Assistant/Associate Professor of International Business

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Seattle Pacific University
Wallingford, WA
Nov 05, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Position Type
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
College / University
About Seattle Pacific University:

Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU seeks to be a premier Christian University fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants committed to its Christian mission.

Diversity Statement

As part of our mission of cultural engagement, SPU is committed to building an excellent and diverse staff and faculty. Diversity is an ethos that is inseparable from our Christian faith. At SPU, we recognize diversity as a basic feature of God's creation and a core theme of the gospel. At the heart of our mission-centered commitment to becoming a more diverse community is a desire to represent the breadth of God's kingdom more fully.

We strive to become a workplace of choice and to recruit, develop, and retain faculty and staff who can embrace, value, and engage differences with humility and care. We invite you to join us on our journey by starting a career at SPU! Learn more about SPU's commitment to diversity and opportunities for our employees to deepen their capacity to serve our increasingly diverse student body.

Seattle Pacific University provides reasonable accommodation to applicants. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the application or hiring process please contact the Human Resources Department at (206)281-2809, or email Notification must be given at least five (5) working days before the accommodation is needed.


Full-time, tenure-track position available September 2023. Appointment is in SBGE.

  • Teach regular nine-month load of about 35 quarter credits includes undergraduate and graduate courses in International Business, economics, responsible management, sustainability, and related topics (summer teaching possible).
  • Ongoing scholarly research and publication.
  • Advise undergraduates.
  • Curriculum development around sustainability and the UN Global Compact's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Collaborate with the rest of the SBGE faculty and staff.
  • Contribute service within SBGE, university, professional organizations, church, and community.

  • PhD in International Business or closely related discipline (ABD or substantial executive leadership in the field considered).
  • Evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly productivity required.
  • Capable of teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Alignment with the University's ecumenical Christian mission as expressed in the SPU Statement of Faith.
  • Personal commitment to Christian faith

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Teaching and research interests in sustainability and UN Global Compact's SDGs.
  • Versatility in teaching assignments a plus.
  • Experience in teaching diverse populations and topics.
  • Professional work experience in the field

Additional Information:

Position will remain open until filled.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

This is a full time position with excellent benefits. SPU pays the employee premium for medical, dental, and vision insurance. SPU makes contributions to an employee HSA account and to a retirement account after one year of eligibility in the plan. Tuition discount program available for the employee and qualified immediate family members.

Application Instructions:

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. The online application consists of an official SPU application form (including a one-page faith statement) and a Faculty Insert. In the same online process upload a required curriculum vitae and a teaching philosophy statement of approximately one page. Other supporting documents (such as samples of teaching evaluations) may also be uploaded. The University reserves the right to fill the position before the deadline or to extend the deadline as circumstances may warrant. Position subject to funding.

All inquiries should be addressed to:

Charity Osborn

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs

3307 3rd Ave W, Suite 201

Seattle, WA 98119