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Associate Professor and Assistant Professor of Marketing

American University of Nigeria
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Oct 10, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Marketing & Sales
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for an Associate Professor and Assistant Professor (Marketing). This position is a multi-national one; Open to both National and Expatriate.



This position will be charged with the responsibility of teaching both required and elective marketing courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Areas of teaching emphasis include marketing principles, strategic management, service marketing, market research, pricing strategy, retail, advertising, international business, marketing technologies (social media etc.) and analytics, digital and e-Commerce, and customer relationship management. In addition, s/he must be able to engage students within and beyond the walls of the traditional classroom and also be familiar or comfortable using SPSS and/or other market research tools and technologies in the classroom in accordance with the university’s policy and procedure.

Position Requirements:

  • PhD in Marketing, International Business, or Management with strong emphasis in Marketing, Digital Marketing, or related business discipline is required
  • Significant (at least 5 years) documented marketing experience in business a huge plus
  • Prior teaching experience in a graduate and undergraduate programs, and experience in corporate training
  • Ability and experience teaching across disciplines (e.g. sales management, entrepreneurship, international development, social and women empowerment, etc.) is a plus
  • Demonstrated strengths in marketing technologies and analytics, public policy would be a big plus
  • Proven experience and success in teaching in a variety of delivery formats, including face-to-face, online, and blended technologies is preferred.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Current knowledge of the relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching adult learners
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students
  • Ability to respond to the needs of learners from a variety of educational backgrounds in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to deliver course outcomes and content through a variety of teaching/learning styles
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching
  • Respect for students and a genuine interest in their learning
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Good organizational skills and timeliness in responding to student inquiries
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students and colleagues
  • Communicate orally and in writing to exchange information
  • Operate computers and other office equipment and technology


The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

The goal of AUN is to train the future leaders of Africa and to serve as both a stimulus and agent of economic development throughout the region.
To that end, all students, regardless of academic specialization, will receive high-level training in information technology, entrepreneurship and in arts and sciences, all of which are the key to future sustainable development. AUN is committed to providing the skills and the leadership essential to advancing the continent's pressing social and economic challenges.

For more information about AUN and the School of Business and Entrepreneurship please visit:

Description of Benefits:

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at

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