Teaching Assistant Professor of Marketing

Job description

Essential Functions

Teaching Description: Expected to teach nine courses throughout the academic year on various topics. There may also be opportunities to teach summer quarter and/or online classes. Teachers are expected to attend all scheduled class sessions and to be involved in curriculum and pedagogy development, creating learning objectives, syllabi creation and management, timely and consistent grading, classroom management, student advising, student meetings and mentoring, testing/quizzes, instruction assessment, and professional development in educational topics. Teachers are also expected to be responsive in student communications.

Research, Scholarship or Creative Work: This position is encouraged to engage in research, scholarship, and creative work. Although academic publishing is not a requirement, other creative work such as white papers, articles, original presentations, patents, product development, expert skills, etc., are valued.

Our innovative environment nurtures many forms of creativity and inquiry.

Marketing faculty frequently collaborate with one another on course designs, teaching innovations, and committee work.

Service: Teaching Assistant Professors help serve the Department of Marketing by advising students both academically and in career planning, participating in curricula design and assurance of learning, engaging with students in and outside of class, potentially coaching student competition teams and advising student organizations, actively participating in departmental faculty meetings and other activities that support the Department of Marketing and the Daniels College, and assume other duties as assigned by the Chair of the Department. Teaching Assistant Professors are also encouraged to become professionally engaged through either industry or academic affiliations related to the practice of marketing, such as Colorado AMA or BMA or other industry or professional groups.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Competency with marketing-related technology such as technologies related to CRM, marketing automation, web analytics, marketing dashboards, website design, graphic design, etc.
  • Experience serving as student competition team coach, student club advisor, or participating in other student-focused activities.
  • There is an expectation of all Department of Marketing faculty members to demonstrate a high level of student engagement to enhance the student experience in and outside the classroom through various student activities, events, student competitions, professional conferences, etc.
  • A demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and help others develop professionally is required.
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence in the areas of marketing and related topics.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in business or a business sub-discipline, such as marketing.
    • Alternatively, a master's degree in a related field, such as communication, digital media studies, psychology, or sociology.
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence in the areas of marketing and related topics such as experience in professional marketing, mentorship, leadership, and formal presentations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in business or in a business-related field.
  • Teaching experience: previous experience or demonstrated ability to teach in a traditional setting, online and/or in hybrid courses.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience with instructional technology such as Canvas, Respondus, Blackboard, etc

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Monday, April 16, 2018.

The position will remain open and accepting applications until filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter - Please discuss how your skills or experience can contribute towards embracing diverse communities. Also, be sure to discuss why you are interested in a teaching career and list courses you are currently qualified to teach and what courses you are interested in teaching.
  3. If available, list what courses you have taught and your student course evaluations for those courses.
  4. A list of three individuals who can serve as telephone references.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 000254
Posted: 4/2/2018
Application Due: 6/1/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable