Appalachian State University

Boone, North Carolina United States


    February 10, 2021
    March 31, 2021

Posting Details

Position TitleAssistant Professor in Marketing (Marketing and Supply Chain Management Department)
Tenure StatusTenure Track
Provide RankAssistant Professor
Position Number006621
DepartmentMarketing – 255350
Minimum QualificationsPh.D./ DBA in Marketing from an AACSB accredited university.Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements in Marketing by the start of employment (January 1, 2022).
Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)The department is especially interested in candidates with teaching and research interests in the area of marketing strategy and marketing research among other upper level marketing classes.Those with knowledge in other marketing disciplines will also be considered.
License/Certification Required N/A
Description of the Department or UnitMarketing & Supply Chain Management is currently the largest department (in terms of undergraduate degree seeking students) of six in the John A. Walker College of Business. The approximately 700 declared Marketing majors who complete the required coursework in Marketing receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. There are currently three concentrations offered – General Marketing, Professional Selling, and Digital Marketing. Business students can earn minors in Professional Selling, Digital Marketing, and Supply Chain Management. Minors in Marketing, Professional Selling, and Digital Marketing are also offered to non-business majors. Graduate level courses are offered in the MBA/ MS in Analytics program. The Marketing & Supply Chain Management Department consists of 15 tenured/ tenure track positions and 9 adjunct faculty. The Walker College of Business is one of the largest public business schools for undergraduate students in the University of North Carolina system.
Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesInstructional duties may include curriculum development, online, and fully residential instruction, as well as teaching in the MBA/ MS in Analytics programs. The teaching load is 3 class sections per semester (usually with no more than 2 preps) with a course release in the new faculty member’s first semester. Faculty members will be expected to fulfill both research and service requirements as well.As a part of the COVID-19 response, Appalachian State University is employing flexible teaching formats to address academic needs and to comply with local, state and federal public health regulations or orders. Your deans retain the discretion to assign or reassign you to teach in either online or in-person formats during or after the COVID-19 pandemic, as necessary.
Type of PositionFull Time Position
Appointment Type1.0
Number Of Months Per Year9
Physical Demands of PositionTypical physical demands of a professional position at the university.
Description of UniversityAppalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
Proposed Date of Hire01/01/2022
Suggested Salary RangeSalary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease attach required documents:Curriculum VitaeIn your cover letter, include a Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Effectiveness and a Statement of Research Interests and Effectiveness.List of three references with contact information.Diversity Statement: Keeping the Diversity statement below in mind, please describe in your statement how you intend to work across diverse groups and contribute to inclusivity in the campus community. Please also describe any experience you may have with diversity in your research, teaching or service; if you have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences, please note how your work will further Appalachian’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence at local and global levels.Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.
Disability Accommodation InformationIndividuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or
Posting Date02/09/2021
Closing Date03/31/2021
Open Until FilledNo
Evaluation of Applications Begins03/31/2021
AA/EEO StatementAppalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Diversity and Inclusion at AppalachianWe at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.
We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.
We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.
Background Check StatementAny offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for EmploymentProper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
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