The College of Business and Public Administration at Eastern Washington University is currently seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the associate professor level in one of the disciplines taught at the college, preferably Marketing, Finance or Entrepreneurship/Management. The successful applicant will be expected to assume the position of associate dean part time.
The annual workload will be determined in accordance with university policies and the needs of the college. Initial workload will include approximately 50% effort devoted to serving as associate dean. Duties include overseeing the assessment efforts required for regional and professional accreditation; monitor faculty publishing efforts and currency and accuracy of information entered into the college database; extract reports; work with faculty to adapt the undergraduate and graduate curricula for relevancy and response to constituents needs; represent the college in university committees and in the community; teach part-time in discipline; maintain a publication record in discipline; serve the university, the community and profession as befits a senior faculty member.
Review of applications will begin October 7, 2013 and continue until a candidate is identified and accepts the position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with discipline and with qualifications and experience.
The college includes business programs in all traditional business disciplines, as well as programs in Bus. & Mktg. Ed., Economics, Health Informatics Technology & Mgmt., Health Services Admin., Public Admin., Public Health, & Urban & Regional Planning. We offer undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees. Refer to our website for a full listing of degrees: http://www.ewu.edu/cbpa.xml
EWU is a regional, comprehensive institution, co-located in Cheney and Spokane. It offers programs at various locations throughout the state. EWU has an enrollment of over 12,000 students and offers over 100 degree programs. The CBPA has an enrollment of approx. 1,500 students. Our programs currently are accredited or certified by AACSB, the Planning Accreditation Board and AUPHA.
The College is located on Eastern's Riverpoint Campus, adjacent to downtown Spokane, a regional commercial and health center and maintains an administrative presence in Cheney, the location of EWU's residential campus. Cheney and Spokane are 17 miles apart and faculty is expected to teach at both locations. Spokane and vicinity offers a wide range of cultural, recreational, dining, shopping and entertainment alternatives as well as extensive affordable housing options. Spokane is home to 3 universities and to health related, medical and other selective programs from the two state doctoral universities. Spokane offers a high quality network of public and private K-12 schools, an extensive community college system and two major healthcare/hospital systems. Living costs are below the national average and Washington State does not levy an income tax. Spokane is located on a desert high plateau and enjoys over 220 days of sunshine per year, with average summer time temperatures in the upper 70's and 80's, fewer than 4 feet of snow per year and low humidity. It is the gateway to the Inland Northwest, an hour drive from Lake Coeur d'Alene and a day drive from Glacier Park. Abundant outdoor recreational opportunities are available year round. The area offers a wholesome life-style for young families as well as for energetic empty nesters.
EWU is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. EWU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Conditions of Employment : This is a full time faculty position, with a 9 month academic year plus summer contract. Initial assignment will include 48% release time to serve as Associate Dean.
Minimum Qualifications :
* Ph.D. in one of the disciplines taught at the College, preferably Marketing, Finance or Entrepreneurship/Management
* Publication record and experience in academics commensurate to the rank of associate professor with tenure, maintaining a publication rate of three refereed publications in any five-year period
* Demonstrated strong commitment to quality teaching, research and service
* Experience with each of the following: academic leadership, assessment and specialized professional accreditation
* Excellent communication skills
* Understanding and experience in distance learning
* Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.
Preferred Qualifications :
Prior experience as an Assistant or Associate Dean, or as Chair of a large, complex department.
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