Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Recruitment Number

5352

Working Title

Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing

Position Type

Faculty/Instructional

Appointment Percentage

100%

Division/College

College of Business Administration

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

The College of Business Administration is one of four colleges at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. The CBA consists of six academic departments and one non-academic department which is the Small Business Development Center.

Six of the college’s seven academic programs are housed in an academic department (Accountancy, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing) except for the International Business program which is managed by the CBA International Business Advisory Committee ( IBAC ). There are eight majors and seven minors in the undergraduate curriculum. The college also participates in the University of Wisconsin online consortium Master of Business Administration ( MBA ).

The CBA has an outstanding reputation for the high quality of its faculty, programs, staff, and most importantly its students. The CBA is fully accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) – the premier national and international accreditation authority. The college maintains active collaborations within the region and community and with numerous educational institutions in Europe, Asia, and elsewhere.

The College of Business Administration maintains an active Assurance of Learning Program to ensure both the undergraduate and graduate programs are assessed and evaluated on a regular basis to foster successful student learning. The planning and assessment efforts are guided by a task force of knowledgeable and enthusiastic faculty and instructional academic staff. Assurance of Learning supports the AACSB accreditation principles of accountability and continuous improvement.

Position Summary

In light of the COVID 19 pandemic and limited job market offerings, the Department of Marketing at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse is excited to offer a unique opportunity for ABD or new Ph.D. scholars committed to developing as scholars and teachers. The Department of Marketing is inviting applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to teach three undergraduate courses in Marketing per semester, with no more than two preparations beginning August 29, 2021. Class sizes range from 30 to 40 students. 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.

The Department of Marketing is housed within the College of Business Administration, an AACSB accredited business school. UWL’s student-to-faculty ratio is 19:1 and 91% of our classes have fewer than 50 students. Our students’ average ACT score is 25. Our faculty have access to support for teaching excellence through our Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning, and the department values innovative teaching methods and skillful use of High Impact Practices.

General position summary statement for UWL faculty positions:
Under the general supervision of the department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, and advising students. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. The individual is expected to maintain an active, on-going program of scholarship appropriate to the discipline. In addition, this individual will provide service to the department, college, and university and is likely expected to provide service to the community and/or the profession. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.

Required Qualifications

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).
• 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

• Demonstrated commitment to face-to-face education, primarily at the undergraduate level
• Qualified to teach in two or more areas of marketing
• Commitment to actively participate in service
• Commitment to student growth and development (e.g., academic, career, internship, and research advising)
• Relevant business/work experience
• Excellent academic performance

Physical Demands

N/A

Working conditions and environment

N/A

Miscellaneous Information

This position is eligible for benefits. Please view this document for detailed benefit information: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl20.pdf

This position is an Academic Year (9-month appointment at 100%)

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

The 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 (can be the same as those submitting a confidential reference letter) 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.

Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

Per UW System Administrative Policy 1275, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years.

Posting Date

03/13/2021

Close Date

Continuous Recruitment

Yes

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

04/01/2021

Position Contact Name

Gwen Achenreiner, Elizabeth Crosby

Position Contact Email

ecrosby@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Web Site
    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
    • HERC Web Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com Web Site
    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Social Media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral
  2. Were you ever found to have engaged in any sexual violence or sexual harassment in a previous work assignment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Are you an alum of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. After you retire from a Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) employer, you may return to work with a WRS employer as a rehired annuitant, provided certain requirements are met. There are no restrictions on what type of position a rehired annuitant can hold. Under the WRS, there is no limit to how much you may earn as a rehired annuitant. (Learn more: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/life-events/empcha/ra/). Are you currently collecting an annuity from the Wisconsin Retirement System, (WRS)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact information, including phone number and email address.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and contact information, including phone number and email address. (Pursuant to UW System Administrative Policy 1275, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven years. UW-L will notify you prior to contacting your supervisor).

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship for employment at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse? (UW-L and UW System institutions pay for some or all of the sponsorship costs. Some candidates may require an H1B or another form of employment sponsorship to work in the US. This question is asked so that if you are the successful candidate, Human Resources can work with your work unit to begin the process of obtaining this visa).
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship prior to employment.
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship for continued employment if hired.
    • No, I do not require sponsorship and am eligible to work in the US.
  8. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of finalists must be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I wish for my name to remain confidential until the university is no longer able to do so.
    • I waive my right to keep my name confidential through the application process.
  9. Are you currently under investigation or have ever left employment during an active investigation in which you were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No


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