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Assistant Professor of Marketing

Augustana University
Sioux Falls, SD

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Updated 11.14.2023

Augustana University invites applications for the position of full-time Assistant Professor of Marketing. Tenure track position. 


  • Teaches graduate and undergraduate courses and conducts research in the marketing discipline. Courses taught could include the following at both the undergraduate and graduate levels: Principles of Marketing, Marketing Research, Buyer Behavior, Selling and Sales Management, Marketing Channels, Digital Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Brand Management, Brand Strategy, Marketing Management, Pricing Strategy, as well as other future, new courses under development.  Course offerings may be taught during the day, evening, or online, as well as taught using distance learning formats.  Provides academic advising and assesses student outcomes. Provides intellectual leadership, conducts research, and makes contributions to the literature in the field of business and marketing.  Demonstrate a record of scholarly activity and research Augustana prides itself on excellent in-person classroom instruction, thus the successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students in a liberal arts environment. 


  • A PhD or DBA in Marketing, ABD (all but dissertation) is acceptable.
  • Post-secondary teaching experience and research accomplishment are required. 
  • Post-secondary teaching experience and research accomplishment are required. 
  • Candidates with additional non-academic business experience are preferred. 
  • High degree of interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency & diversity.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

If you are looking for a rewarding and dynamic career, look no further than Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD.  Augustana offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, retirement plan, tuition assistance, holiday, vacation and sick pay.

Application Procedure: Please send: (1) a cover letter, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy, (3) a statement on your commitment to diversity (how you worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous position and how you plan to continue to do so at Augustana), (4) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, (5) a curriculum vita, (6) a completed Augustana University employment application, (7) and three letters of reference electronically to

Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete a pre-employment background check.




Founded in 1860, Augustana is a selective, comprehensive university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). With more than 100 majors, minors and pre-professional programs for undergraduates, along with graduate degree and continuing education programs, the University is committed to enriching lives and fostering development by combining a foundation in the liberal arts with professional skill and advanced study.

Augustana serves approximately 2,100 students from 42 states and 35 countries. Of those, more than 1,600 are undergraduates. Most of our students are part of our residential community and call our 100-acre campus home. Our graduate and continuing education programs serve students online and during times that are convenient for adult learners.

Augustana’s academic divisions — the Humanities, the Social Sciences and the Natural Sciences — work together to help the University garner consistently high national rankings, including a No. 3 ranking among "Best Regional Colleges" and a No. 2 listing among “Best Value Schools” in the Midwest by U.S. News; a No. 13 ranking among baccalaureate colleges in the nation for our efforts to advance social mobility, research and service by Washington Monthly; and a “Best Midwestern College” ranking from The Princeton Review. Augustana University is also listed among the nation’s best colleges and universities according to Forbes’ published annual list of “America’s Top Colleges.”Augustana University campus


Augustana is committed to supporting hands-on and experiential learning opportunities.

Our most recent Outcomes Report notes that 99 percent of recent grads participated in key engaged learning opportunities, such as experiential learning, internships, undergraduate research, clinicals, student teaching, study abroad and more.

Augustana’s numerous partnerships with businesses and employers throughout the city of Sioux Falls, as well as nationally and internationally, provide students with choice options from which to gain hands-on experience, develop professional connections and build their portfolios.

Each spring, Augustana hosts the Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium, a gathering that fosters and celebrates student research from each academic division.

Augustana’s Undergraduate Summer Research Program is a robust endeavor serving a growing number of students interested in the Natural Sciences. For Summer 2016, nearly 70 AU students gained invaluable hands-on experience and personal perspective by participating in undergraduate research, internships and volunteer opportunities organized through the University’s Natural Science Division and supported through agencies such as the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN), the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), the Sanford Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR), the Avera Genomics Institute and more.

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Augustana University profTHE ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Some call it the Liberal Arts. Others call it teaching for twenty-first century skills. At Augustana, we specialize in providing an education designed for the innovators and entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

Learning from a faculty of renowned professors, AU students build a foundation of knowledge, discover their passions, explore their vocation, develop specialties and realize the significance and meaning of serving others.

Students are encouraged to pursue multiple majors and minors while building experience through choice hands-on learning opportunities. And on Commencement Day, they graduate with an education of enduring worth, a vast professional network, an entrepreneurial mindset and a passport to possibility.

Augustana offers majors in more than 50 disciplines. The most popular are: Business Administration, Biology, Nursing, Psychology, Elementary Education, Exercise Science, Spanish, Political Science/ Government & International Affairs, All Grades Education and Sport Management.

At the graduate level, Augustana offers master’s degree programs in Business, Education, Sports Administration & Leadership, Professional Accountancy and Genetic Counseling. Formed in partnership with Sanford Imagenetics, Augustana’s Genetic Counseling master’s degree program is one of only 32 such programs nationwide.

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The Augustana campus is located on 100 tree-lined acres in the heart of Sioux Falls, the state’s largest city – just minutes from downtown, shopping and dining, premier entertainment venues, and outdoor recreation.

With a population of more than 173,000 – more than 250,000 in the metropolitan statistical area – a robust economy, countless outdoor activities, hundreds of restaurants, coffee shops and stores, sought-after internship and clinical opportunities and a vibrant entertainment scene, Sioux Falls is a great place to live and work.Augustana University students

Home to major health care centers, Fortune 500 businesses, a vibrant downtown, great options for entertainment and dining and an entrepreneurial spirit, Sioux Falls is considered one of America’s great small cities. Recent accolades include:

  • For 11 straight years, Sioux Falls has been identified within the top 5 in nation for “Best Small Metro for Business and Careers,” according to (2015).
  • In 2016, MSN Money ranked Sioux Falls No. 10 among the “25 Most Livable Cities in the U.S.”
  • ranks Sioux Falls No. 7 among “Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs” and No. 6 among “Cities with Affluent Young People.”
  • WalletHub ranked Sioux Falls as the No. 1 “Best Large City to Start a Business In 2016” and among the Top-10 “Best Run Cities.”

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