McNeese State University

Lake Charles, New York United States


    February 26, 2023

THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AT MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Marketing.

DEPARTMENT: Department of Business Disciplines in the College of Business

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS: The College of Business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). The College currently offers undergraduate degrees in Accounting, General Business Administration, Finance, Management, Marketing, a graduate MBA, and a new Certificate in LNG Business. The College of Business provides student-centric undergraduate and master’s programs that produce graduates with the skills and experience to compete responsibly, professionally, and successfully in our region and beyond. An AACSB-accredited college with over 800 students, the College of Business is located in a region with thriving industrial and petrochemical growth.

UNIVERSITY: McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System enrolling more than 6,000 students. For over 75 years, McNeese State University has been trusted and respected as an institution of innovation and academic excellence. Our university is recognized as having one of the best returns on investment for tuition and high average starting salaries for its graduates. With over 100 undergraduate academic programs and 36 graduate degrees to choose from, a thriving athletics tradition and vibrant campus life, McNeese offers all the benefits of a large university with a personalized touch. Our mission is to change lives and our motto, ‘Excellence with a Personal Touch’ describes the close professional bonds between the faculty and students.

McNeese State University serves as the academic and cultural center for Southwest Louisiana. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in the state, McNeese provides well-qualified employees to the local petrochemical, agricultural and hospitality industries, as well as hospitals and public and private schools throughout SWLA and beyond. Our region has seen a decade of unprecedented growth in the petrochemical industry. Our latest growth is in LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), as approximately 50% of the nation’s LNG passes through our region. Lake Charles is conveniently located with 2 hours of driving west to Houston, TX and three hours to east New Orleans, LA.


POSITION INFORMATION: This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position expected to start in August 2023. The College of Business offers undergraduate degrees in Accounting, General Business Administration, Finance, Management, and Marketing, an MBA, and a new Certificate in Liquefied Natural Gas Business.

POSITION DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: The candidate is responsible for outstanding teaching through classroom engagement and participation in a face-to-face environment. The candidate also needs to be proficient in online teaching. The candidate must contribute intellectually through publications in quality journals and collaborate with their fellow peers. For the service component, the candidate will serve on committees at both the college and university level, be actively involved in college recruitment, and advise students. The candidate must be scholarly academic per AACSB standards.

REQUIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: First preference will be given to candidates possessing a PhD/DBA in Marketing; followed by a preference to those candidates who have defended a dissertation proposal. Third preference is available to candidates who have teaching experiences or abilities of teaching courses in Sales Management, Social Media Marketing, and Marketing Research. Candidates’ degrees must have been conferred by an AACSB- accredited institution. The successful candidate should demonstrate excellence in teaching (both face-to-face and online), a commitment to intellectual contributions with publications in quality journals, and a desire to provide service to the College, the University, and the profession. 

DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND MATERIALS: For the application process, applicants MUST complete an electronic application and upload required documents listed below:

· Letter of Application (Cover Letter)

· Curriculum Vitae (Resume)

· Three Professional References (include: name, phone number, and email address)

· Unofficial Transcripts for all degrees earned

· Writing samples that include press releases, feature/editorial copy, social media content, marketing/promotional content

*Only completed application packets including all items listed above will be reviewed.

TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY, click on the “APPLY” button at the top of advertisement to complete the electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page. *Required application materials WILL NOT be accepted after the deadline, if applicable. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*


If you have questions regarding this position, please contact the Chair:

Dr. Al-Emran at:

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the HR Liaison:

Kim Dronett at or (337) 475-5413 or TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227.GENERAL UNIVERSITY INFORMATION:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment (Faculty Only) will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities. 

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Office of Human Resources: Voice: (337) 475-5102; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5104; or

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment. McNeese participates in E-Verify.

Louisiana Revised Statute 42:31-“Eligibility requirements for certain unclassified employees”-requires any person hired or employed in an unclassified position, whose annual salary or rate of compensation is equal to or exceeds one hundred thousand dollars, provide proof to his public employer that he has been issued a Louisiana driver’s license and that all vehicles registered in his name are registered in Louisiana within thirty days of being hired or employed at such salary.

Transcripts from Foreign Universities: Prospective faculty submitting transcripts from foreign universities or schools must have the coursework evaluated for equivalency to United States-accredited coursework by a University-approved agency. The prospective faculty member is responsible for the cost of the evaluation. McNeese typically accepts evaluations by World Education Services ( or Educational Credential Evaluators,