Assistant Professor of Management

Gonzaga University, School of Business Administration
Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 16, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Purpose:

The School of Business Administration at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA invites candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Management teaching in the area of human resource management beginning in the fall of 2022. The successful candidate is expected to take part in teaching, professional development, academic citizenship, and service, and advising as specified below.


Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and seeks to create a community of people who contribute to its distinctive mission. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the University, and the School of Business Administration is committed to inclusive excellence. The School of Business is AACSB accredited, and the HRM concentration is also aligned with SHRM professional standards.  We welcome teacher-scholars with a commitment to inclusive, equity-minded teaching animated by the concepts of social justice, civic engagement, and systems of power, privilege, and oppression.


Essential Functions:

Teaching—The faculty member is expected to teach nine credits each semester during the academic year at the undergraduate and graduate levels, primarily in human resource management and management. This position holder would teach introductory Principles of Management courses along with another human resource management or management course in an area of the faculty member’s expertise. Future department needs may dictate shifts in teaching responsibilities. As part of our commitment to successful starts for our faculty, a one-semester, three-credit teaching load reduction is available to new faculty hires in their first year. Summer teaching opportunities may also be available but are neither required nor guaranteed.


Professional Development—This position requires that the faculty member remain current with management theory and practice and conduct quality research leading to publication in peer-reviewed academic journals in the discipline. Support is available to promote scholarly engagement.


Academic Citizenship & Service—The successful candidate will be a member of the faculty of the School of Business Administration, with full voting privileges in the University faculty assembly and the school, and as such is expected to be a contributing member of the Management discipline, the school, and the University, commensurate with their experience level. Participation within University and school committees is required. In addition, Gonzaga University and the School of Business Administration have strong ties to the larger Spokane community; thus, faculty engagement with the local community is also valued and expected. Candidates should be prepared to advise SHRM chapter students in their development and meet with the SBA HRM Concentration Advisory Board.


Advising—There are no student advising requirements for first year faculty, but advising will become part of the individual’s duties following a successful first year. 


Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Human Resource Management, Management, or related field – DBA and ABD considered, with the expectation the ABD candidate will have successfully defended their dissertation by July 15, 2022
  • Demonstrated ability to teach in the management discipline within the undergraduate or graduate level: Human Resource Management or Management preferred; Secondary specialty in Organizational Behavior, International Management, Strategy, or Entrepreneurship is a plus
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to excellence in peer-reviewed scholarship
  • Willingness to advance the mission of the University and School of Business Administration in teaching and scholarship
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently in a collegial environment
  • Ability to develop a strong network with the business community


Application Procedure:

To apply, please visit our website at:  Applicants must complete an online application and electronically submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching strategies and techniques (500 words or less), (4) teaching evaluations or evidence of teaching effectiveness including inclusive and equity-minded teaching that includes reflection on: a) how you create a learning environment in which all your students can learn, b) your strategies for including a diversity of perspectives, voices, and lived experiences in the learning process, c) your experience supporting traditionally underrepresented students in higher education (e.g. race, ability, LGBTQ+, first-gen), (5) a statement of research (500 words or less), (6) a writing sample, (7) statement of mission fit with Gonzaga and the SBA (500 words or less), and (8) Names and contact information for three (3) professional references (letters will be requested when finalists are selected).


Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission of developing leaders for others: . Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, national origin, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, Veteran status, or disability status.


Email inquiries to: . The position closes on September 10, 2021 at midnight, PDT. For assistance with your online application, call Gonzaga University’s HR Department: 509.313.5996.