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Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing or Management (Teaching Emphasis – Entertainment

University of Montana
Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 24, 2023

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The College of Business at the University of Montana is seeking to fill a tenure track position in the Management & Marketing department with the appointment starting August 2023. The expectations for this employee include but aren't limited to: teaching at the undergraduate and/or master’s levels, maintaining an active research agenda, and engaging in professional and service activities. The specific service requirement of this position is to serve as faculty Director for the University of Montana Entertainment Management (UMEM) certificate program. The faculty Director is expected to teach and advise students in the certificate program as well as represent the certificate to the college, university, and community. The details of the UMEM certificate can be found at

Required qualifications
  • Ph.D. in a business discipline, or a closely related discipline (e.g., sports marketing or hospitality management) from an accredited institution prior to the starting date of employment.
  • Demonstrated potential to publish peer-reviewed research or recent peer-reviewed journal publications in fields of expertise and an active, ongoing research agenda.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach entertainment management and/or event management, in addition to other business courses related to the applicant’s discipline.
Preferred qualifications
  • Teaching quality demonstrated by recent teaching evaluations and/or awards.
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving the needs of diverse students (e.g., Native Americans, first generation college students,, military veterans).
  • Relevant business experience in entertainment, hospitality, or tourism related industries.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage the business community.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Appointment to the rank of associate professor requires research publications and years of teaching service at an accredited institution commensurate with the rank of associate professor. Salary is dependent on qualifications and is comparable with peer universities in the region.

About the UM Entertainment Management (UMEM) Programs and College of Business

Housed within the Department of Management & Marketing, UMEM offers certificates at the undergraduate and graduate level. UMEM takes a collaborative and responsive approach to supporting the success of our students, including embedded experiential learning in all UMEM courses. We pride ourselves on our rigorous and relevant curriculum which prepares students for careers in the entertainment industry. We strive to create and maintain partnerships with entertainment and production companies in Missoula and throughout the country to provide the best opportunities for our students.

The College of Business creates transformative, integrated, and student-centric learning experiences, propelling our students to make immediate and sustained impact on business and society. We nurture our students’ innate work ethic to develop confident problem solvers and ethical decision makers. We pursue thought leadership and collectively create opportunities for a better life for our students, faculty, and staff. The College is one of the largest professional academic units on campus and is accredited by the AACSB at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

About UM and Missoula

The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offers eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References: References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

How to Apply

Priority Application Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2023 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time). Complete applications received by this date will be guaranteed consideration. To receive full consideration, candidates are required to submit all of the following materials. Please submit the following application materials** via the UM Jobs portal and by clicking "New Resume/CV" button. Please do not apply through*.

*Please note, only five (5) attachments allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

Applicants must submit all application materials to be considered for the positions. Complete applications must include:
  • Cover letter addressing the qualifications, including a brief statement of teaching interests.
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Graduate transcripts.
  • Summary of recent teaching evaluations.
  • Names and contact information for three (3) professional reference.
* Applying through or easy apply through may result in submission of an incomplete application. Applications may be removed from full consideration if they are not complete with materials listed above under the "How to Apply" section. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure complete application materials are submitted and received by the date listed above.

** Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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