North Carolina Wesleyan University

Rocky Mount, North Carolina United States


    December 30, 2023

The School of Business at North Carolina Wesleyan University invites applications for 9-month tenure track faculty position(s) at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 2024.

Education: Earned doctorate or ABD in a marketing-related field with broad teaching and research interests in the field of business. Candidates with experience-related credentials that might be deemed equivalent to the terminal degree should inquire before applying. Preference will be given to individuals with evidence of prior university teaching experience and graduate coursework and/or research in any of the following needed subfields: new media, digital marketing, and search engine marketing.

Job Description: We are seeking a dynamic instructor who can offer general courses in marketing, economics, and business as well as advanced courses in their area of expertise. The successful candidate should also be committed to working with undergraduate students, serving as an academic advisor to students in our business management and marketing tracks, and engaging with students to help them secure internships and learn from practical experiences. In addition to a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, the successful candidate should be well-versed in the appropriate use of technology and employing instructional technologies to provide courses through multiple modes of delivery. The successful candidate(s) should also be prepared to contribute to innovative curriculum development, including potential new undergraduate and graduate programs. 

North Carolina Wesleyan faculty are expected to develop strong relationships with colleagues, inspire and advise students, and demonstrate a high level of organization and habits of transparent and timely communication. The normal teaching load is four courses per semester, but there are adjustments for faculty members with administrative responsibilities. Additional responsibilities include engaging in scholarship or other appropriate professional activities, remaining current in the field(s) of specialization, and engaging in service to the department, college, and broader community. We seek professionals who are thoughtful and creative leaders who can add immediate value to a growth-oriented institution that is committed to innovation.

North Carolina Wesleyan University is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and serves approximately 1,500 students, including students in our Adult and Professional Studies (APS) program that offers evening and asynchronous classes at multiple locations across North Carolina and online. The university’s student body is diverse with regard to ethnicity, nationality, and age. 

Rocky Mount is in the eastern coastal plain region of the state, convenient to the Raleigh-Durham area and beaches, including the Outer Banks. Washington, DC, and the mountains of North Carolina are also within easy driving distance.

North Carolina Wesleyan University values a culture of respect, kindness, and understanding and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Specific questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Maria Gil

Initial applications should include letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received, full contact information for three professional references, and optional (but encouraged) letter/letters of recommendation addressing academic qualifications and teaching excellence. References will be contacted for semi-final candidates. Please direct a complete set of application materials in PDF format to Tammy Harrell, Manager of Faculty Records and Academic Projects, at . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until suitable candidate(s) have been identified and hired.