La Roche University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States


    March 06, 2023

Type: Full-Time 
Salary: $53,968 (start of pay range) 
Posted: 03/03/2023 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 01/12/2023) 
Application Due: Open Until Filled 
Category:Marketing and Sales 

The Management Division at La Roche University is currently seeking an Assistant Professor of Marketing, commencing in August 2023, to teach a variety of courses within the Marketing Department in both the on-line format and traditional classroom setting. The ideal candidate should possess a doctorate or be in the process of achieving a doctorate in Marketing, Communications, or other business-related discipline by May 2024. Applicants with experience in the Travel, Tourism, and Event Management industries will also be considered.

Applicants should have experience teaching at a university/college level in both the classroom and online formats. In addition to teaching and advising students, the Assistant Professor will participate in meetings, committee work, and other departmental & divisional activities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Teaching Assignments:

  • Teach four (4) classes in both Fall and Spring semesters, equivalent to 12 credit hours per semester; including on-line and traditional course formats. Course assignments will be based on relevant academic and professional experience in the areas of Marketing or Travel, Tourism and Event Management. 
  • Advise students on academic, curricular, and professional endeavors.
  • Graduate-level teaching may also be required. 

Concurrent Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and deliver lectures to all levels of undergraduate and/or graduate students.
  • Evaluate and grade students’ class work, papers and other assignments; compile, administer, and grade examinations.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and course documents.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required documentation and evaluations.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions, both in class and online.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students on academic, curricula, and career issues and pursuits.
  • Utilize educational technologies such as Canvas, smart classrooms, and other programs associated with teaching, advising, and assessing students.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, consulting with colleagues, and participating in professional organizations and conferences.
  • Engage in continuing scholarly development through publications and conference presentations.
  • Pursue professional development, particularly in the field of specialization as well as areas of teaching and curriculum.
  • Provide service to the University through participation and membership on faculty and administrative/operational committees.
  • Participate in the academic assessment process and assist with any accreditation/compliance visits or reports; work with admissions offices in the recruitment of students.
  • Attend required meetings such as Faculty and Division meetings, Academic Senate, scholarly activities including Convocation, Baccalaureate, Commencement, Opening Assembly; and others as identified by Academic Affairs and the Department and Division Chairs.


  • Required: Doctorate in Marketing, Communications or other business-related disciplines. Experience in the Travel, Tourism, and Event Management industries is a plus but not required.
  • ABD candidates, with relevant experience and dissertation completion expected by May 2024 will be considered.
  • Teaching experience at the college/university level strongly recommended.
  • Evidence of relevant professional work experience required.

A cover letter and resume can accompany a completed application. Candidates subject to background clearances. Review of application materials will begin immediately; position open until filled. Please apply using the link provided above. Questions can be emailed to:

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