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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Management / Business & Sustainability (Open Rank)

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Location: Poulsbo, WA
Categories: College of Business of Economics

Position Title Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Management / Business & Sustainability (Open Rank)
About the University Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
About the Department The Department supports the College of Business and Economics (CBE) and Western Washington University's mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all we do, including the hiring of faculty and staff.
About the Position

The Management Department within the College of Business and Economics (CBE) at Western Washington University (WWU) invites candidates to apply for a full-time, tenure-track position in Management / Business & Sustainability (open rank) beginning in September 2019 at WWU's extension site located in Poulsbo, WA.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Teach a variety of undergraduate courses in management and/or business sustainability
  • Conduct and publish impactful research in peer-reviewed journals on topics relevant to management and/or business sustainability
  • Work collaboratively on scholarly and curricular projects with other faculty within the Department, CBE, and WWU on the Peninsulas
  • Perform a proportionate share of department, college, university, programmatic and professional service (note that service expectations are modest for untenured tenure-track faculty)
Required Qualifications
  • PhD or ABD or equivalent in management or business sustainability or related field; ABD candidates must have degree completed by June 2020
  • Demonstrated passion for and ability to effectively teach, advise, and mentor diverse undergraduate business students
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to teach a variety of undergraduate management and/or business sustainability courses
  • Demonstrated competence in and commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated potential for and/or record of conducting and publishing impactful research on topics relevant to management and/or business sustainability (scholarship record is commensurate with years since completion of the terminal degree)
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse colleagues
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability and willingness to occasionally create and teach new management and/or business sustainability courses
  • Post-PhD undergraduate teaching experience and/or experience developing and teaching (as the primary instructor) undergraduate management and/or business sustainability courses
  • Relevant non-academic professional experience, particularly experience related to management and/or business sustainability
  • A research program that presents opportunities for collaboration with other faculty in the Management Department, College of Business and Economics, Huxley College of the Environment and/or elsewhere within WWU
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Bargaining Unit United Faculty of Western Washington
Application Instructions

A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications. Also required as part of a complete application is a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, including describing your commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds.

Please include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Closing Date Notes Application review begins 15 September 2018; position is open until filled.

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU’s Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay);

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

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