The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Management position effective September 16, 2023. This is a full-time position with a 9-month service period. Candidates will teach classes in business communications and will also contribute to our management major by covering topics such as organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, social issues in management, change management, cross-cultural management, human resource analytics, negotiation and team dynamics. This position will actively engage in research in the organizational behavior and management field.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach in multiple modalities, including online, hybrid and in-person, in an urban-serving campus environment with a diverse student body, many of whom are first generation college students.
University and School Background
One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that shares the University of Washington's commitment to high quality teaching and research and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical buildings in Tacoma's downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial/ethnic and cultural populations. UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. UW Tacoma has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. It offers a range of academic programs focused on sustainability including environmental sciences and sustainable urban development. Situated on the high-technology corridor of Puget Sound, UW Tacoma offers views of the historic Foss Waterway and Mount Rainier, providing an incomparable gateway to the Pacific Northwest recreation. For more information about UW Tacoma, please visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.
The Milgard School of Business, named in recognition of a multi-million-dollar gift from the Milgard family, enjoys strong relationships with businesses and the South Puget Sound community. Our mission is to "cultivate[s] business leaders through cutting edge and personally accessible education, diverse scholarly exploration, and innovative community engagement while promoting social responsibility. We inspire students to become lifelong learners." The AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has more than 700 students in its undergraduate, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Accounting (MSAcc), Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), and Master of Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) programs, in addition to undergraduate minors in business data analytics, sports enterprise management, and corporate responsibility. The School's Centers for Leadership and Social Responsibility, Business Analytics, Financial Wellness, Entrepreneurship, and Wealth Creation offer opportunities for teaching, research, and community outreach related to its mission. Additional information about the Milgard School of Business can be found at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/business.