Skip to main content

Position Details

Academic Personnel

Assistant Professor, Management

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Tacoma

Organization: Milgard School of Business

Title: Assistant Professor, Management

Position Details

Position Description

The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Management position in its AACSB-accredited program. Experienced candidates are encouraged to apply; however, prior experience is not required. This full-time position has a 9-month service period and begins September 2022 (Autumn Quarter). Candidates will teach a capstone strategy class required of all of our business school undergraduate majors and minors and will contribute to our management major by teaching elective classes covering topics such as change management, cross-cultural management, human resources, negotiation and team dynamics.  

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. 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


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 700 students in its undergraduate, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), Master of Science in Accounting (MSAcc) and Master of Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) programs. Additional information about the Milgard School of Business can be found at   


Strong candidates will demonstrate outstanding research capabilities, have an active research program, be committed to effective teaching and possess a desire to be an integral member of a team of faculty and staff that is committed to excellence. We seek candidates who will contribute as engaged researchers and collaborative colleagues to serve our growing school and campus in pursuit of our mission. Applicants must have a doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in Management or another relevant field conferred by date of appointment.   


Applications are only accepted through Interfolio at The application deadline is November 15, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled. 


Please include: 

  1. A cover letter describing academic qualifications and experience for this position with reference to your teaching experience and effectiveness. 

  2. A statement detailing how your teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field; if you have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences you should note how your work will further UW Tacoma’s commitment to diversity.  

  3. A curriculum vitae.  

  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness. 

  5. Three confidential letters of recommendation. 

For questions, please contact the search committee chair at 

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.

Apply now

The University of Washington is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application, please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at or phone at (877)997-8807.

Title IX Notice

Title IX, Title VII, VAWA, Washington State law, and University of Washington policy collectively prohibit discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, pregnant or parenting status, and LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) identity.

Anyone may contact the Office of the Title IX Coordinator about sex and gender discrimination, including sexual or gender-based harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and other forms of sexual misconduct. Anyone who has experienced these behaviors has the right to make a complaint to the University, report to the police, to both, or not at all.

Please see the Title IX website to learn more about how to report or make a formal complaint of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, or other sexual misconduct. You will also find information about supportive measures and the grievance procedures that are utilized for complaints of sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct. Students and employees have access to support measures and resources, whether or not they choose to make a complaint.

Office of the Title IX Coordinator

Valery Richardson, Title IX Coordinator
Mags Aleks, Deputy Title IX Coordinator
4311 11th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98105

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 (