Assistant/Associate Professor of Business
|Department||College of Business|
|Reports To||Rowlanda Cawthon|
|Appointment||August 15, 2021 or as negotiated|
Northwest University is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Business to teach courses in business administration, management, technology, and analytics, plus other business courses as assigned by the Dean of the College of Business. The candidate will advise business majors and support with the enrollment growth of the Business Administration and Management majors. The applicant will teach for both the bachelor’s degree and Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs. A key function of the role is to serve as the program chair of the MBA program.
The successful candidate will help create long-term visions for the Business Administration and Management programs that build on prior successes while meeting the needs of students. Curriculum development, university service, professional development, and other duties may be assigned in accordance with the faculty handbook. The applicant must be an energetic, enthusiastic teacher/scholar who is committed to helping students achieve their academic and career goals.
Candidates must possess a meaningful commitment to Jesus Christ, the church, and the Gospel. We are seeking someone with a winsome, encouraging and culturally engaged faith. Candidates with experience mentoring diverse students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds, are preferred.
Application review will begin December 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will begin in January-February 2021. Members of underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.
- Teach undergraduate and MBA courses in business administration, management, technology, analytics, or other related fields.
- Collaborate with the dean and faculty on curriculum development and assessment.
- Advise and mentor undergraduate students.
- Work with the program chair and dean to revise curriculum as needed.
- Develop new courses as needed in candidate’s area of research and teaching.
- Participate in the governance functions of the university as assigned.
- Professional doctorate degree in business discipline (i.e. Doctor of Business Administration, Ph.D. in Leadership Studies, or Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership, etc.).
- Master of Business Administration (or related business master’s degree).
- Professional work experience, preferably in business.
- Undergraduate teaching experience with documentation of success in teaching, advising and mentoring relationships.
- Experience working with diverse populations and passion for providing inclusive and equitable education leading to a more diverse workforce.
- Possesses a demonstrated, vibrant Christian faith compatible with the mission of Northwest University.
- Willingness and ability to apply the Christian worldview in course design, instruction, and advising.
- Models best instructional practices in the classroom setting.
- Committed to establishing and maintaining positive relationships with students, faculty, and staff, and the general constituency of the University.
- A demonstrated, vibrant evangelical faith compatible with the mission of Northwest University and the Assemblies of God.
Dependent on education and experience and based upon the established faculty salary schedule starting at the assistant/associate professor rank.
For full consideration, please submit the following:
- Letter of application addressing the above-stated qualities and qualifications sought by the university.
- Current curriculum vitae (including a list of courses taught).
- Unofficial academic transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire).
- A list of three professional references with e-mail and phone contact information.
- A statement of teaching philosophy, which includes an explanation how the candidate’s Christian faith shapes his or her approach to the field of business administration and management.
- A brief narrative describing the candidate’s personal Christian faith, practice, and current local church affiliation.
Please email your documents to:
Dean of the College of Business
The search committee will begin reviewing applications in December 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
Search procedures will be closed when enough qualified applicants have been identified. Applicants are urged to provide sufficient information, so that the application file may be considered complete at the end of the search period.
Search procedures will be closed, when a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified. Applicants are urged to provide sufficient information, so that the application file may be considered complete at the end of the search period.
Northwest University is a Christian coeducational undergraduate and graduate institution, related to the Assemblies of God, offering baccalaureate and master's, and doctoral level education. The sixty-acre campus is located in Kirkland, Washington, just ten miles from downtown Seattle. The campus is an ideal setting for study, recreation, and inspiration and is centrally located and convenient to industry, business, and commercial activities.
We, the people of Northwest University, carry the call of God by continually building a learning community dedicated to spiritual vitality, academic excellence, and empowered engagement with human need.
In addition, all faculty members at Northwest University must subscribe to our Statement of Faith.
Northwest University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (regional). The University is endorsed by the Commission on Christian Higher Education of the Assemblies of God and the Association of Christian Schools International. The University holds membership in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities.
Northwest University's College of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Buntain School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. In addition, the School of Nursing has received approval from the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission. The University is also approved by the Board of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction of the State of Washington to prepare elementary and secondary education teachers and recommend for certification. It is a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Northwest University's doctoral program in counseling psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).
The University is approved by the Federal and State Governments for student aid programs and for the training of international students. Selected programs of study are approved by a Washington State Approving Agency for enrollment of those eligible for benefits under Title 38 and Title 10, U.S. Code and by Washington State for training in Vocational Rehabilitation. It is listed in the current bulletin, "Accredited Higher Education Institutions," published by the U.S. Office of Education.