Assistant Teaching Professor of Introduction to Business

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
LOCATION: Main Campus (BG), OH
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Faculty
DIVISION: Dean of Business
DEPARTMENT: Marketing – Faculty
OPENING DATE: 09/27/2023


The Department of Marketing invites applications for a qualified-rank (non-tenure-track) Assistant Teaching Professor specializing in the area of Introduction to Business starting in January 2024. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, renewable position.

Bowling Green State University is a nationally ranked public university committed to redefining student success in a high-achieving, innovative environment. In 2021, Forbes ranked BGSU as the No. 3 midsize employer in the United States, highlighting the University’s commitment to its faculty and staff. Serving as the core of the University’s academic community, more than 800 full-time faculty members are engaged in teaching/librarian effectiveness, scholarly/creative activity, and service, with over 2,000 full-time staff members to support the operations and education of over 20,000 students.

The AACSB accredited Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business is housed in the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, a newly renovated 50,000 square foot building in the center of campus. The College, whose undergraduate programs are ranked 69 by Poets and Quants, offers a wide selection of undergraduate specializations as well as MBA and specialized graduate degrees. Home to innovative programs like sales and services marketing, insurance and risk management, an entrepreneurship minor, and the Doctorate of Organization Development and Change, the College is dedicated to creating a personalized, interactive learning experience.

Bowling Green, Ohio, is recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.” The Bowling Green Ohio area offers a high quality of life with both affordable housing and award-winning schools in Bowling Green, as well as in nearby Sylvania, Perrysburg, Ottawa Hills, and Toledo. Bowling Green offers immediate proximity to great cultural and art events in nearby Ann Arbor Michigan (55 miles), Detroit (82 miles) or Cleveland (115 miles). The “smart city” tech-hub of Columbus is located 120 miles to the south. International air travel is readily available from nearby Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) which is a short one-hour drive.

Essential Functions

• Teaching 24 credit-hours per year primarily in Understanding the Dynamics of Business, BGSU’s first year introduction to business course
• Coordinating the freshman introductory business course curriculum and integrating the curriculum with programming from the Radbill Center of College and Life Design
• Actively engaging in the transformational first year experience for the Schmidthorst College of Business
• Demonstrate sufficient professional activity to maintain AACSB faculty qualifications
• Service to department, college, university, profession, and community

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in a business discipline
• Five or more years of relevant, current, professional experience

Preference will be given to candidates with:
• Master’s degree from an AACSB accredited university
• Professional and/or teaching experience in business education at the freshman level
• Ten or more years of business leadership experience, at least five years post graduate degree
• Strong potential to contribute to Department of Marketing programs, as well as the missions of the Schmidthorst College of Business and Bowling Green State University

Additional Information

Application Materials Required
– Cover letter
– Curriculum vitae
– Names and contact information of three professional references
– Teaching statement

Unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned are required for candidates invited for in-person interviews.

Finalist will be required to submit official transcripts.

BGSU policy requires finalist to authorize and pass a background check prior to receiving an offer of employment.

Application Deadline 
Screening of applicants will begin October 23, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary & Benefits
Competitive and commensurate with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.

Further Information
Questions should be directed to Kirk Kern ([email protected]), Teaching Professor and Search Committee Chair, Department of Marketing, Schmidthorst College of Business, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403.

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer . We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email [email protected].