University of Minnesota Duluth

Duluth, Minnesota United States


    August 05, 2022
    September 11, 2022

The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) invites applications for one full-time, 9-month, tenure track faculty position in the area of Marketing at the Instructor/Assistant Professor levels beginning Fall 2023. The individual hired for this position will have responsibilities in teaching, research, and service. The individual will teach undergraduate and graduate core and elective courses in areas including Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, and other electives such as Retailing, Online Marketing, and Supply Chain Management. Currently, the teaching load is five sections (15 credits) per academic year. Typically, classes in LSBE are held in person. The individual is also required to create knowledge in the area of Marketing, resulting in its dissemination through the publication of refereed articles in recognized journals. The individual will be responsible for advising undergraduate students and working with a student organization, and is expected to engage in service activities with colleagues, the department, school, campus, community, and professional organizations. We are a place-based institution and expect faculty to be present on campus and engage in person in the life of the school.


The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) is AACSB-International accredited and housed in a state-of-the-art building. Approximately 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students are currently enrolled in the school’s programs. There are currently 50+ full-time faculty members in four academic departments: Accounting and Finance, Economics and Health Care Management, Management Studies, and Marketing. The School offers the Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and MBA degrees. Regional outreach is accomplished primarily through activities of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research. Additional information about the School and its programs can be found at LSBE’s website at

Duluth, with a population of approximately 85,000 people, is located at the head of beautiful Lake Superior. As a major shipping port, over 1,000 vessels from around the world pass under its iconic Aerial Lift Bridge, annually. As a popular tourist destination, Duluth is visited by 6.5 million people annually, accounting for a $950 million economic impact. Duluth is also the hub for healthcare with two of the largest healthcare systems in Northern Minnesota and is home to a thriving aviation industry. More information about Duluth can be found at


  1. Applicants must be ABD (with their doctoral dissertation defended by December 1, 2023), or have a doctoral degree from a school/college accredited by AACSB, EQUIS, or AMBA with a curricular emphasis in the field of Marketing, or closely related fields. The applicant must have completed a minimum of two years in residency during their program.
  2. Applicants must have experience as an instructor or teaching assistant of at least one university-level course.
  3. Effective communication skills.
  4. Applicants must exhibit abilities, skills, and enthusiasm consistent with teaching excellence and instructional innovation in the area of Marketing.
  5. Strong evidence of potential for scholarship is essential. Applicants must demonstrate empirical research skills appropriate for, and a commitment to developing a research stream in the field of Marketing.
  6. Applicants must be qualified as a Scholarly Academic (SA) according to LSBE’s faculty qualification categories:


  1. Completed Ph.D. in Marketing from a school/college accredited by AACSB or EQUIS.
  2. Experience teaching Marketing elective courses at the college level to a diverse group of students.
  3. Full-time industry work experience.
  4. Published in peer-reviewed journals in the Marketing area.
  5. Demonstrated experience/proficiency with statistical and survey software packages (e.g., SPSS, R, Qualtrics, etc.)
  6. Demonstrated ability to fulfill service responsibilities to students, colleagues, the department, school, campus, community, and professional organizations.
  7. Demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching methods in a classroom.
  8. Demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position, go to and search for job openings 350733.

Applicants must upload required documents as PDF formatted attachments in the employment system to fully complete an application: (1) cover letter, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) graduate transcripts (official or unofficial), (4) a statement describing what you have done to support a diverse community, and (5) teaching evaluations completed by students are encouraged when available.

Incomplete applications with missing required documents (i.e., 1, 2, 3, and 4) may not be reviewed.

Important: Documents (1) and (2) are uploaded during the application. Attachments (3), (4), and (5) are uploaded after submitting the application.

Once you have submitted your application, select the VIEW SUBMITTED APPLICATIONS by clicking the ellipse in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. Select MY JOB APPLICATIONS. Once you have reached the next screen, there is a section to upload the additional documents, (3) official or unofficial transcripts, (4) a statement describing what you have done to support a diverse community, and (5) teaching evaluations completed by students.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate authorization to work in the United States at the University of Minnesota-Duluth by the start date. Final candidates may be asked to provide additional information. The Screening Committee will begin its review of complete applications on September 12, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.Dr. Rajiv Vaidyanathan, Chair-Screening Committee Department of Marketing, Labovitz School of Business and Economics335 LSBE, 1318 Kirby DriveDuluth, MN 55812Phone: 218-726-6817; Fax: 218-726-7516Email:

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact a University of Minnesota Access Consultant at 612-624-3316.

Smoking, chewing tobacco, and the use of electronic cigarettes is prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus grounds, and University vehicles.

If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact UM Benefits at 1-800-756-2363 for any eligibility limitations.

We welcome and encourage individuals from underrepresented groups and US military veterans to apply.


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

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