The Michael G. Foster School of Business at the University of
Washington consistently ranks among the top business schools in the
United States—for both undergraduate and graduate degrees. The
Foster School serves a diverse, multicultural population of more
than 2,500 students. With one-in-four UW freshman applicants
requesting business majors, demand for Foster School business
education is significant and growing.
We are driven by our purpose of fostering leaders, insights, and
progress to better humanity. The Department of Management and
Organization (M&O), the largest department within the Foster
School of Business, is consistently ranked among the top 10 most
productive management departments in the world in terms of research
output in premier journals. In 2017, the department was ranked #1
in North America for research productivity according to an annual
ranking compiled other universities. As a business school, the
Foster School is a global thought leader in numerous areas and the
University of Washington is ranked 8th among the world’s best
public universities by US News and World Report. In accordance
with our commitment to excellence and equity, the Foster School
values contributions in research, teaching, and service that
address diversity and equal opportunity. We are currently engaged
in several searches for faculty to join the Foster School with the
aim of increasing thought leadership in these areas. For more
information visit https://foster.uw.edu.
The Department of Management & Organization invites
applications for two full-time tenure eligible Assistant
Professors for the 2022-2023 academic year, with an
anticipated start date of September 16, 2022. Assistant
Professors have an annual service period of nine months. University
of Washington faculty members engage in research, teaching, and
The successful candidates will perform research in macro
subject areas, which may include strategy and/or entrepreneurship.
Teaching responsibilities will focus on entrepreneurship,
strategy, and innovation.
Candidates must have or be nearing completion of a PhD or
foreign equivalent in Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship,
Organizational Behavior, Management Science, Business
Administration, Economics, Sociology, or other related
field. A qualified candidate may be considered for
temporary appointment as an Acting Assistant Professor, pending
PhD, with conversion to appointment Assistant Professor after
degree conferral if the terminal degree has not been conferred by
the position start date.
Application Instructions: Apply Via Interfolio - see link below.
Please include in your application:
- A cover letter highlighting your research interests
- Curriculum vita
- Evidence of teaching experience, including evaluations (if
- The names of three confidential letter of recommendation
writers or three confidential letters of recommendation
- Up to three examples of research
- A statement detailing how your teaching, service and/or
scholarship has supported the success of students from racial,
ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your
academic field. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for
such experience should note how their work will further the Foster
School’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
First consideration will be given to those who submit all
materials by Sept. 19, 2021.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status,
pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age,
disability, or protected veteran status.
Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity
among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and
articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).
Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty
efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity
and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty
member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).