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Assistant Professor - Marketing

Valdosta State University
Valdosta State University

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Professional Fields, Business & Management
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Marketing
Location: Valdosta State University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 268276
About Us

As a comprehensive institution of the University System of Georgia, Valdosta State University (VSU) is a welcoming, aware, and vibrant community founded on and dedicated to serving our communities rich and diverse heritages. Through excellence in teaching, basic and applied research, and service, VSU provides rigorous programs and opportunities that enrich our students, our university, and our region. As such, the VSU mission consists of three interrelated parts that includes a student mission, university mission and regional mission. The university is equally dedicated to the core values of community, including a commitment to practice civility, integrity and citizenship. As members of this community and proud Blazers we strive to uphold these core values for the advancement of the University.

Job Summary

The Department of Management and Marketing in the Langdale College of Business Administration seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty position beginning August 1, 2024. The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the candidate's area of expertise, maintaining scholarly productivity, and participating in service at the department, college, and university levels.

The Langdale College of Business Administration programs are accredited by AACSB, placing the College among the top 5% of business colleges worldwide. The faculty in the Department of Management and Marketing cultivate a learning environment that emphasizes experiential learning, fosters critical thinking, and equips students with the creative and analytical abilities necessary for career success. Hence, our primary emphasis lies in recruiting faculty members who uphold this exceptional level of excellence in teaching and whose research is characterized by novelty, and applicability.

Review of completed applications will begin March 15, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. For more information on the position contact Dr. Jie Driscoll, Head, via email


Support the goals of the Langdale College of Business Administration and the Department including:

    Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Teaching assignments will be based on departmental needs and SACSCOC/AACSB Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

    Engaging in quality scholarly activities consistent with AACSB accreditation.

    Actively participating in various departmental, college, and university activities, including participating in student org activities such as AMA VSU chapter and The Digital Marketing Agency.

Typical Allocation of Duties

Teaching and scholarship - 80%
Teaches classes and conducts/presents research in the employee's academic discipline.

Service - 20%
Participates in service at the department, college, and university levels.

Required Qualifications
  • A Terminal/Doctorate degree, or the foreign equivalent, in marketing or a related discipline, is required by hire date

    Terminal/Doctorate degree, or the foreign equivalent, in marketing or a related discipline, is required by hire date

  • Qualify as a Scholarly Academic by AACSB standards by time of appointment

  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and services, as well as scholarship

Preferred Qualifications
  • A record of effective teaching appropriate to the applicant's career stage.

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting.

  • Experience teaching on-line/hybrid courses and face to face courses.

  • Experience in teaching marketing courses with preference for Digital Marketing, Content Marketing, Search Engine marketing, Social Media Marketing, Marketing Research, Sales and/or MBA.

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience.

Conditions of Employment

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Position May Require Credit Check (if using P-Card, working with Cash, etc.).

Position Requires completion of VSU's Annual Compliance Training course (such as State Business Transactions, Drug Free Workplace, Anti-Harassment Policy, Introduction to Information Security, Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Policy, USG Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interest/ Outside Activities Policy, Leave Procedures for Faculty and Staff, Georgia Open Records Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Contracts 101. Supervisory positions require training in FMLA and Worker's Compensation.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Valdosta State University is an equal opportunity educational institution. It is not the intent of the institution to discriminate against any applicant for admission or any student or employee of the institution based on the age, sex, race, religion, color, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation of the individual.

Other Information

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