Otterbein University

Westerville, Ohio United States


    February 26, 2023
    March 17, 2023


One Year Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor in Marketing

Otterbein University is accepting applications for a one-year Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor position in Marketing. We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion who will contribute to the department’s efforts to enhance diversity and provide an inclusive learning environment for all. 


Teaching responsibilities will be primarily in marketing (Principles of Marketing, Sales, Retail Management, Integrated Marketing Communication) and Business Analytics (Marketing Analytics), with other classes aligned with earned degrees.


MBA and university-level teaching experience required. PhD or DBA from an AACSB-accredited university required for Assistant Professor level. PhD in Marketing or Marketing Analytics is preferred, however qualified candidates whose degrees are in a different area of business are welcome to apply. Master’s degree required for Instructor level.

Otterbein University requires all employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or have a medical or religious exemption approved by the University HR department. Proof of vaccination or an approved exemption must be submitted to the University Human Resources department prior to the employee’s start date. Finalist candidates who would like to request information regarding religious and medical exemptions will be directed to HR for details.


COMPENSATION: For the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor – $87,500; for the rank of Instructor – $78,000 (plus full University benefits).

WHEN: This appointment will begin August 2023.

OTTERBEIN UNIVERSITY: Historically progressive. That is the hallmark of Otterbein University and those connected to this private university nestled in the picturesque, historic Uptown Westerville district in central Ohio and minutes away from Columbus, Ohio’s largest city. Otterbein has set the pace by providing an educational experience that is progressive, innovative, and inclusive. Students come from towns throughout Ohio, as well as many states and multiple countries, enriching the campus through their individual and collective diversity. As a university that educates students of various racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, we strive for and value a diverse faculty and staff that reflects our student population and Franklin County. Otterbein has been selected as one of 23 universities across the US and the first in Ohio to host a Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Campus Center. Otterbein will work with its own campus community as well as the Columbus City and Westerville City school districts to create positive narrative change about race; promote racial healing activities; and erase structural barriers to equity and opportunity. To learn more about Otterbein, visit

WHEREOtterbein University is located in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus, and has received notable national designations, including two appearances on Money Magazine’s Top 100 list of Americas’ “Best Places to Live” and recognized as one of Forbes “America’s Friendliest Towns.” Westerville has a population of approximately 37,000 people and combines the beauty and convenience of a medium-sized community with the cultural, educational, and economic benefits of Columbus, the state capital; a thriving and diverse metropolitan area of 1.4 million people. Central Ohio is the fastest growing area in the state with stability provided by a diversified economy.

APPLICATION:To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references. Additionally, a diversity statement is required, consisting of no more than one single-spaced page, addressing the following two questions: How has a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion informed your teaching, scholarship, and/or professional experience to date? How do you see yourself contributing to Otterbein’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion? Application deadline is March 17, 2023.

Otterbein considers diversity and inclusion as integral parts of the University’s achievement of excellence. We welcome applications from candidates from groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Otterbein University is an EEO Employer.

Otterbein University is committed to providing a welcoming environment free from unlawful discrimination. To this end, the University prohibits any form of discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, partnership status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, military status, or any other legally protected status in its programs and activities. However, the University’s commitment to a nondiscriminatory environment is not intended to abridge unduly its commitment to academic freedom, free speech, or its educational mission. Inquiries or complaints regarding any form of discrimination or harassment may be directed to OtterbeinHuman Resources