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

Jan 22, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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

Job Class Code: 10021
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV1053
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Tenure Status: Tenured
FTE: 1

Scope 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 Qualifications:

Preferred Qualification:
• 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.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Including Budegetary Approval.
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2021

EEO 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 Date: 09/17/2020

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.

Additional 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.

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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