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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Strategic Management (updated requirements)

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In order to apply for this position you will need to create an account. As part of your application you will be asked to provide contact information for three professional references. Please upload the following materials as part of your application: • Cover letter indicating the applicant’s interest and addressing the degree of fit between the applicant and the Atkinson Graduate School of Management • Current Curriculum Vitae, including names and contact information of three academic references • Evidence of teaching excellence (i.e., recent syllabi and accompanying teaching evaluations and/or peer review reports) • Evidence of continuing scholarly achievement (i.e., copies of three most recent peer reviewed journal publications, uploaded as one document, up to 9MB) If you need to upload a peer reviewed journal publication separately or evidence of teaching excellence, you may upload under the optional documents section of the application. Application Deadline:Applications will be considered immediately until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Strategic Management (updated requirements)
Posting Number F0115
Faculty Rank
Anticipated Length of Appointment
Special area(s) of assignment (teaching/research/administration)

Originally opened on 03/15/2017. Updated and reposted on 5/25/2017

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Given the continuing growth and success of its MBA programs, the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University invites applications for another tenure-track faculty position in Strategic Management with appointment to begin August 2018.

Rank: The rank for the position is open. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, teaching and research record.

This position is eligible for the University’s generous benefits package that includes: medical/dental insurance, contribution of 10% of gross base pay from the University in exchange for a mandatory contribution of 1% by the employee, tuition remission, and moving expense reimbursement.

Additional Information/About the Department

Willamette University is a top-ranked, private university in Salem, Oregon, the state capital. The Willamette MBA emphasizes management of business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. It is one of only two MBA programs worldwide accredited by both the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) and is ranked in the top-tier of BusinessWeek, Forbes, and others. We offer two MBA degree programs: full-time in Salem, Oregon and an evening MBA for working professionals in Salem and Portland, Oregon. We also offer various executive development programs.

To learn more about the Atkinson Graduate School of Management visit http://www.willamette.edu/mba

Portland, with a metro population over 2 million, is a short drive from Salem. Oregon is home to great food and wine and some of the nation’s most beautiful scenery. Portland and Salem are a short distance from the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountain Range.

Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Willamette University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will have earned a doctorate in management, economics (most likely the industrial organization specialization if from economics) or similar field with a specialization in strategy from an AACSB accredited business or management program. The successful candidate will demonstrate the experience or potential to develop and teach MBA courses, and the motivation to pursue scholarly work, independently and collaboratively. We prefer candidates with demonstrated or potential ability to teach the capstone course in strategy. In addition, the ideal candidate will have the experience or potential to teach and/or conduct research in entrepreneurship or launching new ventures. Industry experience is an added plus.

The rank for the position is open.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Instructions

In order to apply for this position you will need to create an account. As part of your application you will be asked to provide contact information for three professional references.

Please upload the following materials as part of your application:
• Cover letter indicating the applicant’s interest and addressing the degree of fit between the applicant and the Atkinson Graduate School of Management
• Current Curriculum Vitae, including names and contact information of three academic references
• Evidence of teaching excellence (i.e., recent syllabi and accompanying teaching evaluations and/or peer review reports)
• Evidence of continuing scholarly achievement (i.e., copies of three most recent peer reviewed journal publications, uploaded as one document, up to 9MB)

If you need to upload a peer reviewed journal publication separately or evidence of teaching excellence, you may upload under the optional documents section of the application.

Application Deadline:Applications will be considered immediately until the position is filled.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/25/2017

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This tenure-track faculty position requires a Ph.D. and will consider an ABD, which do you currently hold?
    • Ph.D.
    • ABD
  2. If you selected ABD, please provide the anticipated date you will complete your Ph.D.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • On-campus position opening notice
    • Personal Contact/Referral
    • Professional journal/listserv * (please specify in the "Other" section below)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Indian Country
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Latinos in Higher Ed
    • Willamette's Web Page
    • Glassdoor
    • Craigslist
    • Newspaper advertisement * (please indicate which newspaper in the "Other" section below)
    • Other *
  4. If you selected "Other", please tell us the source of how you heard about this posting:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Evidence of teaching excellence
  4. Evidence of continuing scholarly achievement
Optional Documents
  1. Additional evidence of continuing scholarly achievement
  2. Additional Evidence of Teaching Excellence