Assistant Professor of Practice in Marketing

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The School of Business at the University of Indianapolis is currently experiencing growth in both its undergraduate and graduate business programs. The School seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor of Practice in Marketing. This is a full-time, nine-month faculty position with a desired start date of August 2021. This is a fixed term position with the possibility of reappointment.

Teaching requirements could consist of courses in consumer behavior, marketing research, international marketing, sales or digital marketing at either the undergraduate or MBA level. The normal teaching load is 24 semester hours per academic year. Teaching may be in face-to-face, hybrid or fully online modalities. The ideal candidate will also have professional experience related to entrepreneurial business creation. This may include work in the areas of business plan creation, venture financing, business start-ups and lower middle market private equity.

Service to the school, University and community are also requirements for the position. Business outreach efforts may also be involved with this position. The School of Business curriculum is built around an experiential focus and student engagement and involves a significant number of Applied Business Projects every semester. These are class projects that partner with local businesses to provide an applied experience for our students and problem solving for the businesses.

The University of Indianapolis is a private, comprehensive university whose motto is “Education for Service.” Ranked in the top tier of Midwest universities by U.S. News & World Report, the university is situated in the 12th largest city in the United States, located on an attractive 65 acre urban campus in an area with an affordable cost of living. It is within a 10-minute drive of what Forbes magazine lists as one of “America’s Best Downtowns” where the potential for networking includes a rich social and intellectual confluence of professionals, artists, and cultural/educational events. Founded in 1902, UIndy has a home campus of nearly 6,000 students. The ACBSP-accredited School of Business has a collegial faculty and is home to 700 undergraduates in 8 majors as well as 300 plus students in MBA, Master of Science in Management, and Master of Professional Studies graduate programs as well as adult learning undergraduate and graduate programs. The School also has a joint degree program with Ningbo Tech, a university in Ningbo, China. Personal attention, small interactive classes, and flexible programming are the rule rather than the exception.

The ideal candidate would have PhD in Marketing. Prior experience in applied consulting or work experience in the field is desirable; prior quality teaching is essential. Qualified candidates with Master’s degrees will be considered, provided they have significant professional experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach 24 semester hours per academic year in courses such as consumer behavior, marketing research, international marketing, sales or digital marketing at either the undergraduate or MBA level
  • Provide service to the school, University and community
  • Business outreach efforts


QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD in Marketing required (Master's degree in Marketing with significant professional experience will be considered)
  • Prior experience in applied consulting or work experience in the field is desirable
  • Prior quality teaching experience is required


BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • Free Parking


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