranked College of Engineering, where it offers a successful professional Master’s degree, a Ph.D. program, and undergraduate and graduate certificates. Core faculty in Technology Management include Matthew Beane, Gary Hansen, Paul Leonardi, Kyle Lewis, Nelson Phillips, Renee Rottner Jessica Santana, and Mary Tripsas whose research and teaching reflect the unit’s intentional interdisciplinary character.
 
Qualifications
  • Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
    • Applicants must have all but dissertation in a related field at the time of application.
  • Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
    • Applicants must have a PhD degree in a relevant area by the time of appointment
  • Preferred qualifications
    • We welcome applications from scholars who have expertise in technological innovation and entrepreneurship, or a related area. A record of securing external funding for research is desirable.
Application Requirements
Documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
  • Applicants must request letters for application to be considered complete.
 
Campus Information
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
 
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy:
https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable,
submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the
applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized
terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
 
Job Location
Santa Barbara, CA
The Technology Management Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara offers courses focusing on the challenges of technology commercialization, is one of six academic units in the College of Engineering, and invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary part-time lecturers to help meet rapidly growing student demand for its undergraduate and graduate programs. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Our popular courses are taught year around and the number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department.
 
Our primary demands are in the following subject areas:
  • Basic Finance and Accounting
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Managing Technical People and Technology Organizations
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Corporate and Business Strategy and Planning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • New Product Development
Lecturer appointments will range from one quarter to one year with the possibility of reappointment dependent upon performance and departmental needs.
 
Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.
 
Qualifications
  • Basic qualifications (required at time of application):
    • Applicants should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree at time of application
  • Preferred qualifications:
    • A relevant Master’s and/or Ph.D and ideally at least one year one of teaching experience would be preferred
Application Requirements
Documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching - These statements are meant to provide insight into past teaching experience, teaching methods, experience teaching in various settings (in person vs Zoom), and to get a general idea about your teaching background.
Reference Requirements: 
3-5 required (contact information only)
 
 
Campus Information
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy
https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
 
Job Location
Santa Barbara, CA

***We are no longer accepting applications for this position.***

The Department of Technology Management (TM) at the University of California, Santa Barbara offers courses focusing on the challenges of technology commercialization and is one of six academic units in the College of Engineering. TM invites applications for qualified part-time lecturers to serve as field project mentors for the field project course for the Master of Technology Management (MTM) 2022-2023 cohort.

Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application): Applicants should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications:

A relevant Master’s and/or Ph.D and ideally at least one year of teaching experience would be preferred. Professional work experience (esp. in senior or management roles) is desired.

Application Requirements
Documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)

Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

Reference Requirements: 3-5 required (contact information only)

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Campus Information
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy

https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job Location
Santa Barbara, CA