Job: Central Washington University


Tenure-track Assistant or Associate

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Position Announcement


The Department of Management within the College of Business at Central Washington University seeks applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor position in Marketing. This position is located at the Ellensburg campus, 110 miles east of Seattle. The department has 16 full-time faculty members and offers an attractive teaching load with small classes and a relaxed teaching environment. The College of Business has a strong teaching orientation and requires a commitment to students through research and advising. The College is currently pursuing AACSB accreditation.

The successful candidate is expected to teach a number of core marketing courses such as Principles, Marketing Research or Consumer Behavior as well as marketing electives (see preferred). Members of the faculty are also required to: advise students, provide service to the university, college, department, and community, and conduct research and publish in their fields. The demonstrated ability or potential to produce peer-reviewed published research is essential. Research is supported through reduced teaching loads and funding from a variety of sources.



  • Ph.D. in Marketing or related field, from an AACSB accredited institution (strong candidates who are nearing completion of the dissertation will be considered)
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness in marketing courses. (e.g. Summary of teaching evaluations)
  • Evidence of scholarship/research in Marketing field.


  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching upper division marketing courses
  • Interest/experience in teaching courses from among international marketing, sports marketing, not-for-profit marketing, marketing promotion, and marketing problems and policy.
  • Published articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Depending on the needs of the Department, an opportunity to teach summer classes for additional compensation may be available. Benefits include medical, dental, life, and disability insurance as well as retirement contributions. Washington has no state income tax.

Start Date: Open to negotiation, preferably January 2008. Initial screening of applicants will begin September 28th.

About the College of Business: The College has the equivalent of nearly 1,300 full-time equivalent students and about 48 full-time faculty in four academic departments: Accounting, Management, Finance & OSC, and Economics. The mission of the College is to create value and opportunity for our students by focusing on quality in undergraduate education at the Ellensburg campus and university centers in the Puget Sound and central regions of Washington State.

To Apply

Applicants are required to apply on-line. A complete application consists of: letter of application, current vitae, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. Direct inquiries to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Greg Cant, or (509) 963-2343.

Applicants are required to apply on-line
About Central

Central Washington University is one of six state-assisted, four-year institutions of higher education in Washington. A regional comprehensive university, CWU offers baccalaureate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Throughout its history, the university has distinguished itself in many ways, most notably through its quality teaching and academic programs, its student-centered orientation, and its commitment to research, outreach, international experiences for faculty and students, and provision of life-long learning opportunities to the citizens of Washington. The university is composed of the College of Arts and Humanities, College of the Sciences, College of Education and Professional Studies, and College of Business. CWU’s faculty, numbering more than 500, have compiled an impressive record of teaching, scholarship and service. The main campus is located in Ellensburg, a community of over 15,000 that enjoys one of the finest living environments of the Pacific Northwest. In the shadow of the Cascade Mountains and only minutes from the Wenatchee National Forest, Ellensburg is situated in the Kittitas Valley, an agricultural region 110 miles east of Seattle, the cultural center of Washington State. Further information about the university is available at For more information about Ellensburg, see

In order to facilitate payroll processing, new employees will be required to provide a copy of their social security card to the Human Resources Office. Visit the Social Security Administration’s site for information on replacement cards, or call 1-800-722-1213.

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, only U.S. Citizens, Nationals, and Aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed by Central Washington University. As a condition of employment, persons hired must provide proof of identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of beginning work.

Central Washington University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Institution. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans, and persons of disability. Persons of disability may request accommodation during the application and/or interview process through Disability Support Services. Phone:(509) 963-2171. TDD:(509) 963-2143.