Title: 162-NN - Scholarly Associate Professor - Career
Business Title: Scholarly Associate Professor - Career
Employee Type: Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Department of Marketing and International Business in the Carson College of Business at Washington State University invites applications for a permanently funded, full-time non-tenure track faculty position with 9 month academic appointment as a Scholarly Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing at the Vancouver campus to begin August 16, 2022.
The candidate will take a leading role in the marketing major at the Vancouver campus and in the Professional Sales Program at Washington State University. In addition to teaching duties, service will include: participate in activities aimed at increasing interest in the marketing major, coordinate sales program activities with faculty affiliated with the program across campuses, be involved in the strategic planning for the sales program, coordinate external and internal communications, actively recruit and manage partner relationships, and devise and implement an annual budget for the program.
The faculty member must remain academically or professionally qualified (per AACSB standards for WSU). Additional relevant service to the campus and discipline to advance the university towards its goals and provide distinctive contribution to the academic field will be required.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree in Marketing or related fields. All qualified candidates must demonstrate evidence of overall teaching excellence (supported by teaching evaluations). Candidates must also demonstrate evidence of a research agenda targeting Marketing, Sales or related practitioner or academic journals.
Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the ability to teach courses in Marketing and Sales. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience teaching or demonstrating the ability to teach classes in Professional Selling. Relevant industry experience in sales and sales management to support teaching and service will be highly valued.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate their ability to connect with the business community. Experience leading Professional Sales programs at the University level, building programs, generating external funds to support the program, and securing the cooperation of local business organizations will be especially valued.
Preference will also be given to candidates with the ability to publish in either practitioner or academic journals - especially in the areas of Sales and Sales Management.
Preferred candidates will demonstrate ability to contribute to the equity and diversity mission of the campus.
Washington State University conducts transformational research and provides world-class education to more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Founded in 1890 in Pullman, it is Washington's original land-grant university. As a campus of Washington State University, WSU Vancouver is an integral part of a Tier-1 Research institution. Business faculty at all WSU campuses are part of the Carson College of Business, which offers AACSB accredited programs at undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels (Ph.D. programs are taught on the Pullman campus).
WSU Vancouver is an inclusive, innovative, non-residential research university dedicated to offering premier undergraduate and graduate educational and research experiences. Situated on 351 scenic acres, WSU Vancouver is in the homeland of the Chinookan and Taidnapam peoples and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. WSU Vancouver is located in Vancouver, WA in the southwest region of Washington State.
A part of the Portland, OR metro area, Vancouver offers a wealth of cultural and recreational interests including visual and performing arts, identity-specific community events, professional sports teams, farmers markets and nature trails. With a population of approximately 300,000, the Greater Vancouver Area has been experiencing significant growth from increasing diversity across social identities to expansion of the downtown waterfront community. Access to a number of nearby attractions is facilitated by Vancouver's central location. The Oregon coast, Cascade mountain range, and Seattle are within 2.5 hours of Vancouver by car. It's a short flight from Portland International Airport (PDX) to other nearby major cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Reno and Vancouver, BC.
WSU Vancouver is one of five campuses that comprise Washington State University, Washington's land-grant university and a Tier 1 research institution. As the second largest campus in the WSU system, and the only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is an equity-minded campus that enjoys extraordinary community support and is committed to developing areas of academic and research excellence that fulfill regional needs. The campus currently offers 22 bachelor's degrees, 9 master's degrees, and 3 doctoral degrees with more than 100 tenure line faculty. A personal atmosphere, small classes, and interaction with world-class faculty attracts 3,500 students. To learn more about the university visit www.vancouver.wsu.edu.
The Professional Sales Program was launched at Washington State University Vancouver campus in 2008 and has developed a strong reputation in the local community in the Pacific Northwest, with several community partners supporting the program over the years. The Program has recently been extended to Pullman, with the hiring of three new tenure-track faculty members dedicated to teaching in the Sales Program. Washington State University offers a single sales program across campuses, and recently launched the Center for Professional Sales capitalizing on expected cross-campus synergies. We offer a certificate in Professional Sales, and hold annual sales competition and career fairs. External partners are significantly involved in the program, both by contributing financially, and by participating in several program activities.
This is a permanently funded non tenure-track position. The appointment will be on a contract basis (term to be negotiated) with the opportunity for renewal. Duties are assigned for a nine-month academic calendar, beginning on August 16, 2022.
Normal teaching load is three courses per semester. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience; benefits are competitive; the retirement system is TIAA/CREF or TRS 3.
Screening Begin Date:
Screening will begin immediately and will remain ongoing until a successful candidate has been identified. Background Check:
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application should include:
Letter of application addressing each of the qualification criteria
Current Curriculum Vitae
Teaching statement that includes evaluation scores, comments from students or colleagues, or publications on pedagogy
An example of scholarly work (upload under research statement)
Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement (guidelines found here)
Contact information for at least three (3) professional references
For additional information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Alberto Sa Vinhas, Search Committee Chair: email@example.com
For information regarding the application process, please contact Human Resource Services: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 9 Month
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 email@example.com.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.