Associate or Assistant Professor in Strategy/Entrepreneurship

University of Washington
Washington, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Salary Band
Employment Type
Full Time

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

The Department of Management & Organization invites applications for one full-time tenure eligible Associate Professor or full-time tenure-track eligible Assistant Professor for the 2022-2023 academic year, with an anticipated start date of September 16, 2022. Tenure/tenure-track eligible faculty have an annual service period of nine months. University of Washington faculty members engage in research, teaching, and service.

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.  


Appointment at the Assistant Professor level requires candidates to 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. 

Appointment at the Associate Professor level requires completion of PhD or foreign equivalent in Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Behavior, Management Science, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, or other related field, a strong research and teaching record, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through research, teaching, service, and/or thought leadership.


Please include in your application:

  • A cover letter highlighting your research interests 
  • Curriculum vita 
  • Evidence of teaching experience, including evaluations (if applicable)
  • 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 November 19. 



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 ( 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 (

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit

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