Appalachian State University

Boone, North Carolina United States


    March 30, 2023

Tenure Status
Tenure Track

Provide Rank: Assistant Professor

Position Number: 004241

Department: Marketing & Supply Chain Mgmt (SCM) – 255350

Boone, NC

Minimum Qualifications

A successful candidate for the Assistant Professor position holds a Ph.D./ DBA in Marketing from an AACSB accredited university. Candidates who are ABD will be considered.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)

  • The department is especially interested in candidates with teaching and research interests in one or more of the following areas – marketing analytics, digital marketing, international marketing and sales management.
  • Those with knowledge/expertise in other upper level marketing classes may also be considered.

License/Certification Required


Description of the Department or Unit

Marketing & Supply Chain Management is currently the largest department (in terms of undergraduate degree seeking students) of six in the John A. Walker College of Business. The approximately 827 declared Marketing majors who complete the required coursework in Marketing receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree.

There are currently three concentrations offered – General Marketing, Professional Selling, and Digital Marketing. Business students can earn minors in Professional Selling, Digital Marketing, and Supply Chain Management. Minors in Marketing, Professional Selling, and Digital Marketing are also offered to non-business majors. Graduate level courses are offered in theMBA/ MS in Analytics program.

The Marketing & Supply Chain Management Department consists of 16 tenured/ tenure track and 11 adjunct faculty members. The Walker College of Business is one of the largest public business schools for undergraduate students in the University of North Carolina system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Instructional duties may include curriculum development, online, and fully residential instruction, as well as teaching in the MBA/ MS in Analytics programs.
  • The teaching load is 3 class sections per semester (usually with no more than 2 preps) with a course release in the new faculty member’s first semester.
  • Faculty members will be expected to fulfill both research and service requirements as well.

Type of Position: Full Time Position

Appointment Type: 1.0

Number Of Months Per Year: 9

Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of a professional position at the university.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Proposed Date of Hire: 08/21/2023

Suggested Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University’s Job Board: 

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter, include a Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Effectiveness and a Statement of Research Interests and Effectiveness.
  • List of three references with contact information.

Please note positions are based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

Disability Accommodation Information

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or

Posting Date: 03/29/2023

Open Until Filled: Yes

Evaluation of Applications Begins

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PO Box 32126
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-8111

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

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FA00325PAppalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources/Affirmative Action
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA/504 Coordinator & EEO Officer
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.