The University of Tennessee, Haslam College of Business invites applications and nominations for a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer position in its Department of Marketing. This position involves preparing for and teaching seven undergraduate and/or graduate course sections per academic year and contributing through service to the department, college and university. Primary instructional responsibilities will be in broad marketing content areas to potentially include consumer behavior, demand management, marketing/brand strategy, with potential secondary teaching assignments in related areas. The candidate's mix of job responsibilities is subject to change based on departmental needs. The effective date of employment will be August 1, 2022 (or when filled).
The individual selected for this position will be expected to contribute to the department's undergraduate (and graduate if successful candidate has a terminal degree) teaching mission, and through service to the department, college and university as assigned.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is the state's flagship university with over 28,000 students currently enrolled in its main campus. The James A. Haslam II Haslam College of Business is housed in the recently built (2009), 174,000 square-foot, $40 million, state-of-the-art Haslam Business Building. In 2016, Poets & Quants ranked the undergraduate business program #13 among public universities. U.S. News and World Report ranked the Haslam College of Business undergraduate business program 27th in the nation among public institutions in 2018. Finally, the full-time MBA program was ranked 22nd by U.S. News and World Report among public universities and 44th nationwide (2019 edition).
Knoxville, nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, has a metropolitan statistical area population of over 850,000 people. The 3rd largest city in the state, Knoxville boasts an effervescent nightlife that includes numerous theaters and museums, a vibrant live music scene across all genres, excellent restaurants, and a downtown Market Square and Old City. Surrounded by lakes and the Tennessee River, the Knoxville area boasts wonderful year-round water activities, including boating, fishing, swimming, and hiking. The Knoxville area is also home to many leading corporations, including Pilot Flying J, The H. T. Hackney Company, Radio Systems Inc., Bandit Lites, Brunswick Boat Group, Ruby Tuesday, Bush Brothers & Company, Discovery (formerly Scripps), Regal Cinemas, TVA, Alcoa, EdFinancial, 21st Mortgage and AC Entertainment.
Required: Graduate degree in marketing or related field completed as of the starting date of employment.
Preferred: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. or terminal degree in marketing or a related field and a strong foundation and interest in the discipline of marketing. In addition, preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience as a business professional and/or as an educator.
Qualified individuals are invited to submit their application materials via Interfolio. Required application materials include: (1) a letter of interest, (2) professional vita, and (3) the names and contact information of three professional references. References will be contacted during latter phases of the selection process. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration for the position, applicants must submit their materials no later than March 4, 2022. Following a review of application materials, the search committee will schedule virtual interviews with select candidates and invite finalists for the position to a second round of in-person interviews, as needed.
If you have any questions about the position or application process, please contact the search committee chair, Edwin Armbrister (Assistant Department Head for Marketing) via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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