Assistant/Associate Professor of Management

Posted: 10/20/2022

Assistant/Associate Professor of Management






Department: Management and Marketing


Locations: Macomb, IL


Posted: Oct 19, 2022


Closes: Open Until Filled


Type: FT - Continuous


About Western Illinois University:


Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves nearly 7,600 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan branch campus in Moline, IL. The College of Business & Technology maintains AACSB Business Accreditation along with the AACSB Supplemental Accounting Accreditation


Job Description:


APPOINTMENT: Full-time, tenure track appointment beginning August 2023


RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching in traditional and distance learning formats in the specified areas detailed below. A minimum teaching load of 3/3 is required. Candidates are expected to perform research activities commensurate with AACSB "Scholarly Academic" qualification. Service activities are expected, including interactions with external business constituencies.


RANK & SALARY: Compensation is dependent on rank and qualifications and is competitive with regional, comprehensive universities. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit:






An earned Ph.D. or D.B.A. from an AACSB Accredited business school or equivalent degree from a Carnegie Research University. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to teach Principles of Management, Business Policy/Strategy, and teach within two of the following areas: Organizational Behavior, Organization Theory, International Management, and/or Human Resource Management. Applicants must have excellent communication skills, a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching, research and service and maintain scholarly academic standing under our AACSB criteria at all times.




Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service. Ideal candidates would also have independent teaching experience, including technology-driven course delivery. Preference given to those with the ability to build academic programs and curriculum and a willingness to teach at Macomb and Quad Cities campuses as needed.


For a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body). Unless otherwise stated, the degree must be "in hand" at the time of appointment.


Additional Information:


ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The multi-disciplinary nature of the School of Management and Marketing reflects the goal of leveraging the complimentary nature of several business disciplines to affect a more engaged and holistic approach to business education. The unit contains containing four distinct undergraduate programs representing each of the core disciplines: Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, and Supply Chain Management. The school strongly supports MBA Core curriculum offerings as well as a post baccalaureate certificate in Supply Chain Management. As part of the College of Business and Technology, the School of Management and Marketing is accredited by. By working closely with industry partners and alumni, the school is able to implement innovative programs for students and enhance student and faculty engagement in the educational process, resulting in high impact outcomes for all constituents.


ABOUT THE COLLEGE: For over 50 years, the College of Business and Technology has prepared students to make meaningful contributions in business, commerce, and technology. Organized around five schools including Agriculture; Accounting, Finance, Economics and Decision Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering and Technology, and Management and Marketing, the college delivers innovative, integrative, technology focused programs providing immersive, experience-based learning to over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Collaborative relationships with industry through joint technology development and deployment are the cornerstone of our educational offerings.


The College of Business and Technology is among an elite group of fewer than 5 percent of business schools worldwide that are accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels by the AACSB International? It is among a select 1 percent of business schools worldwide that have additional specialized AACSB accreditation for their accountancy programs.


About WIU (


Since 1899, Western Illinois University has provided outstanding educational opportunities to individuals in west central Illinois and well beyond our region and state. WIU's traditional residential campus in Macomb, Illinois, is the educational, cultural and athletic center of the region, while the WIU-Quad Cities non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois, is the only public university in the immediate Quad Cities region.


WIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 6,539): A traditional, residential four-year campus offering a comprehensive slate of undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb. Amtrak provides twice-daily service from Macomb to Chicago (and point in-between). Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL).


WIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 916): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL.


WIU Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (


Western Illinois University fosters respect, equity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. WIU is committed to anti-racism, anti-oppression, equity, social justice, and diversity. We value inclusion as a core value and as an essential element of Western's public service mission. WIU embraces individual uniqueness and a culture of inclusion that supports broad and specific diversity initiatives. Western believes in the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society as integral to the success of all individuals.


At WIU, we will:

Maintain a safe and secure environment for all members of our University communities.

Educate and empower students, staff, and faculty to be social justice advocates.

Provide curricula, programs, training, resources, and environments that reflect and strengthen the diversity of our communities, and to elevate cultural awareness and understanding.

Ensure fair, equitable, and inclusive access to University facilities, programs, resources, and services.

Create inclusive and equitable policies and practices.

Diversify the University's workforce by assessing hiring practices to attract, retain, and develop talented staff and faculty from diverse backgrounds.

Address intergroup disparities through areas as representation, retention, learning outcomes, and graduation rates.

Create a Universitywide diversity plan to ensure a continued commitment to anti-racism, anti-oppression, equity, social justice, and diversity.


Academics (


More than 61 undergraduate degree programs, 40 graduate programs, two doctoral programs and 13 post-baccaulaureate certificate programs prepare students for a successful career after graduation.


Student Resources


There are more than 200 student organizations at Western that provide social, academic, recreation, sports, service, and many other opportunities for students to grow and learn, develop leadership skills, and much more. Numerous concerts, lectures, films, dance performances, cultural events and more are presented and performed each year, along with numerous major theatrical and dance productions and studio shows, and a variety of service-oriented projects and activities, all in a diverse and inclusive campus environment. The Multicultural Center is home to four cultural and resource centers: The Gwendolyn Brooks, Casa Latina, the Women's Center, and the LGBT*QA Resource Center. These cultural and resource centers promote WIU's goal of enhancing justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion through educational programming and advocacy.


WIU Intercollegiate Athletics (


The University's athletics program, based on the Macomb campus, sponsors 17 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men's and women's varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Summit League.


Application Instructions:


Application Instructions


APPLICATION: Complete applications include:


1) a letter of application which lists your areas of interest for teaching and research.


2) current curriculum vita or resume


3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references


4) a separate statement regarding your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion


5) evidence of teaching effectiveness


6) a statement regarding your research agenda (maximum, 500-words)


7) copies of unofficial academic transcripts; official transcripts will be required for the selected candidate


Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL


**Note** In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size.


Screening will begin: November 1, 2022 and continue until filled.


Western Illinois University endeavors to provide a safe environment for its employees and students and requires candidates to submit to a background investigation upon offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon compliance with University policies and procedures relating to the receipt and evaluation of information contained in the background investigation.


Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Dr. Tara Feld mailto:[email protected]


For assistance with the online application system contact the Human Resource Office (309)298-1971 or via email at mailto:[email protected]




To apply, visit


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