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Clinical Professor (Open Rank) – Social Media / Digital Marketing

The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

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Clinical Professor (Open Rank) – Social Media / Digital Marketing





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Job Summary:

The Department of Marketing in the College of Business, at the University of Texas at Arlington, invites applications for an Open Rank-Non tenure track position starting in Fall 2024. Candidates may be considered for a Clinical Professor (Open Rank) position or a Visiting Professor (Open Rank) position if a better fit for the chosen candidate.

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CBC Requirement:

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in marketing and actively engage in service to department. Candidates with the interest, expertise, and capability to teach courses delivered across various modalities (i.e., online, hybrid, face-to-face) on topics related to electronic marketing communications, such as social media marketing and digital marketing are especially encouraged to apply. Faculty members demonstrating the competence to teach graduate and undergraduate coursed in marketing strategy will also be given consideration. The typical course load is 4/4, though a reduced teaching load may be considered for candidates that demonstrate the willingness and potential to publish research in peer reviewed academic journals.

Required Qualifications:

Graduate degreeTeaching competenceInterpersonal competence (networking and advising)Ability to multitask

Preferred Qualifications:

Social media marketing and/or work experienceEarned Doctorate in Marketing or related field,Strong network in social media or digital marketingVision for teaching social media and/or digital marketing3+ years of experience in social media and/or digital marketing (either teaching or as a practitioner

Department Information:

The marketing department at UTA is comprised of around 20 full-time faculty members (10 tenured/tenure track and 10 non-tenure track) and two full-time staff members. The department presently offers an undergraduate BBA degree in marketing, an undergraduate sales certificate, a Master of Science in Marketing Research (MSMR), and a PhD concentration. The UTA college of Business is one of the largest in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, enrolling about 6,500 students. Other departments in the college include accounting, finance & real estate, economics, information systems and operations management, and management.

University Information:

The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.

Working Title:

Clinical Professor (Open Rank) – Social Media / Digital Marketing

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.

ADA Accommodations:

The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply applicants should go to submit the following materials:

Required Documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for 3 references
  • Unofficial Transcripts (required only for candidates for whom their degree is not in the same discipline as the one in which they will teach)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Jeffrey Wallman at
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