HKS Faculty Position Posting: Tenure-track – Management and Behavior of Organizations

The Harvard Kennedy School invites applications for one or more full time, tenure track positions in the management and behavior of organizations.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in organizational behavior, management, sociology, social psychology, decision science, public policy or another field related to the study of human behavior at an intrapersonal, interpersonal, organizational, or societal levels of analysis. Candidates with a strong track record and/or scholarly potential in any area of management, leadership, or behavioral decision research are encouraged to apply. We are especially interested in the areas of management and leadership relevant to public and/or nonprofit organizations, with a preference for candidates interested in locating a significant part of their research in either government or nonprofit organizations. In particular, we welcome applications from those with research and/or teaching backgrounds in public management at the city or state level.

This search focuses on candidates eligible for appointment as assistant or (untenured) associate professors.

In making faculty appointments, we use the following five criteria:

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Achievement in applied public policy and management
  • Potential institutional contribution
  • Quality of mind

Harvard Kennedy School is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Harvard Kennedy School is committed to building a diverse academic community, so we encourage applications from women, members of minority groups, and people of all political views and socioeconomic standings.

Applicants should submit a research statement (along with teaching evaluations, if available), C.V., up to three representative publications or working papers, and three letters of recommendation at

Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Greg Dorchak

Administrator of the Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences Area at the Harvard Kennedy School.