Assistant Professor – Project Management

Arizona State University

The School of Applied Professional Studies in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Project Management to begin in the Fall 2024 semester. Expectations for this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; engaging in research applicable to Project Management; practicing inclusive teaching and mentoring; and providing service to the unit, college, and university. Teaching load is typically two (2) courses per semester. Course load and composition are determined by the School Director. 

To find out more about Project Management courses offered to students, click here . 

This is an academic-year appointment with an expected start date of August 2024. This position is a full-time, benefits-eligible, tenure-eligible appointment. Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience. The candidate must reside in Arizona or be willing to relocate.

ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. CISA has over 8,200 students in all levels of degree programs and 235 full-time faculty members. We understand that there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world. 

Arizona State University, ranked the No. 1 “Most Innovative School” in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for eight years in succession, has forged the model for a New American University. Year after year, ASU ranks at or near the top of the list in areas that matter. ASU is a comprehensive public research institution, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves. ASU operates on the principles that learning is a personal and original journey for each student; that they thrive on experience and that the process of discovery cannot be bound by traditional academic disciplines. Through innovation and a commitment to accessibility, ASU has drawn pioneering researchers to its faculty even as it expands opportunities for qualified students, attracting some of the highest- quality students from all 50 states and more than 130 nations.

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Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Management, Project Management, or related field at the time of appointment
  • Ability to teach in immersive and digital environments such as Canvas (asynchronously and/or synchronously)
  • Evidence of potential for excellence in research including publishing in peer-reviewed journals in Project Management or related fields

Desired Qualifications:

  • Record of and/or potential to secure external research funding
  • Experience teaching graduate or undergraduate courses that focus on Project Management
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Interest in establishing relationships with community and industry partners
  • Research, teaching, mentoring, or service experience that foregrounds intersections between Project Management and ASU’s Charter and Design Aspirations
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills
  • Industry Project Management experience or eligibility to take the PMP exam as part of continuing professional development

Application Instructions:
To apply, please visit Candidates will be asked to submit the following through their Interfolio dossier. Complete applications must contain the following:

  1. A letter of interest that: 
  • Addresses how you meet the required and desired qualifications
  • Outlines your teaching philosophy
  1. Current curriculum vitae
  2. Supplemental materials (no more than 10-pages) to include the following:
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations, peer observations, and annual evaluations)
  1. Information for three professional references (name, organization, position title, e-mail, phone number)

The initial application deadline is December 29, 2023 at 5:00p.m. Arizona Time. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. If you have position-related questions, please contact the search committee chair Robert Kirsch at  For application process-related questions, please contact Ross Wulf at 

Official transcripts are required prior to employment. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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