Tenure-Track Faculty in Marketing UMN Crookston Campus

Minnesota, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 04, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Full-time, nine-month tenure track position in Marketing in the Business Department at the Crookston campus
of the University of Minnesota starting August 16, 2021. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and
experience. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.


  • Deliver high-quality undergraduate instruction to students in the Marketing program including instruction on campus, online, or through hybrid modalities that may include weekends and evenings. Courses (24.0 credit “4-4” teaching load) may include Marketing Research, Marketing Strategies, Retail Management, Customer Relationship Management, Consumer Behavior, Principles of Marketing, and potentially others.
  • New courses may be proposed based upon needs of the program and candidate expertise.
  • Faculty members are expected to establish and maintain their own research agendas, which may include community engaged scholarship work.
  • Pursuit of externally-funded grants to support research is encouraged. Service is required in accordance with tenure track criteria.
  • The faculty member is expected to help further develop the program; advise students; foster equity and a sense of belonging among all students; and participate in recruitment, assessment, and retention efforts.

Minimum Qualifications 

    Doctorate degree or ABD in Marketing or related field (if candidate is ABD, terminal degree needs to be awarded by the end of the first contract year);  Ability to draw upon cultural and community-based knowledge in teaching;  Ability to demonstrate cultural competency within the scope of the land grant mission;  Ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences; Committed to an experiential educational philosophy; Effective communication skills;  Previous teaching experience in higher education;  Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

    Campus and online teaching experience;  Research experience in an academic institution;  Proficient professional or academic experience related to technologies used in marketing Related professional or industry experience;  Experience with externally funded projects and grants. Experience implementing active and experiential learning in the classroom; International experiences related to business; Familiarity with computer-based instructional technology.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin January 6, 2021.  Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Application materials will include a current curriculum vita, a cover letter, and a list of 3-5 professional references.  In addition to addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications, the cover letter must address indicators of the candidate’s ability to promote equity and inclusion at a small campus in a rural context.  The final job offer is contingent upon a complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.  Visit http://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.  Please include a copy of college transcripts.  Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Dr. Kevin D. Thompson, Division Head, by phone: (218) 281-8254 or email: thom2358@umn.edu.


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