Loras College

Dubuque, Iowa United States


    October 22, 2020
    November 29, 2020

The Francis J. Noonan School of Business at Loras College invites applicants for two (2) full-time faculty positions in Marketing, available August 2021. The usual teaching load is 21 hours/credits per academic year. Courses taught will depend on the candidate’s areas of expertise, and School and College needs. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in Marketing teaching courses such as Principles of Marketing, Marketing Analytics, Sales Management, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Ethics, Public Relations and International Marketing. Strong interest in developing new coursework in Marketing or new program development. Flexibility and interest in teaching other business and general education courses is desirable. Candidates with a terminal degree or significant industry experience may also have the opportunity to teach in the College’s graduate analytics program. The successful candidate will be an individual interested in and committed to undergraduate teaching. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Related terminal degree preferred. M.B.A. or Master’s degree in Marketing or related field required. College-level teaching experience preferred. Industry experience desirable.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with qualifications, education and experience. Fringe benefits include medical/dental/life/disability insurance, flexible spending plan, TIAA retirement plan, tuition remission program, family membership in Graber Sports Center/San Jose Pool, free admission to many college events and free off-street parking.

THE NOONAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: The Noonan School of Business was formed in 2017, through the generous donation of an anonymous donor and the School is named for Francis (Frank) J. Noonan, a longtime and dedicated faculty member who served the College for 43 years. The School of Business is comprised of 17 full-time faculty, approximately 4 adjuncts, and home to the most majors on campus. Current major offerings include Accounting, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Finance, Marketing and Sport Management with various related minors included. 

THE COLLEGE: Founded in 1839, Loras College is a Catholic, primarily undergraduate, liberal arts institution that includes pre-professional and career preparation programs, as well as several graduate programs. The Loras College community embraces the core values of truth, respect, responsibility, excellence, and service that define the way we work, behave, and relate with others. These values align with our college mission: Loras, as a Catholic liberal arts college, creates a community of active learners, reflective thinkers, ethical decision-makers and responsible contributors in diverse professional, social and religious roles. The student body consists of approximately 1,500 students, over 90 percent of whom are full-time undergraduates. The college is a wireless, laptop campus and there will be opportunity for developing technology-rich, interdisciplinary courses for the general education curriculum. 

THE COMMUNITY: Loras College’s 60-acre campus is located on one of Dubuque’s highest bluffs, overlooking the Mississippi River at the junction of the states of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, about 3 hours west of Chicago. Dubuque’s population is approximately 60,000 and its nineteenth century architecture is woven into limestone bluffs and provides a picturesque backdrop to the river landscape. Many residential and commercial areas have been designated as historical districts to preserve Dubuque’s unique heritage. Its strong education base supports numerous cultural activities, and in addition, there are sporting events, shopping facilities, schools, and churches that are convenient to its residents. The climate has marked seasons with a comfortable summer, cool spring and fall, and a winter that encourages a variety of sports that have in recent years attracted a growing tourism industry.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications begins on November 30 and continues until the position is filled. For more information contact Search Committee Chair and Dean James Padilla, JD – at james.padilla@loras.edu or 563-588-7405.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must go to: https://loras.applicantpool.com/jobs/ to apply. Please upload your letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, diversity equity and inclusion statement, and unofficial transcripts from advanced degree(s) awarded. Have three letters of recommendation mailed directly to: Business Analytics Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, IA 52001 or email hr@loras.edu. The finalist will need to pass a background check before receiving a written employment offer.

Loras College is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is inclusive, rich in diversity, and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please visit www.loras.edu for additional information about Loras College.