About the Position:A full-time, tenure track position as the Assistant or Associate Professor level is available in Marketing. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans and those from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The starting date is September 2018. Additional expectations include scholarship and service.
About the College/Department:Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students and eight colleges, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The 224-acre wooded campus is located in the coastal city of Bellingham, Washington, overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 55 miles south of Vancouver, BC. With its year-round mild climate and active population, recreational access to lakes, rivers, mountains, the Puget Sound, and the Pacific Ocean are abundant. Western Washington University is also the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2015 U.S. News & World Report and one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the 2014 survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Western as a university is committed to leadership in sustainability. Our Huxley College of the Environment was the first of its kind in 1969, and today those ideals have spread to every corner of campus.
About the College: The College of Business and Economics is considered a leadership unit within the university. The College is AACSB accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and has more than 60 full-time faculty. The College grants Bachelors of Arts degrees in Business Administration, Business and Sustainability, Accounting, Manufacturing Management and Economics along with the MBA degree. Relatedly, the Aspen Institute in its annual “Beyond Grey Pinstripes” rankings named the MBA program a Top 100 MBA Program in the world in Social Responsibility. The Department of Finance and Marketing has 300 undergraduate majors and 12 faculty members.
The College of Business and Economics and the Department of Finance and Marketing support Western's mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities. We are proud that a growing number of students of color and students traditionally underrepresented in business fields are making WWU's College of Business and Economics their school of choice. We welcome applications from diverse candidates interested in this faculty position. As a public institution in a state where students of color make up a growing proportion of high school graduates, Western is strongly committed to effectively service our increasingly diverse student body. We are proud that a growing number of students of color and other diverse students are making Western their school of choice, and we welcome applications from diverse candidates interested in this faculty position.
Position Responsibilities:Teaching responsibilities would include Marketing and Sustainability and could include Marketing Research, Advanced Marketing Research, Marketing Analytics, International Marketing, and Retailing at the undergraduate or MBA levels.
Ph.D. or ABD in Marketing or equivalent with expectation of completion by Fall 2018
Demonstrated excellence in teaching or the demonstration of teaching promise
Ability to teach Marketing Strategies for Sustainability
Scholarship record commensurate with the number of years since completion of the Ph.D. or its equivalent
Ability to work effectively with and teach to an increasingly diverse student population that includes students traditionally underrepresented in business fields
Excellent communications skills
High degree of professionalism and organizational skills
Professional experience in the marketing field
MBA or equivalent degree
Ability to teach additional marketing courses as needed such as: Marketing Research, Principles of Marketing, Advanced Marketing Research, Marketing Analytics, Integrated Marketing Communications, Retailing, and/or International Marketing
Research experience in Sustainable Marketing and/or Transformative Consumer Research
With 15,000 students, 160 academic programs, and an energized campus community, Western offers the focus on students and the faculty access of a smaller college and the academic choice, resources, multicultural diversity, and room to grow of a large university. Western is located in beautiful Bellingham, a scenic coastal city of approximately 80,000 situated between Seattle, Washington and Vancouv...er, British Columbia. With easy access to both the Cascade mountain range and the Pacific coast, the region is rich in cultural events and attractions as well as many recreational activities. Western is known nationally for its successes, including being named the top public master’s granting university in the Pacific Northwest by U. S. News and World Report and one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education.