Assistant Professor of Marketing

College of Business

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Who We Are

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is a premier educational institution that prides itself on academic excellence, research, and community engagement and is actively seeking an Assistant Professor of Marketing to join our team! UCCS offers a diverse and inclusive learning environment that fosters innovation, growth, and the holistic development of its students. This position is exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime provisions.

At the base of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is captivated by its stunning landscapes, making it a paradise for nature lovers. This city is more than its scenery—a mosaic of history, arts, and a vibrant tech scene. We invite you to join a community that cherishes outdoor adventure as much as forward-thinking growth, an exceptional setting for both career and lifestyle.

Salary Range$126,000 – $135,000 per academic year. Compensation will be commensurate upon experience and qualifications. In addition, the College of Business provides travel and professional development funding.

Work Location: The work location for this position is typically, on-site and may be partially remote, based on the semester-to-semester need of the department, as determined with the supervisor.

Benefits at a Glance

At UCCS, our employees are our most valued asset. We’re proud to offer:

  • Generous Time Off: Enjoy 22 vacation days, 10 sick days, paid parental leave, 13 recognized holidays, and provisions for bereavement, jury duty, and FAMLI Leave.
  • Robust Health Coverage: Our comprehensive medical plans cover preventative care at no cost, including a yearly mental health visit. Plus, benefit from affordable dental, vision plans, and competitive prescription drug prices.
  • Financial & Retirement Benefits: Take advantage of our health savings, flexible spending accounts, and life and disability insurance. Plan for your future with our retirement options.
  • Further Your Education: Avail nine waived credits per academic year for courses at any CU campus. We invest in your educational and professional growth.
  • Wellness & More: From wellness programs aimed at achieving your best self to various additional benefits through CU Advantage, we prioritize well-being and holistic development.
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The College of Business invites applicants to apply for the position of Assistant Professor of Marketing. This is a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position on the Marketing, Strategy, and International Business Team. Tenure-track faculty members are expected to engage in teaching, research, and service activities. The College of Business is AACSB accredited, and all faculty are required to contribute to the maintenance of AACSB accreditation. The AACSB International accredited College of Business enrolls approximately 2,000 students annually. The College of Business offers comprehensive undergraduate degrees, select master’s degrees, and professional programs that emphasize principle-based ethical decision making. 

  • Teaching
    Faculty in the College of Business should be devoted to teaching excellence. This faculty position will cover graduate and/or undergraduate courses in the areas of Digital Marketing, Marketing Analytics, Marketing Strategy, or Services Marketing. Specific courses include Services Marketing or Services Management. In addition, new courses may be developed depending on curriculum requirements. Classes in other areas may be assigned as needed, and efforts will be made to find opportunities for the faculty member to teach in his/her/their areas of expertise. Classes will be in-person, online, or hybrid.
  • Research
    The faculty member should be committed to high-quality scholarly research and will be expected to maintain a strong and regular publication record. Cross-disciplinary research is respected and encouraged.
  • Service
    The faculty member will be expected to engage in service activities to support the College, University, community, and/or professional associations.

Successful employees should demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.
  • Achievement in scholarship such as journal articles, presentations at academic conferences, and/or
    books/book chapters.
  • Evidence of effective teaching and commitment to student learning.
  • Relevant teaching experience at the university level.
  • Willingness to engage with the business community.
  • Relevant industry experience.

The person in this position should also be committed to further enhancing our collegial environment, which includes service to the college, university, community, and profession. Candidates are invited to view the college website at:

Tentative Search Timeline:

  • Priority will be given to applications submitted by 5:00 PM Mountain Time on August 30, 2024 (Friday). However, this posting will remain open until filled.
  • The potential dates for phone interviews with the search committee will be the week of September 16, 2024.
  • The potential dates for in-person interviews with the supervisor and appointing authority will be October 15, 16, and 17, 2024.
  • The potential employee start date is August 2025.


Minimum Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. degree from an AACSB accredited school of business in Marketing or a closely related field; conferred by date of appointment.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move.
  • Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, and fine motor skills.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

UCCS is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In accordance with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, UCCS does not discriminate based on sex in our employment or compensation practices.

UCCS is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify our office at [email protected].

Special Instructions to Applicants: • Priority will be given to applications submitted by 5:00 PM Mountain Time on August 30, 2024 (Friday). However, this posting will remain open until filled. • Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Please apply at (job #: 32671). • Official transcripts will be required upon hire. • Statements of research philosophy, teaching, and diversity as well teaching evidence of teaching effectiveness are required as part of the application. If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or [email protected]. Job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact. The successful candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States upon hire.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s), Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Additional Attachments – Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions: To apply, please submit the following application materials to this posting. (1) A COVER LETTER that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. (2) A current CV. Must include date ranges to include month and year (mm/yyyy) and whether the position was full time or part time. Include any and all relevant experience to be accurately assessed against the qualifications listed in the posting. (3) A list of five professional REFERENCES. (4) UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS. (5) STATEMENT OF RESEARCH PHILOSOPHY. (6) STATEMENT OF TEACHING PHILOSOPHY. (7) STATEMENT OF DIVERSITY that addresses how you would contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus and in the classroom. (8) EVIDENCE OF TEACHING EFFECTIVENESS such as student evaluations and a list of courses taught. When submitting the materials, check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in order for the search committee members to see your materials.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Department: C0001 — Colorado Springs Campus – 40025 – BUS-Administrative Ops
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: May 28, 2024
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: T. Martin Key, Search Committee Chair
Posting Contact Email: [email protected]
Position Number: 00450903