Seattle University, Albers School of Business and Economics
Thomas F. Gleed Chair of Business Administration

The Albers School of Business & Economics invites nominations for The Thomas F. Gleed Chair of Business Administration, beginning September 1, 2018. The successful candidate would bring a distinguished business educator to the School for a one-year period. We will seek to share the special expertise of the Gleed Chairholder with the community in various forums. The position is open to candidates from all disciplines. Though, applicants from marketing, accounting, or finance backgrounds with an expertise in business analytics are of particular interest.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The recipient will serve as a resource for university students and faculty and will actively participate in community activities: business seminars, lectures, and conferences, etc. The specific duties will be tailored to the strengths of the chair holder.

The criteria for selecting the Gleed Chair will include potential for contribution to the quality of education at Albers, potential for contribution to the community by bringing new ideas and new viewpoints for discussion, and potential for contributing to the visibility of Seattle University and Albers in the business community. The Gleed Chairholder will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to serve as a mentor for faculty research.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and stature of the chair.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree, an excellent teaching record with a distinguished record in research and publication.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University 7th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit applications online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers. Please include cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, recent teaching evaluations, a sample of recent research papers, and names and contact information for three references (letters may be solicited upon submission of application). The application deadline is December 1, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Skype interviews will be conducted in February.

Posted: 17 Nov 2017