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Why Work at Booth?

Whether you’re a seasoned scholar, a recent PhD graduate, or someone who is looking for a part-time adjunct faculty position, there is no better business school in the world to work at than Booth. Here’s why:

Unlike most other business schools, we encourage our faculty to work across disciplines. This creates cutting-edge research with depth, reach, and impact.

Academic Freedom
Our faculty members have freedom: the freedom to pursue inquiry wherever it leads, and the freedom to develop new, innovative courses.

Intellectual Inquiry and Academic Rigor

At Booth, we believe in answering questions and questioning answers. Our faculty members push each other to produce research of the highest quality.

What We Look For

At Booth, we seek to hire faculty members who are committed to the following:

Conducting High-Quality Research
Booth is the best academic business school in the world. This is because of our award-winning faculty, whose ideas and thought leadership are creating knowledge with enduring impact. Tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to conduct original research of the highest quality.

Teaching Effectively
The faculty at Booth are more than scholars of the highest caliber. They are also mentors and teachers committed to the success of every student.

Advancing Our Core Mission
At Booth, our core mission is to create knowledge with enduring impact, and to educate current and future leaders. Everything we do aims to fulfill this mission.

Contributing to Our Academic Environment
Whether it’s through advising a PhD candidate, joining a committee, or contributing to one of our 13 research centers, our faculty members are expected to participate in and contribute to the school’s collaborative and intellectually active academic environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.