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Department Chair / Endowed Chair - University of Wyoming

  • 1.  Department Chair / Endowed Chair - University of Wyoming

    Posted 06-02-2019 01:21



    Job Title: Associate Professor/Professor – Marketing/Management

    Job ID: 19002065

    Location: Main Campus Laramie, Wyoming

    Department: Management and Marketing, College of Business

    Closes at 11:59PM MT on June 13, 2019

    To Apply: https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=8100020604


    The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also

    especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.


    The University of Wyoming invites applications for an associate or full professor to serve as the chair of the Management and

    Marketing Department in the College of Business, who will be recommended for tenure. Qualified applicants will also be

    considered for the Dick and Maggie Scarlett Endowed Chair in Business. This position represents a transformational opportunity

    to serve in a leadership role in the college for the qualified candidate. This position will lead and set the vision for the

    department as it rebuilds from recent retirements and retools its self with a new college-level strategic plan. More specifically,

    the department chair leads the Management and Marketing Department in setting and achieving goals that align with the

    college's strategic plan, represents the department on college executive councils and participate in strategic decision-making,

    and handles personnel matters within the department. The department includes faculty and programs encompassing marketing,

    sales, HR, and entrepreneurship, plus a reputation in ethics and sustainability. This appointment will be halftime administrative

    with teaching responsibilities being one course per semester. Demonstrated record of published research in leading peer reviewed

    journals in one's field is essential, as well as potential for future research. Experience in leadership roles and / or

    working with doctoral students and junior faculty is preferred. The expected start date for this position is either August 2019 or

    January 2020.


    The College of Business


    The University of Wyoming College of Business is AACSB accredited and is located in a state-of-the-art, Leeds certified

    building. The College currently offers undergraduate degrees in business administration, marketing, professional sales,

    management, accounting, entrepreneurship, economics and finance. The College offers masters of business administration

    degrees, masters degrees in accounting, economics, and finance, and Ph.D. degrees in marketing and in economics. Thematic

    goals important to the college relate to Sustainable Business Practices, Environment and Natural Resources, Ethics and

    Entrepreneurship. Individuals who wish to contribute to the research synergies of the current faculty are especially encouraged

    to apply. http://www.uwyo.edu/business/


    Life in Laramie


    Laramie, Wyoming is nestled on the high plains of Southeast Wyoming and sits at over slightly over 7,000 feet. A true college

    town with 30,000 residents, Laramie offers a high quality of life for those who value small town living, sunny days and access to

    numerous outdoor activities. Roughly 1 hour to Fort Collins, 2 hours to Denver, and world-class ski resorts in Colorado, the

    University of Wyoming is your opportunity to live in relaxed environment, while having access to major metropolitan areas.


    Minimum Qualifications


    Ph.D. in marketing, management or a related field from a recognized institution. A demonstrated record of research publication

    in leading journals in one's field. Evidence of on-going research publication potential. Evidence of leadership potential.

    Evidence of effective teaching. A record of teaching, research and service consistent with a tenured appointment at the

    Associate Professor or Professor level.


    Desired Qualifications


    Evidence of successful administrative ability. Experience in mentoring junior faculty. Experience leading an academic

    department and/or leading an organization, preferably through times of change. Experience with doctoral education, including

    but not limited to recruiting, developing and placing business doctoral students.


    Required Materials


    Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact

    information for three work-related references.


    Hiring Statement


    The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will

    receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national

    origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review "The

    EEO is the Law Poster" and its supplement, please visit UW's Diversity & Fairness page at



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    state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any

    surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran's death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits

    based on the veteran's military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the

    applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business

    capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with

    performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of

    veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a

    veteran currently employed by a public department.


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    Dr. Patrick M. Kreiser

    Rile Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship and Leadership

    University of Wyoming College of Business

    Management & Marketing Department

    1000 E. University Ave

    Laramie, WY 82071





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