University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas United States


    January 11, 2024
    February 15, 2024

The School of Business at the University of Kansas is searching for a Lecturer in Marketing for the 2024-25 academic year. All interested candidates should demonstrate their industry and/or teaching expertise in the areas of digital marketing and/or professional selling. 

This is a full-time, non-tenure, renewable, academic-year teaching position beginning in the fall of 2024.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Any employment with the University of Kansas is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Job Description
80% Teaching
Teach undergraduate or graduate level courses in various topics in marketing. Duties include but are not limited to course preparation, consultation, and assignment of course grades. Typical course load for this 1.0 FTE appointment is four courses each semester (fall and spring). Course load and teaching assignments will be determined by the Area Director to best meet the needs of the School of Business.  All faculty should abide by area, school, and university policies and procedures.

20% Service
Participate as an active member of the area and engage in instruction-related activities beyond direct instruction. Examples include curriculum development committees, course improvement initiatives, and advising student organizations. All faculty members are expected to fulfill their share of service duties needed to facilitate the efficient operation of the school. 

Required Qualifications

  1. For teaching undergraduate courses: a Masters (or higher) degree in business, marketing, or closely related field.  For teaching graduate courses: A Ph.D. in marketing or related field.
  2. A demonstrated record of teaching excellence in marketing and/or professional selling, OR a record of mentorship, leadership or training experience in a professional setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. A Ph.D. in marketing or related field.
  2. A strong record of professional experience in marketing or related field.
  3. A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching courses in marketing.
  4. Ability to design and deliver new courses successfully.
  5. Strong ties to the marketing professional community as demonstrated by employment or consulting activities.

Contact Information to Applicants
Kissan Joseph,

Additional Candidate Instruction
To be considered, candidates must submit an online application.  A complete application will include a: 

  • letter of application describing both academic and/or industry experience and accomplishments,
  • record of productivity in teaching, research, service, and/or industry experience as noted in CV,
  • teaching statement and supplemental materials, as appropriate (e.g., teaching portfolio, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations).

Letters of recommendation will be requested from selected applicants as the search process moves beyond the initial screening round.

In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant’s contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU’s mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following question at the time of application, “Describe your experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds and explain how those experiences reflect your commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.” The response must be within 4,000 characters or less.

Review of applications will begin on February 16, 2024 and continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified. 

Application Review Begins: 16-Feb-2024

Anticipated Start Date: 18-Aug-2024

Position Number: 01201464

Primary Campus
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus

FTE: 1.00

Reg/Temp: Regular

Advertised Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Employee Class: F-Faculty

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