College of Liberal Arts and SciencesDepartment:
Business MinorFull Time vs Part Time:
TermIf Term, specify number of years:
Advent semester of 2021, with the possibility of an extension of position for the Easter semester of 2022Primary Function:
The faculty of the Business Minor program at The University of the South, Sewanee, TN, invites applications for a one-course Lecturer position for the 2021 Advent semester, commencing August 24, 2021, and ending December 8, 2021, with the possibility of an extension of position for the Easter semester of 2022.Typical Duties & Responsibilities:
For the 2021 Advent semester, the successful candidate will teach a single class on the University’s campus in Sewanee, Tennessee, which meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm (Central Time).
The course is listed in the University course catalog as BUSI 217, Introduction to Marketing. This course introduces students to the business of marketing both conceptually and as a profession. Study and activities include understanding the strategic marketing process, planning and research, launching new products, distribution, promotion, and pricing. While studying and examining contemporary online and offline marketing methods, the instructor should also analyze landmark marketing case studies to understand how key decisions impact outcomes and influence consumer purchasing behavior.Education:
Applicants must have at least a Master-level degree in Marketing from an accredited academic institution. In addition to the required academic qualifications, applicants having extensive “real world"-based experience in marketing, either digital and/or nondigital are highly sought.Experience:
Demonstrated success in teaching is highly sought.Special Instructions:
For full consideration, please apply by July 9, 2021. The review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.
Please submit through the application portal a cover letter, resume, graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted), and one letter of reference* addressed to Eric Zinn.
*Letters of reference may be submitted electronically directly from the referees or via dossier services to Kristen Godsey, Assistant for Finance & Administration, at [email protected]Physical Requirements and Work Conditions:
Work is primarily performed in an office, classroom, lecture hall, auditorium, laboratory, and other University facilities.University Information:
The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish.EEO Statement:
The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.Employment Prescreening:
Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreeningNon-Discrimination Statement:
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Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be addressed to:
The University’s Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Sylvia Gray, at:
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