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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

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Carson College of Business

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Marketing and International Business

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The Department of Marketing and International Business at Washington State University (WSU) in Pullman, WA is seeking qualified candidates for one or more permanent, full-time tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor depending on qualifications. While rank and research area are open, we are particularly interested in advanced candidates (advanced Assistant/Associate/Full Professors) with an active program of research in Marketing Strategy/ or related areas, including Selling and Sales Management, Interorganizational Relations, or Services research. The incumbent is to teach (face-to-face and/or distance) courses in marketing (normal teaching load is six hours, 2 courses per semester); be actively involved with doctoral education; maintain an active research program targeting the field’s premier journals; make service contributions to the department, college, university, community, and profession; and help further the research and teaching mission of the Carson College of Business (CCB).

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University Overview
Founded as the people’s university in 1890, Washington State University fulfills that commitment by transforming lives through education, research, and community outreach. In 2015, the University celebrated 125 years of delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to citizens across the state, region, nation, and around the world. The state’s only land-grant institution and one of two public research universities, WSU provides a world-class education to nearly 30,000 students through its multi-campus, statewide locations and online. The University strives to ensure that higher education is accessible at an affordable cost—a decades-long WSU commitment to the state’s citizens. The University offers more than 200 undergraduate fields of study and 127 graduate and professional degree programs. Many academic programs win recognition nationally for excellence. WSU is one of just 108 public and private universities in the United States—out of more than 4,500—singled out for its “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University’s research agenda is focused on addressing challenges in health, sustainability, smart systems, national security, and opportunity and equity. WSU is a major driver of Washington’s economy, partnering with many of the state’s leading industries, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, and construction. The University is responsible for nearly 20,600 jobs statewide and generates an overall economic impact of more than $3.3 billion annually. The institution’s operating budget expenditures total nearly $2 billion annually.
The City
Pullman is one of the biggest little cities you’ll ever visit. Full of cosmopolitan amenities and down-home charm, this eastern Washington gem nestled in the Palouse, is also home to the flagship campus for Washington State University. The city has repeatedly been recognized as one of Washington’s safest cities, one of America’s safest college towns, and one of the best college-town neighborhoods for adults. Whether you’re looking to go to school or relocating to the area, Pullman offers a diverse community committed to inclusion, sustainability, and a high quality of life. Pullman is a dynamic hub for higher education, research, and culture. Pullman is part of the Knowledge Corridor that connects WSU to the University of Idaho in Moscow eight miles to the east and Spokane, Washington’s second-largest city, 75 miles to the north. Just a short drive away excellent outdoor recreation opportunities are abundant as well including golfing, skiing, hiking, and boating.
The Carson College of Business
The Carson College of Business (CCB) enrolls more than 2,500 undergraduate students and 1,200 online MBA and Executive MBA students combined. The Online MBA program is currently ranked 12th by Poets and Quants and 18th by U.S. News and World Report. The college has 92 full-time faculty across its campuses and 75 staff. WSU has a set goal to advance the college’s commitment to diversity and multiculturalism with respect to research, teaching and community outreach, incorporating relevant programs, goals and activities. A strong global perspective is encouraged. To promote global awareness and capability for our students, the college also offers faculty-led study abroad programs in Belize, China, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Romania & Croatia, Spain Switzerland, and Thailand.
The Department of Marketing and International Business
Consists of 14 faculty (across 3 campuses) who value quality research and excellent teaching. The Carson College of Business has invested in a state-of-the-art Center for Behavioral Business Research (CBBR; opened in early 2010). Faculty can also participate in faculty-led study abroad programs in Australia, China, Greece, Italy, Korea, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand.
For information about the Carson College of Business, and WSU Pullman Campus, please visit: https://business.wsu.edu/ and https://wsu.edu/.
Benefits Package
Competitive benefits available, more details at hrs.wsu.edu/benefits.

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Full Time

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Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in Marketing or closely aligned field from a nationally or internationally recognized university by the appointment start date. Assistant-level applicants will be considered if they have a completed or nearly completed PhD dissertation in Marketing or related field by August 2021 as well, and clearly exhibit high potential for scholarly research in Managerial/Marketing Strategy or related areas targeted to the field’s premier journals and effective teaching. Candidates at more senior levels (associate or full professor) should additionally have established a record of excellence in published scholarly research in Managerial/Marketing Strategy or related areas targeted to the field’s premier journals consistent with the rank, as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will (a) have demonstrated excellence in research in Marketing Strategy or related areas; (b) be capable of teaching marketing core and/or elective courses; © show knowledge and excellence of teaching undergraduate level courses (for Assistant Professor) and/or MBA and Ph.D. courses (for Associate and Full Professor); and (d) provide evidence of participation in doctoral student research and mentoring. Research interests need not be directly related to teaching areas. Ability to teach digital marketing, data analytics, or related courses, and experience with case-based or other interactive pedagogies, would also be welcomed.

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Open Recruitment

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application materials should be submitted online no later than December 13, 2020. Review of applications will begin December 14, 2020.

Applicants must provide a resume, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, recent teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references. Applicants should indicate their interest in being considered for the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in their application.

Three (3) letters of recommendation are required and will be requested and obtained from the reference provider through the WSU online application system.

Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Alberto Sa Vinhas ([email protected]), search committee chair. Electronic submission of all materials is required.

EEO Statement :

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]

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Posted: 11/15/2020
Application Due: 12/13/2020
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