Assistant Professor of Management
Milgard School of Business
University of Washington Tacoma
The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Management in its AACSB-accredited program. This full-time position has a 9-month service period and begins September 2016 (Autumn Quarter). A successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of teaching and research competence in strategy. Those with a secondary interest in entrepreneurship, social issues or sustainability are highly encouraged to apply. We seek candidates that will contribute as engaged researchers and colleagues to serve our growing school and campus. Strong candidates will demonstrate outstanding research capabilities, have an active research program, be committed to effective teaching, have an interest and ability to teach and research across disciplines and possess a desire to help make our university and our local community a better place. Applicants must have a doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in a relevant field granted or expected to be completed by Summer 2016. Experienced Assistant Professors are encouraged to apply. University and School Background One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that shares the University of Washington’s commitment to high quality teaching and research and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical buildings in Tacoma’s downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves a diverse population of South Puget Sound students. UW Tacoma’s commitment to diversity is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. UW Tacoma has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. It offers a range of academic programs focused on sustainability including environmental sciences and sustainable urban development. It is also home to the Centers for Urban Waters and Leadership & Social Responsibility. Situated on the high-technology corridor of Puget Sound, UW Tacoma offers views of the historic Foss Waterway and Mount Rainier, providing an incomparable gateway to the Pacific Northwest recreation. For more information about UW Tacoma, please visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/. The Milgard School of Business, named in recognition of a multi-million dollar gift from the Milgard family, enjoys strong relationships with businesses and the South Puget Sound community. The School’s Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility and new Center for Information Based Management offer opportunities for teaching, research and community outreach related to its mission. The AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has more than 600 students in its undergraduate, MBA, MAcc and Masters in Cybersecurity and Leadership programs. Additional information about the Milgard School of Business can be found at: http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/business .
Application Procedure Applications received before December 15, 2015 will receive priority review and the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should include:
- A cover letter describing academic qualifications and experience for this position with reference to your experience and teaching effectiveness. Applicants’ statements should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should note how their work will further UW Tacoma’s commitment to diversity. Applicants are also encouraged to highlight any interdisciplinary aspects of their research and/or ways in which they might contribute to the urban-serving mission of the campus.
- A curriculum vitae.
- At least three letters of reference.
Applications should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. UW Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research, and service and generally participate in lower division, upper division, and graduate instruction.