Department Chair/Associate/Full Professor in the Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entre...

Rio Grande Valley
Sep 24, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Faculty TitleAssociate ProfessorJob Class Code10021FLSAExemptPosting NumberFRGV1053Working TitleDepartment Chair/Associate/Full Professor in the Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship/MarketingNumber of Vacancies1LocationRio Grande ValleyDivision/OrganizationProvost - Academic AffairsAppointment Period for Non-Tenure PositionTenure StatusTenuredFTE1Scope of Job

The Department of Marketing in the Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship (VCoBE) at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is seeking applicants to become Chair in the Department.

The position is at the rank of Associate or Full Professor and will remain open until filled. VCoBE’s research expectations reflect the University’s goal of becoming an emerging research university. Salary and benefits for this position are competitive.

The VCoBE currently offers Ph.D. Programs in Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, and Accounting. The VCoBE has subscriptions to a variety of databases and statistical software packages, including SPSS, SAS, AMOS, SmartPLS, and MPlus. The Marketing Department houses a neuroscience and eye tracking research lab that is equipped with multiple EEG headsets, one Tobii Pro Glasses 2 wearable eye tracker, and two Gazepoint GP3 stationary eye trackers. In addition to the databases provided, the UTRGV library also subscribes to Mergent Online and Lexis Nexis Academic Universe. Going forward, the PhD faculty and Associate Dean for Administration, Graduate Programs and Research will work with faculty to identify high priority databases that need to be added.

As a distributed campus, UTRGV is spread across the Valley in several locations including Edinburg, Brownville, Harlingen, and Weslaco.

Minimum Qualifications

• Possess a doctorate degree (with concentration in Marketing) from an AACSB accredited university/college.
• Currently hold an Associate Professor or Full Professor position.
• Be able to achieve tenure immediately following VCoBE’s Tenure and Promotion criteria.

Discipline Specific Required QualificationsPreferred Qualifications

• Strong, visionary, and transformational leadership potential.
• Reputable record of scholarly work in high impact marketing and related discipline journals with demonstrable potential for future research and publications in those journals.
• Verifiable record of service to the marketing academy.
• Ability to communicate and work effectively in a participatory, collegial, culturally diverse environment.
• Experience in administrative position.
• Willingness to maintain fruitful relationships with professionals in the community as well as productive community engagement/service.

License or Certification Required?NoSalaryCommensurate with qualifications and experience. Including Budegetary Approval.Desired Start Date09/01/2021EEO Statement

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.

Diversity Statement
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.

Open Date09/17/2020Close DateAdditional Information

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.

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.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Unofficial Transcripts
    3. List of 3 References
    4. Letter of Interest
    Optional Documents
    1. Writing / Publication Sample
    2. Reference Letter 1
    3. Reference Letter 2
    4. Reference Letter 3
    5. Multi Media
    6. Certifications and Licenses
    7. Training Certificates
    8. Other Document
    9. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
    10. Unofficial Transcripts 2
    11. Unofficial Transcripts 3
    12. Teaching Statement
    13. Resume
    14. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    15. Teaching Philosophy
    16. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
    17. Additional Document

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