Assistant Professor, Marketing

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Tacoma

Organization: Milgard School of Business

Title: Assistant Professor, Marketing

Position Details

Position Description

The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Marketing effective September 16, 2022. This is a full-time position with a 9-month service period.

The successful candidate will be expected to perform high quality research and teach a variety of Marketing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and be willing to provide service to the university, the business school, and the community.

Applicants from all research areas of Marketing are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach in one or more of the following areas: Marketing management, Marketing strategy, Marketing research, Consumer marketing, Services marketing, Salesforce management, Digital marketing, Sports marketing, and Retailing.

University and School Background

One of the 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 research and teaching 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.

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. The AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has more than 650 students in its undergraduate, MBA, Masters of Science in Accounting (MSAcc), Masters in Business Analytics (MSBA), and Masters in Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) programs, in addition to undergraduate minor in business data analytics, sports enterprise management, and corporate responsibility. The School’s Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility and Center for Business Analytics offer opportunities for teaching, research and community outreach.



Applicants must have a PhD degree (or foreign equivalent) in Marketing from an AACSB accredited institution. Applicants must demonstrate excellence with respect to scholarly research, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We seek candidates who will contribute as engaged colleagues to serve our growing school and campus.

We seek candidates who have experience and/or desire to teach in multiple modalities, including online, hybrid and in-person, as well as teach in an urban-serving campus environment with a diverse student body, many of whom are first generation college students. We are especially interested in candidates who can demonstrate quality research in the areas of consumer behavior strategy. In addition, we are seeking candidates whose research and teaching interests will strengthen and complement the Milgard School’s core values of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in pedagogy and practice. 


All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio at as pdf documents. The application deadline is September 5, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled.

Required materials include:

  1. A cover letter describing academic qualifications, research interests, and teaching experience relevant for this position.
  2. A statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The Milgard school is committed to preparing our students to understand, negotiate and address complex DEI topics from multiple perspectives including personal and managerial. We would like to know about your approach to integrating the practice of DEI in your pedagogy and how you have improved levels of access and success for students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field. Candidates who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should articulate how they expect to contribute to these core Milgard values. 
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. A sample research paper
  5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., copies of student evaluations)
  6. At least three letters of reference



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit