Current Positions within the PLU School of Business

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Business - Marketing

The Pacific Lutheran University School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track position to teach in Marketing beginning September 1, 2014. Applicants should be able to provide instruction in marketing and research at the undergraduate and graduate level, including MBA and Masters of Science in Marketing Analytics classes. Terminal degree in Marketing, Business/International Business, or closely related field and research training required. ABD will be considered, but the terminal degree must be in hand by September 1, 2015. PhD or DBA in Marketing preferred. Strong preference will be given to candidates from an AACSB accredited program.

The programs in the School of Business have been continuously accredited by AACSB International since 1971. Faculty and staff seek to advance the University’s vision of academic distinction through enhanced global focus, student-faculty collaboration in research and service projects and by helping students find their own paths to meaningful and successful lives. The School has a mission of producing graduates with character and competence to be leaders in their communities and in the enterprises they serve. The School of Business supports these goals by maintaining a balanced faculty load for teacher-scholars.

We seek collegial faculty who view themselves foremost as educators and possess a commitment to scholarship to inform their teaching. Only candidates who would be deemed academically qualified in accordance with our AACSB International accreditation will be considered. Being academically qualified includes a demonstrated record of peer-reviewed scholarship – or the potential to achieve one.

Pacific Lutheran University is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of about 3,100 students, including international students from two dozen countries. Located in a scenic region on the Pacific Rim, the university’s campus is 4 miles south of Seattle in suburban Tacoma, Washington. PLU’s academic program is an integration of the liberal arts and professional programs, and the university’s mission to educate students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership and care. The university is committed to exploring, affirming and enriching dignity and diversity in the campus community and endorses the goals of equal opportunity and affirmative action. PLU actively seeks applications from women and persons of color.

Application Process: Review of application materials will begin immediately, but the position will remain open until filled. Initial interviews will be conducted at the American Marketing Association Summer Educators’ Conference. Please submit your application including cover letter and vitae online here. Applications will be accepted through the online process only. Materials should be addressed to Susan Harmon, PhD, Search Committee Chair, School of Business, Pacific Lutheran University. For more information, please email