University of Arizona, Eller College of Management
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Organization and Management Theory
Post Doctorate Research
Internal Number: req17579
The Center for Trust Studies at the Eller College of Management, University of Arizona invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in trust research. The fellowship is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It will begin in mid-August 2024 and continue for two academic years until May 2026. The position is open to researchers with an interest in trust in organizational settings. Applicants should have a background in management, sociology, psychology, or a related field, and their orientation can either be micro, meso, or macro. The ideal candidate has shown significant promise in making scholarly impact. Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. before starting the fellowship and no later than July 2024. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or until February 15, 2024, whichever occurs first.
The fellowship offers a competitive salary. The postdoctoral fellow will focus on research while working closely with the Center Director, Dr. Oliver Schilke. The primary objective of the fellow should be to publish in top journals and advance their research skills in order to be well-prepared for a faculty position in management or a related field. In addition, the fellow will teach one class per academic year, which will allow them to gain some teaching experience. The fellow is expected to be in residence in Tucson, Arizona during their tenure, actively participate in seminars, and contribute to the broader intellectual community. Relocation funding is not provided. In addition to the Center for Trust Studies, the postdoc will also be a part of the Management & Organizations Department.
About the Center for Trust Studies: The Center for Trust Studies is directed by Oliver Schilke, Professor of Management and Organizations (with tenure) and of Sociology (by courtesy). It has a total of eleven affiliated faculty from the Eller College of Management and eleven external advisors from other top research universities, including Stanford, Chicago, and Northwestern. At the core of the Center’s mission is to support cutting edge research on trust.
About University of Arizona, Eller College of Management
The mission of the Center for Trust Studies is to support research on trust; to develop new course materials and workshops on trust; and to disseminate findings from academic trust research to business and society
The Center brings together faculty, students, managers and policymakers by hosting a series of workshops, supporting publications in both scholarly and practitioner-oriented outlets, developing state-of-the-art teaching materials and getting students actively engaged in academic research