Instructor, Marketing Department

Florida Atlantic University in Florida

Date Posted August 4, 2017
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Instructor, Marketing Department

College of Business

Florida Atlantic University (FAU)


The Department of Marketing in the College of Business at Florida Atlantic University seeks a full-time Instructor of Marketing. This is a non-tenure-track, nine-month position with a start date of August 2018.


Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach a variety of marketing classes at either the undergraduate or graduate level depending on the candidate’s qualifications (possible examples include: Introduction to Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Promotional Management, Retail Management, etc.). Instructors normally teach a 4-4 course load (four courses in the fall, four courses in the spring) including some limited service duties.


Additional summer teaching may be available pending department needs and budget approval; but, these assignments are not guaranteed.


Minimum Academic Qualifications: Master's degree or higher degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or closely related field from an AACSB-accredited university. The degree must be conferred by the effective date of employment.


Applicants must possess a minimum of 4 semesters of previous marketing teaching experience at an undergraduate or graduate program that is AACSB-accredited.


Preferred Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include, but are not limited to:


  • A doctoral degree in marketing or a related field (with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in marketing coursework) from an AACSB-accredited university
  • Evidence of excellent teaching at the undergraduate level at an AACSB-accredited university
  • A combination of teaching experience both via eLearning (online/distance) and face-to-face methods
  • Knowledge of the Canvas Learning Management Software (LMS)
  • Ability to teach multiple course preparations in areas such as digital/social media marketing, data analytics, marketing research, retail management, international marketing, consumer behavior, marketing strategy, and/or advertising/promotion.
  • Relevant industry experience in a professional marketing role.


Application Procedure: Complete application packets must include a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcript(s), names and contact information for at least three references, documentation of teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Complete applications must be submitted electronically by December 1, 2017.


A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position.


All applicants must complete the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application available on-line through the Office of Human Resources: and apply for the currently posted position.


Transcripts for faculty positions must be an official copy scanned into an electronic format and attached to the application. Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to the application. An unofficial transcript may be used during the hiring process to assure that the prospective faculty member may be credentialed for the courses they are expected to teach. An official transcript sent directly from the institution is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of class.


Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted starting immediately. The position is open until JUNE 1ST, 2018.


General University Information: Established in 1961, Florida Atlantic University is part of the state university system of Florida and is a Carnegie-classified “higher research activity” doctoral-granting institution. A public research university with more than 30,000 students, it features one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation. The position is based on the main campus in Boca Raton, Florida, a vibrant community in South Florida located about a mile from the Atlantic Ocean, with a strong business community that is actively engaged with the campus and students.


The FAU College of Business is one of the largest AACSB-accredited colleges of business in the United States with more than 8,500 students. The college offers degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (including Ph.D.) as well as many online, executive, and certificate programs. The College of Business was named one of the 2011 “Best Business Schools” by The Princeton Review as well as one of America’s “Top 50 Business Schools for Entrepreneurs” and “Top 25 Online Business Programs” by U.S. News and World Report. The FAU Sports Management MBA is ranked in the “Top 10 Worldwide” by SportBusiness International. For more information about the FAU College of Business, please visit


Marketing Department Information:


For more information and to apply, visit and go to Apply Now (#990423).


Equal Opportunity: Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.


FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.


For Further Information: For questions or additional information about this position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Peter Ricci, at or the Department of Marketing Chair, Dr. Cheryl Burke Jarvis, at




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