Founded in 1856, Albright College is the oldest institution of higher learning in Berks County and one of the most economically and culturally diverse colleges in the country. Nationally ranked as a top performer for social mobility, Albright is home to about 1,600 residential undergraduate students from across the nation and around the globe, working together to cultivate integrity, curiosity, connection and resilience. Albright students are encouraged to cross or combine majors to create individualized academic programs, without taking longer to graduate. The college’s flexible curriculum, close faculty mentorship and numerous experiential learning options are all designed to help students exceed their own expectations.
At Albright, we believe our differences make us stronger and empower us to better understand and respect one another in a just and fair manner. With this in mind, the college recruits, houses, educates, employs, supports and generally celebrates people of all statuses, identities and backgrounds, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, religious or spiritual identity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, marital and parental status, veteran status, political affiliation and physical and mental ability. Albright College is an EEO employer, committed to inclusivity. In alignment with this commitment, we actively encourage diversity in all dimensions among applicants for this position. Read the college’s Inclusivity and Equity Statement online and learn more our demonstrated commitment to building an inclusive and equitable academic community.
Assistant Professor of Business – Marketing
Albright College is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position to begin in August of 2022. The successful candidate should be academically or professionally qualified, in accordance with ACBSP standards, to teach the following courses: marketing management, international marketing, digital marketing, a senior-level seminar in marketing capstone experience. The teaching load consists of six courses per academic year (3 Fall/3 Spring). Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
A PhD or DBA in Marketing is preferred, but relatedfields will be considered. ABD is acceptable if candidate can provide evidence of being less than one year from degree completion at time of hire. Candidates with a Master’s Degree and significant professional experience in Global Business / Marketing will be considered at the Instructor level (non-tenure track). Demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of scholarly production or potential, and commitment to institutional service and student advising areessential. Full participation in the broader activities of the Business, Accounting & Economics Department and the College is expected. Experience that indicates a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and learning disabilities.
Review of applications will begin January 20th 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an application by clicking “Apply Now”. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness can be uploaded to the application. Selected candidates will be required to submit letters of reference, a scholarship sample, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Finalists will be invited to campus and required to deliver a sample class lecture. Albright offers a competitive benefits package, which includes tuition remission.
About Reading, Pa.
Ranked a “Best Place to Live” and “Best Place to Retire” by U.S. News & World Report, Reading is a medium-sized city in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Albright College’s 118 acre campus is located in the city’s historic northeast College Heights neighborhood. Catch a concert in Reading’s 9,000 seat Santander Arena or get up close and personal in the historical Santander Performing Arts Center (built in the 1870s — only 20 years after Albright was born!) Start a new art project with materials like hot glass, paint, wood and more at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, enjoy seasonal festivals or take a walk through West Reading’s artisan shops, restaurants and boutiques. See Pennsylvania’s spectacular autumn display from the top of Reading’s Pagoda, a kayak on Blue Marsh Lake, or from a scenic steam train ride. Or leave civilization behind with more than 125 miles of certified biking and hiking trails. The city of Reading is also home to the Philadelphia Flyer’s ECHL ice hockey team and the Philadelphia Phillies’ AA baseball team.
Our mission is to inspire and educate the scholar and leader in each student, building on a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences and a commitment to the best of human values, fostering a commitment to a lifetime of service and learning.