Marketing and Management Lecturer

Company Description:

Founded in 1853, Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a a private, residential four-year liberal arts college known for its academic rigor and strength in global experiential learning, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), sustainability education, athletics success and tradition, and leadership and service. Central continues to value its long-standing relationship with the Reformed Church in America. The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and is a member of the Iowa Conference. Central is an active part of the Greater Des Moines region and just minutes from Lake Red Rock, Iowa's largest lake.

Job Description:

POSITION: Marketing and Management Lecturer

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time, non-tenure line appointment beginning August 2018. 

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:  A Ph.D. or DBA in marketing, business administration, marketing or related field; ABD candidates; or an MBA with teaching experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Central College's department of Economics, Accounting, and Management (EAM) seeks a lecturer or senior lecturer for a non-tenure line appointment beginning August 2018.  This position includes the possibility of renewal.  Successful candidates will possess an MBA, PhD, or DBA and have strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting.

Our new colleague will have the opportunity to teach undergraduate students principles of marketing and additional courses in marketing and management. Candidates should be committed to undergraduate teaching and have an understanding of and appreciation for the liberal arts environment.  All faculty at Central are also supported to pursue scholarly activities in publishing, research, and professional endeavors.

The Department of Economics, Accounting, and Management at Central College offers majors in accounting, business management, and economics In collaboration with the mathematics/computer science department, the department also offers majors in actuarial science and information systems. The faculty at Central interact in an academically stimulating and congenial environment with a focus on student success. Over 96% of graduates within these majors are employed within 6 months of graduation and 94% of students complete at least one internship before graduation.

Additional Information:

Central College is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating a diverse community.  Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Central College is a drug/tobacco free workplace. Academic positions at Central College use E-verify.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position please click "apply now". Review of applications will begin 9 March and continue until the position is filled. Candidates recommended for employment are subject to a background investigation.  Please submit the following materials online:

  1. a letter of application relating your qualifications to the position at a liberal arts, residential college.  
  2. a curriculum vita 
  3. copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  4. a one-page statement of teaching philosophy

Three confidential letters of reference addressing the candidate's qualifications for this teaching opportunity at a liberal arts college can be sent electronically to centraldean@central.edu or mailed to: Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty, Central College, 812 University, Pella, Iowa 50219.