The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Economics position in its AACSB-accredited program. This full-time position has a 9-month service period and begins September 2020 (Autumn Quarter). Candidates will teach a variety of courses which could include introductory and intermediate economic theory, finance, and quantitative methods. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute as an engaged researcher and collaborative colleague to serve our growing school and campus in pursuit of our mission. The successful applicant will be expected to teach and be an integral member of a team of faculty and staff that is committed to excellence.
One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that shares the University of Washington's commitment to high quality teaching and research and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical buildings in Tacoma's downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial/ethnic and cultural populations. UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. UW Tacoma has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. It offers a range of academic programs focused on sustainability including environmental sciences and sustainable urban development. It is also home to the Centers for Urban Waters, Business Analytics, and Leadership and Social Responsibility. Situated on the high-technology corridor of Puget Sound, UW Tacoma offers views of the historic Foss Waterway and Mount Rainier, providing an incomparable gateway to the Pacific Northwest recreation. For more information about UW Tacoma, please visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.
The Milgard School of Business, named in recognition of a multi-million-dollar gift from the Milgard family, enjoys strong relationships with businesses and the South Puget Sound community. Our mission is to "cultivate[s] business leaders through cutting edge and personally accessible education, diverse scholarly exploration, and innovative community engagement while promoting social responsibility. We inspire students to become lifelong learners." The School's Centers for Business Analytics and Leadership and Social Responsibility offer opportunities for teaching, research and community outreach related to our mission. The AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has more than 850 students in its undergraduate, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), Master of Accounting (MAcc) and Master of Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) programs. Additional information about the Milgard School of Business can be found at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/business.
Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of research and have an active research program. Applicants should have a doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) granted or expected to be completed by summer 2020. We will consider applications from economists with any area of specialization, including but not limited to finance and quantitative methods.
Applications are only accepted through Interfolio. The application deadline is January 15, 2020 and the position will remain open until filled.
A cover letter describing academic qualifications and experience for this position with reference to your teaching experience and effectiveness.
A curriculum vitae.
Evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Three confidential letters of recommendation.
Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Greg Noronha, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.