Trinity University

San Antonio, Texas United States


    October 17, 2023

Job Description:

The Department of Business Administration at Trinity University invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor of Marketing in the Department of Business Administration, effective August 2024. The position requires a Doctoral Degree in Marketing or closely related field, Ph.D. or A.B.D.
preferred, from an AACSB accredited institution. A successful applicant will also demonstrate an appreciation of Trinity’s general education requirements with its emphasis on experiential learning,
community engagement, and global awareness. The ideal candidate would have established experience in teaching undergraduate marketing courses, particularly in the subjects of Principles of Marketing and Marketing Research. Additional teaching assignments in International or other areas of Marketing may be assigned depending on the candidate’s qualifications and the
department’s needs. Successful candidates will be able to exhibit documented excellent recent teaching evaluations, potential for impactful research and proven interest in pedagogical innovation, contribute to the University’s general curriculum, and provide service to the department and University.


Trinity’s AACSB-accredited Michael Neidorff School of Business graduates an average of 150 business majors per year. The School offers B.S. degrees in Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, and Marketing, in addition to a B.A. in Business Administration for students pursuing a second major.

Housed in the newly renovated Chapman Center, the Michael Neidorff School of Business features state-of-the-art facilities to spur discovery, excellence, and inclusion. After undergoing a $33 million renovation over the past year, its re-opening this fall represents one of the final brush strokes in Trinity’s bold envisioning of its future. With dedicated work spaces for each department in the School, the new Chapman Center supports faculty’s teaching and scholarship. In particular, the Department of Business Administration’s Behavioral Research Lab provides faculty with the resources to test ideas, foster productive collaborations with other faculty, and offer a training laboratory for students.

For more information about the Neidorff School of Business and the Department of Business Administration Programs, please see the respective web pages at the following links:

Trinity University is a secular, independent, private, highly selective, primarily undergraduate institution with an endowment of over one billion dollars. The 125-acre Trinity campus is located in San Antonio, the seventh largest city in the United States, at the edge of the Texas Hill Country. The city, itself, offers diverse cultural opportunities and an appealing year-around climate. It is the center of a diversified and vibrant South Texas economy, including the headquarters of Fortune 500 companies. Discover more about Trinity University here and in the Resource Guide to Trinity & San Antonio . Trinity University’s commitment to recruitment and retention of talented scholars from diverse backgrounds includes opportunities and funding for professional development, a fully-funded semester-long junior research leave (after three years of teaching and successful reappointment), and regular, fully-funded, post-tenure research leaves. Support for teaching, grant-writing, use of new digital tools and community engagement in courses is also readily available to all faculty. Both the Department of Business Administration and the University as a whole value and safeguard academic freedom for faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. Trinity is guided by a set of core values and is committed to implementing practices in pursuit of an inclusive campus for all students, faculty, and staff to feel welcomed and engaged in a community of learning.


  • Teach a total of nine contact hours per semester beginning fall 2024 to support the curricular needs of the department and Neidorff School of Business. Primary teaching responsibility is in the area of undergraduate Principles of Marketing and Marketing Research (with a Data Analytics emphasis), with a willingness to teach International Marketing and other teaching assignments as needed;
  • Developing relationships with local and regional organizations in the marketing area;
  • Conduct scholarly research or engage in other forms of professional development sufficient to maintain AACSB faculty qualification;
  • Participate in departmental, school, and university service or events.



  • To be considered for this position, applicants should hold a Ph.D. or DBA degree (or ABD) in Marketing or a closely related field from a program accredited by AACSB;



  • Evidence of commitment to high quality classroom performance;
  • Understanding of the Trinity mission with an interest in interdisciplinary teaching and engagement; and
  • Demonstrated collegiality, respect, and empathy for the inclusion of diverse stakeholders.


When starting the application at Trinity University’s Human Resource page, select “Apply Manually.” Only complete fields with a red asterisk, which are required. In the “My Experience” section, you do not need to complete the “Work Experience,” “Education,” “Certifications,” or “Languages” fields.

In the “Application Documents” field, upload the following, each as a separate pdf file (note: a maximum of five (5) files can be uploaded):

  • Cover Letter including a statement on why the candidate is interested in teaching at Trinity University;
  • Curriculum vitae; names and contact information for three professional references (they will only be contacted if you are one of the finalist candidates);
  • Diversity Statement: Trinity University is committed to the value of intentional inclusion. Please provide a brief statement (250-500 words) describing your past efforts as well as your future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in your teaching, research, or other professional activities;
  • Statement of the candidate’s teaching philosophy and qualifications and most recent teaching evaluations;
  • Other materials of the candidate’s choosing, combined in a single pdf file. We encourage applications from women and others from underrepresented groups. Review of applications will begin immediately and the search will remain active until the position is filled.

CONTACT INFORMATION Dr. Mario V. Gonzalez, Search Committee Chair, Department of Business Administration,

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting an application. If you have revisions needed to an application already submitted or need help submitting an application, please contact Human Resources at 210-999-7507 or email