Assistant Professor of Marketing
The Schroeder Family School of Business Administration (Schroeder School) at the University of Evansville (UE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Marketing at the assistant level, pending University approval, beginning January or August 2021. Salary and benefits are competitive with peer institutions, based on the market, educational attainment, and experience. Responsibilities include teaching nine credit hours per semester; research leading to refereed journal publications; and service at the school and/or university-level. The Schroeder School is an AACSB-accredited business school focused on high-quality student outcomes in a welcoming and responsive setting. The School’s mission is to “prepare undergraduate students in a liberal arts framework to become globally aware business professionals. We are distinctive in experiential learning, career support, and faculty scholarship in a balanced teacher-scholar environment.” We are currently ranked #4 among small, private business schools by U.S. News and World Report.
Applicants must have a terminal degree in Marketing from an AACSB accredited institution, or be in the ABD stage with expected completion of their doctoral studies within one year of start date. Primary teaching responsibilities will include digital marketing, as well as principles of marketing, consumer behavior, and marketing research. Other subjects in the candidate’s field of specialization, subject to university needs, will be considered. All teaching is at the undergraduate level. Strong preference will be given to candidates who can provide evidence of outstanding teaching.
Applications must be submitted electronically through the UE Employment Opportunities website https://www.evansville.edu/offices/hr/employmentApp.cfm.
Applicants must also submit the following items in one pdf file via email to Sherry Hawkins, Administrator to the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- a cover letter/letter of interest
- CV including up-to-date personal information (name, email, phone, etc.)
- research statement and sample
- teaching statement and teaching evaluation data
- a list of names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses for three (3) references
- unofficial transcripts
Review of applications will begin immediately. Preference will be given to qualified candidates who apply before September 14, 2020. Questions should be directed to Dr. Rob Montgomery (email@example.com), chair of the search committee.
The University of Evansville
Established in 1854, the University of Evansville, located in southwestern Indiana, has a rich history that spans more than 160 years. The University of Evansville has received national recognition for its dedication to international education; the program at Harlaxton College was ranked the #1 Study Abroad Program in the Nation by BestCollegeReviews.org. In addition, the University has been designated as an Ashoka Changemaker Campus, one of only 47 universities in the world that is dedicated to social responsibility.
The University of Evansville is consistently recognized for its value, quality, and student benefits in many top notch rankings. In 2020, U.S. News & World Report named the University as the #6 Best Midwest University and the #4 Best Business Program among small private universities. UE was named on the Best Colleges for your Money for 2019 by Money and one of the Best Value Private Colleges for 2019 by Kiplinger. This year, UE moved up 18 spots in The Wall Street Journal’s annual U.S. College rankings for student engagement and now sits at #16 in the nation.
Since its inception, the University has enjoyed a long-standing affiliation with The United Methodist Church, sharing with it a commitment to inclusiveness. Students savor a sense of belonging on campus and appreciate the significance of their personal and professional community.
UE’s 2,371 students from 44 states and 52 countries experience a distinctive curriculum built on exposure to great ideas, timeless themes, significant questions, and multiple perspectives to prepare them not only for their first jobs, but for their very best jobs. Faculty members, passionate about teaching, prepare students for success in whatever direction their lives take them.
The City of Evansville
The City of Evansville is the third largest city in the state of Indiana and is the largest city in Southern Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 117,429, and a metropolitan population of 314,280. It is the county seat of Vanderburgh County and the regional hub for the Illinois-Indiana-Kentucky Tri-State Area. Settled in 1812, the city is situated on a gentle horseshoe bend on the Ohio River and is often referred to as “River City.” Besides the University of Evansville, the City of Evansville is also home to the University of Southern Indiana (USI) and Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest. The Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation is home to public charter Signature School, the #1 High School in Indiana and #10 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.
A tourist destination, Evansville is home to Tropicana Evansville, the state’s first casino; Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden, one of the state’s oldest and largest zoos; and a thriving sports tourism industry. The broad economic base of the region has helped to build an economy that is known for its stability, diversity, and vitality. The University of Evansville contributes more than $70 million to the local economy and $143 million to the state economy. Major Evansville industries include manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, retailing, health care, and finance and business services. Corporate headquarters include Vectren Corporation, Old National Bancorp, Berry Global, OneMain, Shoe Carnival, Escalade, Atlas Van Lines, Koch Enterprises, Crescent/Cresline/Wabash Plastics, Traylor Bros., Anchor Industries, and Lochmueller Group. Major manufacturing operations in and around the city include AK Steel in Rockport, Alcoa in Newburgh, Toyota Motor Manufacturing and Mid-States Rubber in Princeton, Mead Johnson Nutrition in Evansville, Kimball International in Jasper, and SABIC Innovative Plastics in Mt. Vernon, Indiana.
The Victory Theatre is a vintage 1,950-seat venue that is home to the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. The theatre also hosts local dance and theatre companies, and touring productions. In addition, a wide variety of concerts, plays, and other special events are held at the 2,500-seat auditorium at the Old National Events Plaza in downtown Evansville. Larger concerts, sporting events, and special events are held at the 11,000-seat Ford Center in downtown Evansville, recently named the sixth best stop in the world among medium venues, according to “Venues Today.” The Evansville Otters independent league professional baseball team has played at historic Bosse Field in the Frontier League since 1995, and they were the Frontier League champions in 2006 and 2016. The Evansville Thunderbolts, a minor league ice hockey team and member of the Southern Professional Hockey League, have played at the Ford Center since 2016.
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