Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, Texas United States


    November 23, 2022

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for TWO full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty positions in Marketing starting August 2023. The ideal candidate will be responsible for teaching classes in our undergraduate and graduate programs. The ideal candidate will be able to teach in person, online, and hybrid environments. A high priority will be given to candidates with teaching experience, evidence of online teaching success, and a research agenda. TLU is a teaching-focused institution that offers select graduate degrees. It is expected that the ideal candidate will be able to teach at a graduate level.

We seek candidates who meet the following requirements:

  • Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Marketing or business-related field
  • Competency and interest in teaching a variety of business courses including marketing analytics
  • Experience teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in business
  • Expertise in online, asynchronous teaching (using Brightspace is a plus)
  • Commitment to excellence in the teaching and advisement of undergraduate and graduate students
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to teach classes online, nights, and weekends
  • Work collegially with other faculty members in the department and across campus
  • Understand and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University

The candidate’s responsibilities include:

  • Updating the undergraduate marketing curriculum
  • Teaching a four-four load (fall, spring, summer availability a plus)
  • Engaging in curriculum development in the MBA
  • Assisting the department chair in hiring and mentoring adjunct faculty and course staffing
  • Providing direct contact to newly admitted students and engaging in recruitment efforts for the department and the marketing specialization
  • Advising students
  • Other duties as needed

This is a 9-month, tenure-track, on-campus faculty position in Seguin, Texas which requires being the focal point of the marketing specialization in the BBA and MBA programs and teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in a variety of instructional modalities. More information about the Department of Business and Economics can be found at https://www.tlu.edu/programs

Texas Lutheran University, a Hispanic Serving Institution, seeks applicants who are eager to join a culturally diverse community of learning. Our student body, reflective of the diversity of the State of Texas, is well over 40% Hispanic, with a strong African-American presence as well. Candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or the willingness to engage in teaching, collaborative research, and community service with our diverse student body are particularly sought.Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA’s 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic freedom while preparing women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. For more information, consult our website at www.tlu.edu.

To be fully considered for this position, each candidate should submit the following materials as a single electronic file (pdf preferred):

Letter of application addressing the above criteria,

  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of research interests
  • Statement that addresses your past or potential future contributions to diversity through teaching, research, or service and/or your experience working with underrepresented student populations.
  • Contact information for three professional references (names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers).

Separately, arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted. At least one of the letters should specifically address the candidate’s teaching experience.

Please send your submissions electronically to marketingsearch@tlu.edu

Materials should be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Fernando A. Garza, Jr., associate professor and chair, Department of Business and Economics.

Review of applications will begin October 21 and will continue until the position is filled.

Texas Lutheran University has been consistently recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Texas Lutheran University (TLU) is an official U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” selection among regional colleges in the West, ranking second on the list for “Best Value,” and fifth overall. This is the eighth consecutive year TLU has been featured on the “Best Value” rankings. Other notable recognitions include TLU’s acknowledgment as a top 20 regional college for Social Mobility—the fourth year the university has appeared in this category. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.Texas Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University.