Assistant Professor

  • Washington State University
  • Pullman, WA
  • Apr 30, 2021
Full time BUS: Management/HR/OB/Strategy

Job Description

 Assistant Professor

158-NN - Teaching Assistant Professor - Career

Business Title:
Assistant Professor

Additional Titles:


Employee Type:
Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:
Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

This is a 9-month academic appointment with a normal teaching load is nine hours (the equivalent of 3 courses per semester) or 12 hours per week (the equivalent of 4 courses per semester) depending on qualifications and responsibilities. Duties include teaching face-to-face and/or distance program, maintaining an active research program targeting Finance and Management Science journals (if on a reduced teaching load), and making service contributions to the department, college, university, community, and profession.

General Information:

Founded in 1890 in Pullman, WSU is the state of Washington's land-grant institution and one of the country's top public research universities. WSU has an enrollment of over 29,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,500 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), and online through its Global Campus.

About Carson College of Business:

The Carson College of Business (CCB) enrolls 2,200 undergraduate students and houses the US News and World Report 13th ranked online MBA in the country, which enrolls over 700 students. The college has 92 full-time faculty across its campuses and 75 staff. The CCB has invested in and executed successful growth strategies. As a result, the CCB has run budget surpluses every year since 2013, accumulating significant reserve funds held at the college and department level.

Our faculty are nationally and internationally recognized researchers and dedicated teachers who bring a great deal of skill, enthusiasm, and commitment to the classroom. We are also fortunate to have a dedicated network of alumni that mentor students, offer internship opportunities, and recruit our students into high quality full-time positions at great companies in Washington and beyond.

See the College's ( website for more information. 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.

Tenure Track: No

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualification and experience.

FTE: 100

Position Term in months: 9

Required Qualifications:

Candidates for this position must possess, at minimum, an MBA or master's degree in an operations management- or analytics-related field by the employment start date. Qualified candidates must demonstrate effectiveness and excellence in teaching. Applications at all levels, Career Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

It is preferred, but not required, that the candidate possess a Ph.D. in Analytics, Operations Management, or a closely related field from a nationally or internationally recognized university by the employment start date.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Carson College of Business
Department Name: Finance and Management Science
Department Link:

City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99613
Permanent/Temporary: Temporary
Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end on May 15, 2024. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Screening Begin Date: April 30, 2021
Application Instructions: Applicants must provide 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter discussing their experience and highlighting how they meet the minimum qualifications 3) teaching statement, 4) recent teaching evaluations, additionally

applicants are required to include contact information for three professional references within the application before an application can be considered. Three (3) letters of reference will be requested for final candidates.

Required Documents:
  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Cover letter
  3. Teaching statement
  4. Recent teaching evaluations
Time Type:
Full time

Position Term:

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 veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

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

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Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.

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