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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Management

Willamette University
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 9, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies
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Tenured/Tenured Track
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Full Time
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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Management

Posting Number: R0004009
Location: Salem Campus

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Position Summary:
Expanding on its successful MBA programs with the addition of a new Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program, the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University invites applications for a tenure-track position in General Management at the rank of Assistant Professor with appointment to begin August, 2022. Applications are also encouraged from Assistant Professors with full-time teaching and research experience.
Willamette University is a top-ranked, medium-sized private university in Salem, Oregon. As the first university founded west of the Mississippi River, Willamette University has a long history of cultivating civic-minded leaders of business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. Its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Law, and Graduate School of Management provide students and faculty with the opportunity to fuse theoretical insight and practical application in a distinctive, collaborative setting.

Widely recognized for excellence in preparing managers to lead across sectors, the Atkinson Graduate School of Management ( ) offers one of only two MBA degrees—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). The Atkinson Graduate School of Management is consistently ranked as the top Oregon MBA program according to Bloomberg's Businessweek's “Best Business Schools”, Poets & Quants “Top MBA Programs”, and Forbes magazine's “Best Business Schools”.

The Willamette MBA is offered in several full-time formats on the Willamette University campus in Salem, Oregon and in an evening format, both in Salem and from our Portland Center. Situated in the heart of the Willamette Valley and Oregon Wine Country, Salem is Oregon's capital city, boasting a mild climate and high quality of life. Our prime location adjacent to the Oregon State Capitol affords us ready access to the Oregon Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and a wide range of recreational opportunities. Salem's local attractions are complemented by those of nearby urban, cultural, and academic centers in Portland, Corvallis, and Eugene.


Assistant Professor. Salary is competitive with similar AACSB accredited institutions and commensurate with experience, teaching, and research record.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Successful candidates will have an earned doctorate in Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Leadership or a related field before appointment, preferably from an AACSB accredited institution.
  • Applications from ABDs are welcomed provided that all degree requirements are completed by the first day of the appointment, August 15th, 2022.
  • Successful candidates will show the ability to develop and teach both MBA and undergraduate coursework, as well as the motivation to pursue scholarly work, independently and collaboratively. Industry experience is an added plus.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as received until the position is filled.

All University positions require that candidates submit to a criminal conviction record check prior to hire. Conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being hired. Nature of conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.

You will need to upload the following two documents as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section labeled Resume:
  • 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 a single document, up to 9MB)

For further inquiries, contact the search committee chair, Polly Rizova at

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU 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.

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