West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia United States


    November 23, 2022

Teaching Assistant Professor – Marketing Department, College of Business and Economics21033


The John Chambers College of Business & Economics at West Virginia University (WVU), located in Morgantown, WV, invites applications for two non-tenure track teaching assistant professor-scholarly academic (TAP-SA) of marketing positions in the marketing department beginning in January or August 2023. This position is a nine-month appointment subject to renewal.

This position is in support of college-level, in-person, and online undergraduate and graduate programs in Marketing. Approximately, 60% of time is devoted to teaching 6 3-credit course sections per year, and approximately 20% of time is dedicated to research and 20% to service to the department, college, university, and the state.  

WVU is the State comprehensive Land Grant University with a main campus enrollment of approximately 29,000 and an R1 Carnegie Classification, the highest research activity level for doctoral universities. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing productive careers (https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/new-employees) and a range of progressive policies to support work-life integration (https://faculty.wvu.edu/policies-and-procedures/work-life-integration).

The John Chambers College of Business and Economics was founded in November of 1951 and, in 1954, became fully accredited by the AACSB International. The Chambers College offers undergraduate majors in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, General Business, Global Supply Chain Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Organizational Leadership. At the master’s level, the Chambers College offers traditional and online-hybrid MBA programs, as well as disciplinary master’s degrees in Accountancy, Business Cyber Security, Business Data Analytics, Economics, Finance, Forensic and Fraud Examination, and Human Resource Management. At the doctoral level, the Chambers College offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing. Additional information about the Chambers College can be found at https://business.wvu.edu/ (https://business.wvu.edu/).

Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. Morgantown metro area has a population of about 137,000 residents. Morgantown has been ranked among the most livable small cities in the country. The city lies within the Greater Pittsburgh Region and within a few hours of Washington, DC. Additional details on the area and the university are available at http://www.morgantownwv.gov and http://www.wvu.edu.


Qualified applicants should:   

  • Hold a Ph.D. degree in marketing or closely related field, such as but not limited to: International Business, Supply Chain Management, Communication, or Consumer Studies by the time of employment. 
  • Evidence of teaching excellence with proven teaching experience of at least one semester (6 months) of undergraduate marketing classes is also required. 

​​​​​​​The ideal candidate has a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and success in scholarly publications. Qualified candidates possess knowledge, skill and interest in teaching undergraduate courses in the topics of consumer behavior, professional selling, marketing research and marketing sub-specialties: product, price, distribution and promotion. Candidates should have taught at least one semester (6 months) of undergraduate marketing courses, and demonstrate success of publishing scholarly works in academic outlets in marketing topics.

Candidates are expected to embrace a teaching philosophy grounded in experiential learning initiatives. The candidate is expected to effectively teach marketing courses (in both in-person and online formats) at the undergraduate level and work with colleagues to support and enhance our innovative and engaging program culture, and rapid growth. Service duties include supporting current faculty with developing program offerings, curriculum development and support, recruitment, student retention, student placement activities, and industry outreach.  

Submissions should occur via the WVUHire system by visiting https://careers.wvu.edu/career-opportunities

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should also include a letter of interest, teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching experience/effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations), and provide the names and contact information of at least three references.

At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia’s land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests. 
From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley — the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position. 

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you’re a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

To learn more about West Virginia University, visit go.wvu.edu. View current career opportunities at careers.wvu.edu.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.