The Carson College of Business at Washington State University seeks a department chair for its Department of Management, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship. The successful candidate will hold a rank of associate or full professor with tenure. The anticipated starting date is August 16, 2020.
In consultation with the Dean, the Chair is responsible for the budget, faculty hiring, program development, curriculum, and managing department staff. As the strategic leader of the Department, the Chair articulates the vision and strategy of the Department while also initiating short- and long-term plans for continued growth and excellence. With a new undergraduate curriculum launching in Fall 2019, the Chair will collaborate with faculty across the College on ongoing curriculum revisions with an emphasis on more experiential learning and soft skills. The Chair will also work with faculty to grow and strengthen support for PhD students in Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship. The Chair will teach one, three-credit course per semester, in the area of management, information systems or entrepreneurship that best fits the Chair’s expertise and department teaching needs.
Required qualifications are an earned Ph.D. in Management, Information Systems, Entrepreneurship or related field by the time of hire, and a strong record of teaching and research that is: a) requisite for an appointment as a tenured (associate/full) faculty at WSU; and, b) in the scholarly discipline of management, including macro, micro, or entrepreneurship, or in the field of Information Systems. Also required is relevant experience in leadership roles within an academic department, including university-wide committees, program direction, or active involvement in faculty recruitment and mentorship.
To apply for a position, please apply online at https://www.wsujobs.com/postings. Applicants must submit (1) a cover letter addressing the qualification criteria; (2) curriculum vitae, including courses taught and an overall summary of student evaluation scores for the past three years; and, contact information for (3) three letters of recommendation written within the past year. Later in the recruitment process, these letters will be automatically requested and obtained from the reference provider through the WSU online application system. Review begins on July 29, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Tom Tripp, email@example.com.
Hiring committee members will have an information session to meet with interested candidates during the 2019 Academy of Management meetings in Boston, MA.
Additional Salary Information: Nine-month academic-year basis, beginning August 16, 2020, plus 2/9ths summer salary. Teaching Salary and benefits are competitive; retirement system is TIAA/CREF. The academic rank (associate or full professor) will be based on candidate qualifications.
Internal Number: 79059
About Carson College of Business, Washington State University
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. Unlike most multi-campus systems, WSU operates as an integrated university. Thus, all MISE faculty regardless of campus location are full members of the MISE department. Also, the business curricula at all five campuses are accredited together as one curriculum by the AACSB (and AACSB accreditation was renewed for five years in 2019).
WSU is a premier research institution with ambitions to grow. WSU is ranked as a “very high research activity” (R1) institution by the Carnegie Foundation. The university is now engaged in developing a strategic plan for the next five years as it works toward its vision, “Drive to 25,” with the goal of becoming one of the top 25 public research universities in the country by 2030.
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.
The MISE department has 16 tenure-track faculty, six clinical faculty, supplemented by part-time adjunct faculty and doctoral students, and two staff. The Chair of the MISE Department is located on the Pullman campus but also serves as Chair for all campuses, conducting annual reviews of all MISE faculty, with input from relevant campus academic directors for non-Pullman faculty.