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Assistant/Associate Professor Position, Dept of Management, Western Michigan University

  • 1.  Assistant/Associate Professor Position, Dept of Management, Western Michigan University

    Posted 06-10-2021 08:44

    Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business seeks a highly qualified, collegial candidate to fill a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position in its Department of Management.

     Primary responsibilities

    • Teaching in the primary area of Organizational Behavior, with secondary areas such as, but not limited to, Leadership, Strategic Management, Ethics and Sustainability, Human Resource Management, and Entrepreneurship
    • Conduct and publish scholarly research in high quality, peer-reviewed journals
    • Coordinate OB curriculum for BBA program
    • Advise and mentor students
    • Eventually serve on departmental, college, and/or university committees as needed

    Required Qualifications

    • Doctorate in Organizational Behavior or related field from an AACSB accredited institution by August 2022
    • Prior teaching experience with strong student evaluations
    • Evidence of innovative and interactive teaching approaches and a variety of pedagogy
    • Established record of or strong potential for scholarly impact
    • Interest in actively mentoring undergraduate students
    • Willingness to serve department, college, university and community in a variety of ways

    Institutional Information

    Western Michigan University just received the largest donation ever recorded for a public institution in the US ($550 million) – https://wmich.edu. The Empowering Futures Gift is a commitment to WMU's mission to create an inclusive education that empowers people and communities to create a bright future for all. A portion of this gift is designated for faculty hiring.

    Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business (https://wmich.edu/business) has more than 3,300 undergraduate students majoring in 17 specialized BBA areas. Additionally, we offer MBA and MSA programs as well as certificates in supply chain and cybersecurity. WMU Haworth holds accreditation for all its programs from AACSB. We are a learner centered, discovery driven, globally engaged college of business that provides intellectual and economic value in a focused and personal environment that values quality teaching, peer-reviewed applied research and dedicated student services. The Department of Management is comprised of 15 instructional faculty with PhDs from schools around the country, such as Michigan, Michigan State, Indiana, Iowa, Arizona State, Boston College, UT-San Antonio, and Florida International. We strive to develop fulfilling instructional experiences with students, and offer majors in Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership and Business Strategy.

    Community Information

    Kalamazoo is home to the Kalamazoo Promise, WMU, Kalamazoo College, two nationally recognized healthcare systems, world-class dining, an outstanding parks and trails system, and a variety of music, art, theatre, and cultural attractions. Many businesses call Kalamazoo and the Southwest Michigan area home, including Stryker, Pfizer, Kellogg, Whirlpool, and Bell's Brewery. Kalamazoo is a diverse community and a desirable place to live, with a very reasonable cost of living.

    Application Process

    Please submit the following materials electronically at https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs.

    • A cover letter highlighting your qualifications
    • A curriculum vitae
    • Statement of teaching philosophy and student evaluation scores
    • Statement of research interests/agenda and research sample

    WMU is an AA/EEO employer. For more information about WMU's diversity and inclusion efforts, see https://wmich.edu/equity.

    The Search Committee will review applications submitted up to and until July 15, 2021, and will be conducting preliminary interviews in late July – early August.  If there are questions, please contact Dr. Christina Stamper, HR Program Director and Professor of Management, christina.stamper@wmich.edu

    Laurel Ofstein
    Associate Professor
    Western Michigan University
    Kalamazoo MI
    (269) 251-7757