Posting Number F00480P

Position Title
Clinical Professor


Job Summary
The Department of Marketingin the College of Business, the University of Texas at Arlington, invites applications for a Clinical Professor (Open Rank-Non-Tenure-Track) to serve as the program advisor for our Master of Science in Marketing Research program. Candidates with extensive industry experience may also be considered as a Professor of Practice (Open Rank-Non-Tenure-Track). This is a non-tenure track position starting Fall 2024.

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CBC Requirement
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Program Advisor of the Master of Science, Marketing Research program position is multifaceted, with the Program Advisor serving as program manager, instructor and advisor to the students enrolled in this well-recognized program. The MSMR Program’s mission is to train, develop, and prepare future market research professionals. A primary goal of the program is to grow locally, nationally, and internationally over the next 5 years, and the Program Advisor will have a significant role in that growth.

The Program Advisor reports to the Chair of the Marketing Department at the University of Texas at Arlington. The role has five primary components:

  1. The Program Advisor will recruit and advise MSMR Students.
    Recruits prospective students and champions the program to attract high-caliber students.
    Builds and maintains relationships with other schools to recruit graduating undergraduate students.
    Conducts screening interviews with prospective students.
    Accepts students that meet program guidelines. Processes all paperwork and University systems for admittance and matriculation.
    Responsible for counseling students on degree plans and academic progress. Provides ongoing academic and career counseling during students’ enrollment in the program.
  2. The Program Advisor will work with the market research community to ensure visibility for the program.
    Works with the MSMR Advisory Board and the marketing research community to recruit new internships/mentorships/and full-time jobs for students.
    Will help to develop scholarships for our students.
    Coordinates with companies seeking to recruit MSMR students.
    Works to build relationships with companies and the marketing research community to enhance our name and image.
  3. The Program Advisor will lead the program to achieve all outlined academic and University goals.
    Ongoing coordination with the Chair of the Marketing Department and the MSMR Graduate Committee to provide seamless integration with the department and University as a whole.
    Executes plans to meet stated objectives for program quality, growth, and external relations.
  4. The Program Advisor will serve as a course instructor.
    The Program Advisor will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level.
  5. The Program Advisor will assist with identifying internship opportunities.
    Assists the department internship coordinator with matching of students to internships.
    The Program Advisor will actively seek internship opportunities for MSMR Students by networking with organizations and industry professionals.

Required Qualifications
Work experience in the marketing research industry and a graduate degree.

Preferred Qualifications
PhD in marketing or field related to marketing research. Five or more years of experience in the marketing research industry. Strong network in the marketing research community.

Department Information
The marketing department at UTA is comprised of 20 full-time faculty members (10 tenured/tenure track and 10 non-tenure track) and two full-time staff members. In addition to the Master of Science, Marketing Research (MSMR) degree program, the department presently offers an undergraduate BBA degree in marketing, an undergraduate sales certificate, and a PhD concentration. We have one of the largest colleges of Business in the Dallas/Fort Worth area enrolling about 6,500 students.

University Information
The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.

EEO Statement
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.

ADA Accommodations
The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email [email protected].

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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply applicants should go to and submit the following materials:

· Curriculum Vitae
· Cover Letter
· Contact information for 3 references
· Unofficial Transcripts (only if graduate degree is NOT in marketing or field related to marketing research)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be addressed to Professor Douglas Grisaffe at [email protected].

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