East Carolina University

Greenville, North Carolina United States


    June 01, 2023
    June 08, 2023

Job Title
Assistant Professor

Position Number

Vacancy Open to
All Candidates

AAH Marketing and Supply Chain Mgmt

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Classification Title
Assistant Professor

Working Title
Assistant Professor

Number of Vacancies

Full Time Equivalent (FTE)

Full Time or Part Time
Full Time

Recruitment Range
Commensurate with Qualifications

Position Location (City)

Position Type
Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category
Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview
Join the Pirate Nation! East Carolina University (ECU) is a Carnegie Doctoral University with high research activity. We are also a teaching institution that is renowned for academic excellence. As an R2 university we make a significant investment in faculty research by providing support related to travel, technology, research databases, and development. We are one of the largest universities in North Carolina with almost 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Our main campus is in uptown Greenville, which is a rapidly expanding city and the predominant health, entertainment, financial, and educational hub of the eastern North Carolina region. In addition, many of our students come from rural communities with their own set of challenges and perspectives.

The College of Business (COB) has been AACSB accredited for over 40 years. We offer BSBA, MBA, and MSA degrees and our School of Hospitality Management offers both a BS in Hospitality Management and an MS in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality. Additionally, the Miller School of Entrepreneurship offers a BS in Entrepreneurship. We are one of the largest Colleges of Business in the state with approximately 4,200 undergraduate and 900 graduate students. To date, the COB has approximately 150 faculty members of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of research, teaching, and application of knowledge. A strategic goal of the college is to create an environment where the faculty, staff, and students can thrive and be personally and professionally respected. We are committed to an inclusive environment and welcome diversity in persons and perspectives. The Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management within the College of Business is a large, vibrant community of teachers and scholars. The department has approximately 500 undergraduate majors and over 20 faculty members and offers courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The department seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of research, teaching and application of knowledge. The department strongly encourages applicants of women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.

Job Duties
The Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, in the College of Business at East Carolina University, invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position in the area of Marketing at the assistant professor rank beginning August 2024 with the possibility of beginning January 2024. The position will have instructional responsibilities in the department teaching courses relevant to sales and business to business marketing. Specialties in other areas of Marketing and Supply Chain Management may be considered. A standard teaching load is nine semester hours. A continuous stream of quality research is required for tenure, as is an effort at obtaining external funding. Service to the university, community, and profession is expected, as well as any additional duties assigned by the department chair.

Contingent upon available funding.

Minimum Education/Experience
This appointment requires a PhD in the teaching field or related discipline from an accredited business school that satisfies credentialing under SACS guidelines is required. The candidate must possess the qualifications necessary to be designated a professionally qualified faculty member in accordance with AACSB standards. Candidates with PhD newly conferred at the time of initial appointment will hold the probationary rank of Assistant Professor. ABD candidates will be considered. ABD candidates will be appointed with the probationary term rank of Assistant Professor and must have the terminal degree conferred prior to the first reappointment.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Preferred experience includes teaching and a record of scholarly publications in sales and business to business marketing or a related field.

Special Instructions to Applicant
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

2-3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section in the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement.

For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to Dr. Jon Kirchoff, Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Mail Stop 503, College of Business, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858. An original transcript of highest earned degrees for selected candidate will be required prior to employment.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date

Open Until Filled

Job Close Date – Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.

Initial Screening Begins

Rank Level
Assistant Professor

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu.

Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to employment@ecu.edu. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.