University of Minnesota
Labovitz School of Business
TWO Tenure Track Positions
Assistant Professor, if the candidate has a Ph.D.; Instructor if
APPOINTMENT START DATE:
Appointments begin August 22, 2022; classes begin August 29,
APPLICATION REVIEW DATE:
Review of complete applications will begin on November 22, 2021,
and continue until the positions are filled.
Two Full-Time, 9-month, tenure track positions in the Department
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Click to view a
detailed Prospectus outlining this opportunity
The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) at the
University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) invites applications for two
full-time, 9-month, tenure track, faculty positions in the area of
Marketing at the Instructor/Assistant Professor levels beginning
Fall 2022. The individuals hired for these positions will have
responsibilities in teaching, research, and service. The
individuals will teach undergraduate and graduate core and elective
courses in areas including Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior
and other electives such as Retailing, Online Marketing and Supply
Chain Management. Currently, the teaching load is five sections (15
credits) per academic year. Typically, classes in LSBE are held in
person. The individuals are also required to create knowledge in
the area of Marketing resulting in its dissemination through the
publication of refereed articles in recognized journals. The
individuals will be responsible for advising undergraduate students
and working with a student organization, and is expected to engage
in service activities with colleagues, the department, school,
campus, community and professional organizations. We are a
place-based institution and expect faculty to be present on campus
and engage in person in the life of the school.
The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) is
AACSB-International accredited and housed in a state-of-the-art
building. Approximately 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students
are currently enrolled in the school’s programs. There are
currently 50+ full-time faculty members in four academic
departments: Accounting and Finance, Economics and Heath Care
Management, Management Studies, and Marketing. The School offers
the Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Business Administration,
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and MBA degrees. Regional outreach
is accomplished primarily through activities of the Bureau of
Business and Economic Research. Additional information about the
School and its programs can be found at LSBE’s website at http://lsbe.d.umn.edu
Duluth, with a population of approximately 85,000 people, is
located at the head of beautiful Lake Superior. As a major shipping
port, over 1,000 vessels from around the world pass under its
iconic Aerial Lift Bridge, annually. As a popular
tourist destination, Duluth is visited by 6.5 million people
annually, accounting for a $950 million economic impact. Duluth is
also the hub for healthcare with two of the largest healthcare
systems in Northern Minnesota and is home to a thriving aviation
industry. More information about Duluth can be found at www.visitduluth.com
- Applicants must be ABD (with their doctoral dissertation
defended by December 1, 2022), or a doctoral degree from a
school/college accredited by AACSB, EQUIS or AMBA with a curricular
emphasis in the field of Marketing, or closely related fields. The
applicant must have completed a minimum of two years in residency
during their program.
- Applicants must have experience as instructor or teaching
assistant of at least one university-level course.
- Effective communication skills.
- Applicants must exhibit abilities, skills and enthusiasm
consistent with teaching excellence and instructional innovation in
the area of Marketing.
- Strong evidence of potential for scholarship is essential.
Applicants must demonstrate empirical research skills appropriate
for, and a commitment to developing a research stream in the field
- Applicants must be qualified as a Scholarly Academic (SA)
according to LSBE’s faculty qualification categories: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GbNhdtIcaSZdmaeTlW8DnjcnnFJ7Hlu9/view
- Completed Ph.D. in Marketing from a school/college accredited
by AACSB or EQUIS.
- Experience teaching Marketing elective courses at the college
level to a diverse group of students.
- Full-time industry work experience.
- Published in peer-reviewed journals in the Marketing area.
- Demonstrated experience/proficiency with statistical and survey
software packages (eg.SPSS, R, Qualtrics, etc.)
- Demonstrated ability to fulfill service responsibilities to
students, colleagues, the department, school, campus, community and
- Demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching methods in a
- Demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity, equity, and
Applications must be submitted online. To apply for this
position, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/
and search for job opening 344208.
Applicants must upload required documents as PDF
formatted attachments in the employment system to fully complete an
application: (1) cover letter, (2) current curriculum
vitae, (3) graduate transcripts (official or unofficial), (4) a
statement describing what you have done to support a diverse
community, and (5) teaching evaluations completed by students are
encouraged when available.
Incomplete applications with
missing required documents (i.e. 1, 2, 3, and 4) may not be
Important: Documents (1) and (2) are
uploaded during the application. Attachments (3) (4),
and (5) are uploaded after submitting the
Once you have submitted your application, select the VIEW
SUBMITTED APPLICATIONS by clicking the ellipse in the upper, right
hand corner of your screen. Select MY JOB APPLICATIONS. Once you
have reached the next screen, there is a section to upload the
additional documents, (3) official or unofficial transcripts, (4) a
statement describing what you have done to support a diverse
community, and (5) teaching evaluations completed by students.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate authorization to work in
the United States at the University of Minnesota-Duluth by the
start date. Final candidates may be asked to provide additional
information. The Screening Committee will begin its review of
complete applications on November 22, 2021 and will continue until
the position is filled.
Dr. Rajiv Vaidyanathan,
Department of Marketing, Labovitz
School of Business and Economics
335 LSBE, 1318 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
Phone: 218-726-6817; Fax:
If you need a reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process,
please contact a University of Minnesota Access Consultant at
If you have started receiving
retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement
System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)
your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact
UM Benefits at 1-800-756-2363 for any eligibility limitations.
We welcome and encourage individuals
from underrepresented groups and US military veterans to apply.
Smoking, chewing tobacco and the use
of electronic cigarettes is prohibited on all UMD property,
including indoor facilities, campus grounds, and University
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity
and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its
employees and in supporting the academic mission. The
University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with
varying identities and backgrounds.
The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and
opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without
regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender,
age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender
expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful
completion of a background check. Our presumption is that
prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal
convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from
All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to
either attest that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or
agree to comply with the University's testing requirement. To learn
more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax
The University of Minnesota is an
equal opportunity educator and employer.