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Assistant Professor of Management Opening at UW Tacoma

  • 1.  Assistant Professor of Management Opening at UW Tacoma

    Posted 11-04-2022 17:39

    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

    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


    Applicants must have a PhD degree (or foreign equivalent) in management, organizational behavior, business communications or a related field granted or expected to be completed by summer 2023. Applicants must demonstrate excellence with respect to scholarly research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

    Application Instructions

    All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio at Review of applications starts on December 1, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled.

    Application materials should include:

    1. A cover letter describing academic qualifications, research interests, and teaching experience relevant for this position.
    2. A statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Milgard school is committed to preparing our students to understand, negotiate and address complex DEI topics from multiple perspectives including personal and managerial. We would like to know about your approach to integrating the practice of DEI in your pedagogy and how you have improved levels of access and success for students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field. Candidates who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should articulate how they expect to contribute to these core Milgard values.
    3. A curriculum vitae.
    4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition to student evaluations, this may also include samples of applicant-developed course syllabi, curriculum development, and/or other relevant teaching experience.
    5. Three letters of recommendation.

    Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Marion Eberly at

    Marion Eberly
    University of Washington, Tacoma
    Tacoma WA
    (253) 692-5682