The College of Business Administration at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse is inviting applications for an Assistant tenure-track position in Marketing for August 2021. A person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in Marketing, engaging in scholarly activity, and providing service to the university and community.
Minimum Requirements include:
· Ph.D. or DBA from an AACSB accredited, or similarly accredited, university in marketing; or, related business field along with relevant marketing experience. (Candidates for the appointment should have or be near to completing a doctorate degree in Marketing or a related field by the start date. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2022).
· Prior teaching experience in marketing and/or marketing related fields, having sole responsibility for at least one semester-long course.
· Evidence of ability and commitment to conduct quality research, resulting in refereed marketing or marketing-related journal publications.
Preferred qualifications include:
· Demonstrated commitment to face-to-face education, primarily at the undergraduate level
· Qualified to teach in two or more areas of marketing
· Expertise that complements current faculty. The department is currently well-staffed in the area of consumer behavior and would like to add faculty with interests in other areas such as digital/social media marketing; marketing analytics; sales; product and brand development; business-to-business marketing; pricing; and/or sports marketing
· Demonstrated rigor of research and/or potential research stream
· Commitment to actively participate in service to the department, college, university, profession and community
· Commitment to student growth and development (e.g., academic, career, internship and research advising)
· Relevant business/work experience
· Excellent academic performance
UW-L will be represented at the AMA Summer Educators’ Conference in San Francisco, CA. If you are applying for this position and plan to attend the conference, please indicate your attendance in the cover letter of your application packet.
Initial review of applications will begin on July 1, 2020. Receipt of applications will continue until position is filled.
Application packet should include:
· A letter of application that indicates your qualifications for the position, along with the areas in Marketing in which you are most interested and qualified to teach
· A complete and up-to-date curriculum vitae
· A separate document with names and contact information for three references including: phone number, mailing address, email address, and a short statement regarding their professional relationship to the applicant
Additional materials, such as teaching evidence and evidence of research productivity, are not required as part of the initial application, but may be asked for later in the process.
Position is 100% and officially begins August 30, 2021. Salary is based on an academic calendar year.
The marketing department values diversity and faculty who bring diverse backgrounds and experiences to their teaching.
Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu
Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW–La Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.
UW-La Crosse's diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by our adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as “... our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive." The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience. UW-La Crosse ranks 6th nationally among the Top LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges for 2018-19 by AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO).
For more than a decade UW-La Crosse has been named one of Kiplinger’s 100 Best Values in Public Universities and has appeared prominently on the U.S. News & World Report list of “America’s Best Colleges” for more than 15 years, and is ranked #4 on its list of the Best Regional Public Universities in the Midwest.
With a student population of roughly 10,500, the university offers 91 undergraduate programs, 21 graduate programs, and 2 doctoral programs in the following colleges: Liberal Studies, Science and Health, and Business Administration, including the School of Arts & Communication and the School of Education, Professional and Continuing Education. There are over 600 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff, 75 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate (freshmen returning as sophomores) of 83 percent, graduation rate (degree within six years) of 70 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to outstanding graduation rates.
UW-La Crosse’s strategic plan Sustaining Excellence continues to move our community forward through its four pillars: increasing community engagement, achieving excellence through equity and diversity, investing in our people, and advancing transformational education. More information about the ongoing work of Sustaining Excellence is available at www.uwlax.edu/info/strategic-plan.
The UW-La Crosse campus is nestled in a residential area of the City of La Crosse (pop. 52,000) located in western Wisconsin. The area, known as the 7 Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small town living with larger city benefits. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and recreation.
UW-La Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. In support of the Wisconsin Veteran Employment Initiative we encourage veterans and veterans with disabilities to explore employment opportunities at UW-La Crosse.
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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UWL fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UWL is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.