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Position Announcement: Associate or Full Professor in Responsible and Sustainable Business, Wisconsin School of Business, UW-Madison

  • 1.  Position Announcement: Associate or Full Professor in Responsible and Sustainable Business, Wisconsin School of Business, UW-Madison

    Posted 10-17-2023 11:34

    Job Summary:

    The Wisconsin School of Business seeks a full-time, nine-month, tenure track appointment to begin August 19, 2024, or later. We are looking for innovative researchers working in Sustainability and Social Responsibility (including ESG), broadly defined, and related fields. In addition to teaching graduate and undergraduate students in the areas of Sustainability and Social Responsibility, the position entails scholarly research, outwardly-facing activities (e.g., interactions with industry and media), and service activities. The position is also broadly responsible for programmatic development and shaping the School's direction in the sustainability space. While the position will ultimately reside in a single academic department ( based on the candidate's research program, the area of sustainability/responsibility has a presence across all programs at the Wisconsin School of Business, including a Graduate Certificate in Business, Environment and Social Responsibility. The School has prioritized this area and is working closely with industry to enhance the sustainability/responsibility programming offered throughout the school.


    - Create and maintain a strong program of research
    - Provide classroom and individual instruction for undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students
    - Contribute to the intellectual and academic life of the department. University and community service will be expected as appropriate
    - Elevate the intellectual accomplishments of the Wisconsin School of Business through research, grant writing, industry outreach, and media interaction in the domain of sustainability/ social responsibility and related areas.

    Institutional Statement on Diversity:

    Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

    For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


    Ph.D. in any area of Business, Economics, Environmental Engineering, or related field


    Well qualified applicants will have demonstrated high quality research with publications in top tier journals, and will have demonstrated excellence in teaching.

    Candidates for tenure rank will possess academic credentials to qualify for a tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison.

    Work Type:

    Full Time: 100%

    It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

    Appointment Type, Duration:


    Anticipated Begin Date:

    AUGUST 19, 2024


    ACADEMIC (9 months)
    The employee in this position can expect to receive generous benefits such as competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.

    Additional Information:

    Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of Business and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums and professional development opportunities.

    How to Apply:

    Go here and click on "Apply Now" to begin the application process. You will be asked to include:
    (a) Statement of interest
    (b) Full curriculum vitae
    (c) A brief statement of current and future research interests, at least one working paper, and evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g., teaching evaluations, letters).

    Finalists will be asked to provide names of three references who are well-respected authorities in the field during the final steps of the hiring process. The hiring unit will notify finalists prior to any communication with these references.

    All materials should be submitted electronically in pdf format.

    The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 27, 2023. However, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

    Employment will require an institutional reference check regarding any misconduct. To be considered, applicants must upload a signed 'Authorization to Release Information' form as part of the application. The authorization form and a definition of 'misconduct' can be found here:

    Ann Terlaak
    Associate Professor
    University of Wisconsin Madison
    Madison WI
    (608) 262-5227