Lycoming College

Williamsport, Pennsylvania United States


    August 25, 2023
    August 31, 2023

Lycoming College is hiring an Assistant Professor of Marketing! The Business Administration Department at Lycoming College invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position in Marketing to begin in the fall of 2024. The teaching load is 3/3.

We are seeking candidates with diverse backgrounds who can contribute to our mission to create a first-rate undergraduate education and foster an inclusive and equitable campus community that supports all faculty, staff, and students.

Who We Are:

Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected liberal arts colleges. Today, our community of 1,200 active learners from 31 states and territories and 15 countries comprises a student body that is 35 percent domestic students of color or international, all of whom work with our renowned scholars to craft customized combinations of market-driven majors, minors, and concentrations across our 40+ academic programs. Students compete in 19 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internship experiences, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming College has one of the highest endowment-per-student ratios in the country. The institution is a member of the Annapolis Group of Liberal Arts Colleges and is recognized by The Princeton Review as one of The 388 Best Colleges. Lycoming College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education for all students. Learn more at

What are we looking for?

Lycoming College is deeply rooted in the liberal arts tradition and seeks candidates who see the business curriculum as part of this larger goal, integrating business education in an interdisciplinary way with other fields of study, creating a program that helps students look beyond business to the wider world. 

We are looking for candidates with a PhD in Marketing or a closely related discipline. The successful applicant must be able to teach both marketing principles and marketing / data analytics. Depending on the candidate’s interests, other areas in marketing such as marketing strategy, international marketing, or any other marketing-related topics will round out the teaching load. Over time, this position will help to improve and reshape the business curriculum, as well as teach other courses that suit their interests. A strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts and sciences environment is essential.

The business department at Lycoming College offers three majors, Business Administration, Corporate Communication, and Mathematical Finance. The major in Business Administration offers concentrations in finance, management, and marketing. We also offer a minor in Entrepreneurship. We are dedicated to excellence in the classroom and expect the ideal candidate to include both research and service to the college community in the work that they do.

Required Experience and Qualifications

A qualified candidate will have a PhD in Marketing, or a closely related discipline, combined with business experience or a Master’s degree in business. Candidates that are ABD may apply with the clear understanding that their degree must be in hand within one year of beginning the position. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, advising, and service to the campus community to receive tenure. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in teaching in a liberal arts environment.

What We Offer

Lycoming College has an excellent benefits package that includes:

Health & Wellness Benefits:

  • Health insurance – Lycoming College covers 95% of health insurance premiums for employees and 65% of premiums for eligible family members with a wide variety of health plan options available.
  • Dental insurance, including orthodontia coverage.
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Life & accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Cancer insurance
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Employee assistance program

Retirement Benefits:

  • 403(b) retirement plan with up to 9% contributions from the College

Tuition Benefits:

  • Free tuition for employees, spouses, and eligible dependents at Lycoming College
  • Free tuition for eligible dependents at over 600 colleges nationwide through Tuition Exchange, Inc.
  • Free tuition for employees, spouses, and eligible dependents at the Pennsylvania College of Technology

Paid Leave Benefits:

  • Paid Parental Leave

Employee Perks:

  • 10% discount at the campus bookstore, excluding textbooks and snacks.
  • Reduced rates for meal packages for on-campus dining facilities.
  • Use of the campus recreations center and gym facilities for employees.

To apply:

Please upload the following with your application for consideration:

  • Cover letter––please include your statement on diversity and inclusion in higher education. 
  • CV or Resume
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • A 250-word statement on why they are interested in teaching marketing in a liberal arts academic environment
  • List of three references with name, title, email, and phone contact information.

All applications received by August 31, 2023, will receive full consideration, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Lycoming College Proudly Celebrates and Values Diversity

We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.