Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, North Carolina United States


    January 09, 2024

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must possess a Doctorate in Marketing or closely related field with a proven/demonstrated record of scholarship in quality outlets.

Candidates who have recently been awarded a doctorate also will be considered, as will candidates who are ABD, providing the doctorate will be awarded prior to June 1, 2024.

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate from AACSB-granting institution is preferred. Industry experience is desired. Preference will be given to candidates who have university level teaching experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must apply online. Hard copy materials will not be accepted for consideration.

Interested applicants must include the following attachments:
1) letter of application;
2) curriculum vita;
3) unofficial transcripts from graduate degrees*; and
4) a list of professional references (include full contract information).

  • All applicants are required to submit an unofficial transcript of their highest attained degree, showing all completed coursework and the date the degree was conferred. The transcript must state “Degree Awarded,” “Degree Conferred,” or a similar phrase. For candidates who are ABD, please submit your most recent doctoral program transcript along with your master’s degree transcript, if you hold such a degree. The master’s degree transcript must have a notation such as “Degree Awarded,” “Degree Conferred,” or similar phrase, to verify it as your highest completed degree. 

Screening will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Copies of official transcripts and teaching evaluations will be requested for candidates being seriously considered for hire.

For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Charlie Parrish at ctparrish@email.wcu.edu or 828-227-8442.Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at jobs@email.wcu.edu.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. In order to receive educational credit, degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. 

If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Unless otherwise noted, degree must be obtained prior to start date. 

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.