Thomas F. Gleed Chair of Business Administration

Seattle, First Hill
Negotiable and commensurate with experience.
Oct 17, 2018
Nov 16, 2018
Contract Type

The Thomas F. Gleed Chair of Business Administration brings a distinguished scholar to the Albers School of Business and Economics for a one-year period starting on 9/1/2019.  Applicants with backgrounds in any business or economics related discipline, who are interested in, and have experience with “big data” and business analytics in general are encouraged to apply.

The Gleed Chairholder will serve as a resource for students and faculty and will actively participate in community activities such as lectures, seminars, and conferences.  The recipient will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to serve as a mentor for faculty research.  Specific duties will be tailored to the strengths and interests of the chair holder.

The criteria for selecting the Gleed Chair will include potential for contributions to the quality of education at Albers, potential for contributions to the community by bringing new ideas and viewpoints for discussion, and potential for contributing to the visibility of Seattle University and Albers in the community. 

Minimum Requirements: A doctoral degree, excellence in teaching, and a distinguished research record. 

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill.  More than 7,200 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2018” ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs.  Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Please submit your application online at including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of recent research, and names and contact information for three references (letters may be solicited upon submission of the application).  In the cover letter, please include a description of ways in which you might contribute to the mission and goals of the University and the Albers School.  Application reviews will begin on December 1st, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.