The Lindner-Gambal Professorship in Business Ethics

District of Columbia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 21, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) invites applications to fill the distinguished position of Lindner-Gambal Professorship in Business Ethics to begin as early as Fall 2021. Appointments will be made with tenure at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.


Our vision is to distinguish GWSB as a thought leader at the intersection of the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors, recognized for advancing knowledge on the role of organizations in the global arena. As such, we strive for our students to gain multidisciplinary knowledge, critical-thinking skills and ethical standards to make a positive impact on economies and societies.  For the last 20 years, GWSB has been ranked among the top ten business schools for its research and teaching in ethics and corporate social/environmental responsibility. The School is also top-ranked for its research and programs in international business as well as for its online MBA programs. GWSB is located in Washington DC, blocks from the White House, the World Bank, Federal Reserve, US Department of State, and IMF.  


Because business ethics is a critical aspect of the GWSB vision and a key learning goal across our undergraduate and graduate curricula, we invite applications from accomplished scholars renowned for thought leadership, research excellence, and stellar teaching contributions related to business ethics. 


Tenure and a competitive remuneration package of salary/benefits commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate will be offered.  


Minimum Qualifications: 


Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a relevant field. Applicants must demonstrate expertise related to business ethics and/or corporate responsibility/sustainability management. Applicants must currently hold the rank of full professor or associate professor. Applicants must have an outstanding record of scholarly publications related to business ethics and/or corporate responsibility in top tier journals, specializing in ethics of AI/technology, ESG, or other emerging topics; national and international recognition commensurate with a distinguished professor; evidence of high-quality teaching; and a willingness to teach, among other courses, a dedicated course related to business ethics within the undergraduate, MBA, or Ph.D. programs. 


To be considered, please complete a confidential online application at ( and upload a cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position and current curriculum vitae that includes a list of three professional references. Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.  Reference letters will be collected only from a shortlist of candidates and will not be contacted without the permission of the applicants. 


Please contact Professor Vanessa G. Perry, ( Search Committee Chair if you have nominations, questions, or interest in the position. 


The George Washington University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.  

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