Assistant/Associate Professor of Strategic Management
Assistant/Associate Professor of Strategic Management
Posting Number: R0001725
Location: Salem Campus
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Position Summary:Given the continuing growth and success of its MBA programs, the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track position in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, with appointment to begin August 2019. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, demonstrated or potential research productivity, and teaching record. In addition to enhancing course offerings and research in strategy and new-venture development, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the School's Angel Investment Fund, which actively vets and invests in start-up companies every academic year.
Willamette University is a top-ranked, 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 industry, government, and not-for-profit organizations. Its College of Liberal Arts, College of Law, and Graduate School of Management provide students and faculty with the opportunity to fuse theoretical insight and practical application in a unique, collaborative setting—namely, that of an integrated, medium-sized university.
In the spirit of Willamette University's unique structure and collaborative orientation, the Atkinson Graduate School of Management (http://www.willamette.edu/mba) 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 among Bloomberg's Businessweek “Best Business Schools” and on Forbes magazine's top 75 “Best Business Schools List”. Atkinson was also recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the top ten programs in the U.S. for entrepreneurship.
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 in the downtown Pearl District. 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 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.
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Willamette University 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.
The successful candidate will have earned a doctorate from an AACSB accredited institution in entrepreneurship, strategy, or a related field before appointment. The successful candidate will show the ability to develop and teach MBA courses, and the motivation to pursue scholarly work, independently and collaboratively. We prefer candidates with demonstrated or potential ability to teach entrepreneurship and strategy courses. Industry experience is an added plus.
You will need to upload the following documents as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section:
- Cover letter addressing the required/desired qualifications and presenting any other applicant characteristics which deserve emphasis (required)
- Current Resume (required)
- Evidence of Teaching Excellence or the Capacity and Promise to Deliver Teaching Excellence (optional at time of application)
- Samples of research (optional at time of application)
- Letters of reference (optional at time of application)
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Apply online at https://willamette.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/willametteuniversityjobs/job/Salem-Campus/Assistant-Associate-Professor-of-Strategic-Management_R0001725
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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