George Fox University - Faculty
  • 07-Jan-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • College of Business
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; tuition remission.

George Fox University announces a tenure-track faculty position in Management with a concentration in Strategy, to begin in August 2021.  The successful candidate should be capable of teaching both undergraduate and graduate general management courses and have one or more areas of specific expertise.

The College of Business is the largest academic unit by enrollment in the university with approximately 320 undergraduate students, 65 MBA students, and 60 DBA students.  Courses for the undergraduate business and economics programs, the full-time MBA program, and the DBA program are offered on our main campus in Newberg, Oregon.  Courses for the part-time MBA program are offered at our center in Portland (Tigard), Oregon.  The College's programs are accredited by ACBSP. 

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • As a Christ-centered institution, we seek faculty who are active Christians and have a desire to positively impact students' lives through teaching, advising, and fulfilling the GFU "Be Known" promise to students.
  • Applicants should have expertise in and be academically qualified to teach courses in strategy and general management.  Preference will be given to candidates with qualifications to support one or more of the following: strategy, business information systems, data analytics, operations management, organizational behavior, management science, other specific management disciplines.
  • Candidates with administrative skills who may be willing to serve as undergraduate director in the future will be given special consideration.
  • Opportunities exist to serve on doctoral dissertation committees.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain a scholarly research agenda.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the work of the College of Business and the university, including academic advising, serving on university committees as needed, and reaching out to the local business community. 


  • An earned doctorate in management or a relevant discipline. Applicants who are ABD but expect to have an earned doctoral degree by the time of appointment will be considered.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential, including an ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles to increase student retention and success.  Teaching is delivered in traditional, hybrid and online formats.
  • A record of relevant scholarship is preferred.
  • Practical business experience and ongoing engagement with the business community through consultation, governance or professional associations are preferred.
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.

Salary and Rank

Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated, though candidates with significant teaching experience at previous institutions may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.  Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures -  kindly apply only through this website

When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Faith and learning essay*
  • A Teaching Philosophy Statement

Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process.   

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply at once.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

*INTEGRATION OF FAITH AND LEARNING ESSAY George Fox University is committed to the idea that one of the primary responsibilities of Christian higher education is to help students develop a uniquely Christian worldview. As teachers and mentors, it is important for George Fox University faculty members to integrate Christian faith and principles in all aspects of their lives. As an essential part of the application process, the University will carefully consider your response to the following: In a one-page essay (about 300 words) describe your personal Christian faith, as well as how your faith informs your teaching, scholarship, and service (including service and leadership in your church and/or in Christian ministries)

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