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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan invites applicants for a part- time LEO Intermittent Lecturer position in the Management and Organizations Department. 

Who We Are

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a diverse learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy. The Ross School of Business mission is to build a better world through business. Through thought and action, members of the Ross community drive change and innovation that improves business and society.Ross is consistently ranked among the world's leading business schools. Academic degree programs include the BBA, MBA, part-time MBA (Online, Evening and Weekend formats), Executive MBA, Global MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Management, and PhD. In addition, the school delivers open-enrollment and custom executive education programs targeting general management, leadership development, and strategic human resource management.At Ross, you?ll find a collaborative faculty culture and will be empowered to take full advantage of the resources at the University of Michigan and its world-class colleges and schools.


Candidates will be expected to teach MO 602, The Psychology of Start-up Teams. This will include facilitating classroom exercises, such as a future envisioning session (as patented by Kate Purmal), delivering lecture content, and bringing in high-prestige guest speakers from the startup world.

Required Qualifications*

Qualified candidates must have extensive experience in engaging with the psychology of start-up teams, ideally both in leadership roles (CEO, COO, boards) as well as coaching roles (executive coach, venture capitalist, etc).

Desired Qualifications*

Prior experience in working with a course like this is highly valued. Strong network connections to the startup world highly valued. Experienced in facilitating interactive exercises around psychological topics like envisioning strongly appreciated.

Additional Information

For more detailed descriptions of the M&O Area, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and the University of Michigan, please visit our websites:


Management & Organizations Area

Stephen M. Ross School of Business

University of Michigan

University of Michigan Benefits

Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent faculty who thrive and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.

The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Lecturer Job openings are posted for a minimum of ten calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.


U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.