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Program chair: Robert Christensen, University of Georgia

Membership committee member: Carol Brunt, University of Manchester

Chair, Best Article Award Committee: Kaifeng Yang, Florida State University

Chair, Best Book Award Committee: Amy E. Smith: UMass, Boston

Chair, Best Dissertation Award Committee: Jill Nicholson-Crotty, Indiana University


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Positions Available

Dear All,

I am pleased to inform you that the Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management at Bocconi University, Milan (Italy) opens a position of Assistant Professor in Public Administration, Public Management, Public Administration and Management, Public Policy and Management, Policy Analysis and Management (Italian classification of scientific
field: 13/B1 – Economia aziendale ), starting from March 1st, 2015.
Contracts will run for up to three years, with the possibility of an extension period of 2 years and then subject to renewal for three years (“tenure track”: 3+2+3).
Applicants must be fluent in English. Other languages knowledge is welcome. Knowledge of Italian is not required.
Commitments include research, teaching and service to the University. As the appointed candidate is expected to publish in international refereed journals, priority will be given to applicants with research portfolios that are international in scope.
Applicants should have (or be close to completion) a Ph.D. in the fields above mentioned or equivalents, accordingly to different University systems, and should have demonstrated high potential in research and teaching.
Compensation and teaching load are competitive with other top European academic institutions.
Applications must be submitted on line at the following address:

Applicants who want to be interviewed during the 2014 AoM Conference in Philadelphia, PA, USA (August 1 – 5, 2014) must send their applications by June 30, 2014. Only applications received by that date will be considered for the AoM Conference. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Further applications will be considered if submitted with the same online procedure until October 15th, 2014 and selected candidates will be interviewed during the main conferences in the field (IRSPM, AOM, EGPA, EIASM, CIGAR, EURAM) or by other means.

For further information, please contact Prof. Elio Borgonovi (; Telephone: 0039-02-58366113) and Prof.
Ileana Steccolini (;
Telephone:0039-02-58362087 ) or visit

The School of Economics and Management of the Free University of Bolzano/Bozen is seeking excellent candidates to fill the following academic positions:

  • 2 ASSISTANT PROFESSORS in Innovation and Technology Management


The candidate should have a PhD in Entrepreneurship or Innovation /Technology management or Business and Management Engineering or equivalent, obtained in Italy or abroad and a good record of international scientific publications preferably in Innovation and Technology management.

The positions offered are at the Assistant Professor Level (Junior University Researcher) in Management (SECS-P/08), with a focus on Innovation & Entrepreneurship / Technology management & transfer. This non tenure-track contract is a full-time position for a duration of 3 years.
The positions are embedded in the project of the university's knowledge platform. The knowledge platform is dedicated to the development of a framework and working structure for knowledge transfer between academia, firms and institutions. The workload will be equally split between collaboration on the platform development and research activities. The successful candidates will investigate the role of academic spin-off activities, technology transfer and the efficiency and effectiveness of different legal frameworks or investigate questions on innovation regimes, innovation management of small and medium-sized firms.
The salary is competitive.
The positions do not require teaching activities.
Approximate starting date: October 2014.
For more information, please contact Prof. Christian Lechner

About the School
The School of Economics and Management was founded in 1998 and now counts over 1000 students and 42 faculty members who study and work in three languages: German, Italian and English. Through academic excellence in research and teaching, the School contributes to the development of the South-Tyrolean economy while being solidly connected to international scientific networks. The quality of its multidisciplinary and multilingual study programs are recognized both in Italy (3rd in the 2013 ranking of La Repubblica) and in Germany (top mark in the CHE Die Zeit rating for internationalisation and international publications). The School has also been recognised as one of the best in Italy for its research (4th in Economics, 2nd in Law and Political Science according to ANVUR). More information is available on the School’s website: 

Application procedure
The detailed procedure is available at the following address
The application, duly signed and dated on the last page, must be sent to:
Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Personnel Office Academic Staff
Franz-Innerhofer-Platz 8- Piazzetta Franz Innerhofer - P.O.B. 276
39100 Bozen-Bolzano

Deadline for applications: July 21, 2014

School of Economics and Management
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Universitätsplatz 1 Piazza Università
I-39100 Bozen-Bolzano
Tel.: +39 0471 013015
Fax: +39 0471 013009




The School of Economics and Management at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy) wishes to appoint a tenured full Professor in the following area, effective at the earliest possible:



Full Professor in Management  (13/B2 - SECS-P/08)

Candidates should work and have an excellent research record in the area of Management, preferably with reference to International Management, Management of SMEs or Social Entrepreneurship.

For an initial discussion and information about the post, please contact Professor Christian Lechner, e-mail:

Applications will be considered up to February 14, 2014.

For a detailed description of the positions, please visit

For additional information about the School of Economics and Management, its programs and activities please refer to


AoM 2013 News

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2012 AoM Meeting

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