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Marketing Faculty

Metropolitan State University
Minnesota, United States
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Oct 28, 2019

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Metropolitan State University, Minnesota’s public, urban university, and recipient of the 2019 Insight Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor of Marketing.  This is a full time, tenure-track position within the Marketing Department.


Our vision is to be the premier urban, public, comprehensive system university in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area where the faculty, staff and students of Metropolitan State will reflect the area's rich diversity, build a culturally competent and anti-racist learning community and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to civic engagement.


Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, is a public, urban university located in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan area. The university provides an excellent, inclusive and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and lead our communities to a prosperous and equitable future.  Federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, its employees serve approximately 11,000 post-traditional learners, two-thirds of whom are from communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college and/or are eligible for Pell grants.  Metropolitan State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading higher education promoter of social mobility for students (Ranked #21 out of 1380).  The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.  We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Recognized in 2008 and 2014 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission.


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The School/Academic Department: Marketing activities play a critical role in the achievement of an organization's missions and objectives. Students in the marketing major will study the demographic, psychographic, social, economic, technological, environmental and cultural factors that influence the demands for consumer and industrial goods and services.


This program offers courses related to marketing principles, buyer behavior, marketing research, marketing communications, international marketing, and others.  All of the courses in this major are designed to enhance students' understanding of marketing as a multifaceted and cross-functional discipline that plays a key role in an organization's vitality.  


This program can be completed on campus, online, or by combining on campus and online courses. Program requirements are the same, regardless of the delivery mode. For more information about the marketing discipline, please see




  • Faculty members are expected to demonstrate ability to teach a variety of marketing courses effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement
  • Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study
  • Contribute to student growth and development through advising and assistance and engage in service to the university and community
  • Outstanding candidates will demonstrate a commitment to serving a culturally diverse student body through delivering a student-centered education in a liberal arts and sciences context and will possess the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • PhD in marketing or closely related academic field from an AACSB, ACBSP, or equivalent accredited school.
  • Extensive experience teaching a variety of marketing courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Experience teaching marketing research and quantitative analysis using SPSS.
  • Experience teaching social media courses and related areas.
  • Demonstrated leadership at an academic departmental level.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an institution with a culturally, economically and linguistically diverse workforce.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Professional work experience in a closely related field.
  • Experience teaching adult students.
  • Experience advising undergraduate or graduate students.
  • Experience advising traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds. 
  • Willingness to teach daytime and/or evening courses in multiple locations throughout the Twin Cities area.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn online and web-supported course delivery.
  • Evidence of scholarly work.
  • Ability to lead course and curriculum development in the position or area to which candidates are applying.
  • Evidence of outstanding service to the academic community.


Please note: Filling of this position is dependent upon budget.


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Salary:  Salary is commensurate with education and experience and is determined by the salary placement process as outlined in the Inter Faculty Organization (IFO) Master Agreement.


* Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:


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Application:  To apply, go to


*To comply with privacy and data practices requirements, please refrain from including personal information or photographs in your application materials.


Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Closing Date:  December 2, 2019


Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position including evidence that you meet each of the minimum qualifications;
  • Current curriculum vita or resume;
  • One-page statement of teaching philosophy and/or examples of teaching effectiveness;
  • Names of four (4) references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers; at least two (2) of the references must be able to address teaching effectiveness;
  • Transcripts - Valid unofficial copies of your transcript showing conferred/awarded date of your highest attained degree, with your name and the academic institution’s name/logo are required.  If doctoral study is in progress at the time of application, submit the most recent transcript showing your course of study and progress to date.  We are not able to accept copy/paste word documents with a list of courses/grades or DARS reports.  If selected for hire, official original transcripts will be required.
  • Additional materials may be requested at a later date.


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If you have other questions related to this job announcement, please contact Human Resources, at 651.793.1275 or email at

Notice: In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check.

Metropolitan State University is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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