Lycoming College

Williamsport, Pennsylvania United States


    December 30, 2023
    January 15, 2024

Lycoming College is hiring an Assistant Professor of Marketing Lycoming College invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position in Marketing to begin in the fall of 2024. The teaching load is 3/3 and includes 4 sections of Marketing Principles along with two electives developed around the professor’s areas of expertise. Areas of interest include marketing research, data analytics, and digital marketing.

About Lycoming College: Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborates with and mentors 1,100 active learners, including 35 percent international and domestic students of color, representing 39 states, territories, and countries. The College’s 2021 Strategic Plan recognizes that it must achieve greater diversity among the faculty and staff to remain one of the very best national liberal arts colleges. It also accepts the premise that realizing the College’s promise of excellence will require a determined commitment to embed diversity, equity and inclusion even more deeply into the institution’s core institutional values. Lycoming is ranked by The Princeton Review as one of The 389 Best Colleges. Students compete in 19 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming College’s strong endowment-per-student ratio and broader fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education.

What are we looking for?

Lycoming College is deeply rooted in the liberal arts tradition and seeks candidates who see the business curriculum as part of this larger goal, integrating business education in an interdisciplinary way with other fields of study, creating a program that helps students look beyond business to the wider world. We strive to make marketing accessible and create meaningful educational experiences for all of our students. We recognize that students come to us with a wide variety of backgrounds and levels of preparation, and we are looking for faculty who will use inclusive teaching methods to make marketing accessible to all.

We are looking for candidates with a PhD in Marketing or a closely related discipline, combined with business experience or a master’s degree in business. Candidates that are ABD may apply with the understanding that their degree must be in hand within one year of beginning the position. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, advising, and service to the campus community to receive tenure. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in teaching a diverse student body within a liberal arts environment. 

Depending on the candidate’s interests, other areas in marketing such as marketing strategy, international marketing, or any other marketing-related topics will round out the teaching load. Over time, this position will help to improve and reshape the business curriculum, as well as teach other courses that suit their interests. A strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts and sciences environment is essential.

The business department at Lycoming College offers three majors, Business Administration, Corporate Communication, and Mathematical Finance. The major in Business Administration offers concentrations in finance, management, and marketing. We also offer a minor in Entrepreneurship. We are dedicated to excellence in the classroom and expect the ideal candidate to include both research and service to the college community in the work that they do.

Application details:

Please upload the following with your application for consideration:

  • Cover letter
  • CV or Resume
  • Teaching Philosophy—please include both why you are interested in teaching marketing in a liberal arts academic environment and how you address diversity and inclusion in your courses.
  • List of three references with name, title, email, and phone contact information.

All applications received by January 15, 2024, will receive full consideration, and the search will continue until the position is filled.