Assistant Professor in the College of Business and Entrepreneurship / Marketing
The Department of Marketing in the Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) invites applications for four Assistant Professor faculty positions to begin in the Fall of 2020. Responsibilities will include:
• Develop and maintain a research agenda in Marketing and related topics
• Conduct high-quality research and publish in top journals
• Teach undergraduate as well as MBA and PhD courses
• Student advisement and research mentoring
• Share responsibility for committee, departmental and college-wide assignments, perform administrative, supervisory, and other functions as required.
The Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship (VCOBE) commenced operations in Fall 2015. VCOBE is the result of the combination of two successful legacy business schools, and is committed to perpetuating advancement of the Rio Grande Valley by pursuing a mission, objectives, and strategies consistent with the guiding principles of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) adopted by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System, and that reflect the faculty’s and staff’s commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of teaching, research, and service.
All questions regarding the search should be addressed to the search chair, Xiaojing Sheng, [email protected]Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have a PhD in Marketing awarded by an AACSB-accredited school of business. ABD candidates will be considered if the doctorate is to be received by August 20, 2020. Applicants must provide evidence of teaching effectiveness and strong research ability.Discipline Specific Required Qualifications
PhD in Marketing from an AACSB-accredited school of business. Teaching: Faculty will be required to teach in a classroom, laboratory, seminar or clinical setting, as assigned and appropriate. Given that UTRGV is a distributed campus, faculty may be required to teach online or hybrid courses or teach at different locations. Faculty will be expected to integrate next generation technology and customized learning to maximize student success.
Research/Scholarship: UTRGV aims to become a research institution. As such, faculty will be expected to actively engage in research and scholarship. Faculty will also be encouraged to pursue applied and translational research of relevance and importance to address local, state, national, and global needs.
Service: Service to the University community is an integral part of the faculty member’s responsibilities. In accordance with the UT System Regents’ Rules, faculty are expected to perform curricular tasks auxiliary to teaching and research, e.g., serve on faculty committees, attend to administrative and disciplinary tasks/functions, foster intellectual curiosity and integrity in the student body, and use professional expertise to perform services that benefit society and the broader professional community.Preferred Qualifications
Ideal candidates are expected to have a publication track record, be collegial and engaged researchers, and have outstanding research, teaching, and oral/communication skills.License or Certification Required?SalaryCommensurate with Qualifications and Experience. Including Budgetary Approval.Desired Start Date09/01/2020 Posting Detail Information EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Open Date10/08/2019Close DateAdditional Information
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application. Security sensitive; All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates invited for an on-campus interview. Search subject to budget availability.Please Note
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Transcripts
- List of 3 References
- Letter of Interest
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Teaching Philosophy
- Writing / Publication Sample
- Reference Letter 1
- Reference Letter 2
- Reference Letter 3
- Multi Media
- Certifications and Licenses
- Training Certificates
- Other Document
- Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
- Unofficial Transcripts 2
- Unofficial Transcripts 3