Dubuque, Iowa United States
Dubuque, Iowa United States
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Beginning August 2024
POSITION SUMMARY. The Francis J. Noonan School of Business, Engineering, and Innovation at Loras College invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in Marketing available August 2024. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching a range of courses that support the undergraduate Marketing major, cross-disciplinary majors such as Business Analytics, Public Relations, and Sport Management, as well as courses in his or her specialty. Candidates could teach a variety of courses, including courses in principles of marketing, marketing ethics, sales management, advertising, consumer behavior, and other upper-level electives. Candidates should also demonstrate a willingness to teach in the general education curriculum at Loras, provide academic advising to students, and supervise undergraduate research.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. A minimum of an M.B.A. or Master’s degree in Marketing or related field required. Doctorate in Marketing or a related field is preferred. College-level teaching experience preferred. Professional designation and/or industry experience desirable. The flexibility and interest to potentially teach in other business areas, particularly Analytics is preferred.
COMPENSATION. Commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Fringe benefits include medical/dental/life/disability insurance, flexible spending plan, TIAA retirement plan, tuition remission program, family membership in Graber Sports Center/San Jose Pool, free admission to many college events, and free off-street parking.
NOONAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, ENGINEERING, AND INNOVATION. Named after a long-serving Faculty member, the Noonan school consists of 30 full-time faculty members and offers robust and rigorous majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Finance, Marketing, Sport Management, Creative Media, Public Relations, Computer Science, Data Science, Math, Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. A master’s-level program in Applied Analytics is also offered.
THE COLLEGE. Founded in 1839, Loras College is a Catholic, primarily undergraduate, liberal arts institution that includes pre-professional and career preparation programs, as well as several graduate programs. The Loras College community embraces the core values of truth, respect, responsibility, excellence, and service that define the way we work, behave, and relate with others. These values align with our college mission: Loras, as a Catholic liberal arts college, creates a community of active learners, reflective thinkers, ethical decision-makers, and responsible contributors in diverse professional, social, and religious roles. The student body consists of approximately 1,300 students, over 90 percent of whom are full-time undergraduates. The college is a wireless, laptop campus and there will be the opportunity for developing technology-rich, interdisciplinary courses for the general education curriculum.
THE COMMUNITY. Loras College’s 60-acre campus is located on one of Dubuque’s highest bluffs, overlooking the Mississippi River at the junction of the states of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin, about 3 hours west of Chicago. Dubuque’s population is approximately 60,000 and its nineteenth-century architecture is woven into limestone bluffs and provides a picturesque backdrop to the river landscape. Many residential and commercial areas have been designated as historical districts to preserve Dubuque’s unique heritage. Its strong education base supports numerous cultural activities, and in addition, there are sporting events, shopping facilities, schools, and churches that are convenient to its residents. The climate has marked seasons with a comfortable summer, cool spring and fall, and a winter that encourages a variety of sports that have in recent years attracted a growing tourism industry.
APPLICATION DEADLINE. Review of applications begins December 15th, 2023, and continues until the position is filled. For more information contact the Marketing Search Committee Chair, Angella Donovan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE. Applicants must go to: http://loras.applicantpool.com/jobs/ to apply. Please upload your cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references. References will not be contacted without prior approval from the candidate. The finalist will need to pass a background check before receiving a written employment offer.
Loras College is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is inclusive, rich in diversity, and supportive of all students, faculty, and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please visit www.loras.edu for additional information about Loras College.