Assistant Professor (Multiple Openings) - Marketing - 18567

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The Department of Marketing in the College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has TWO tenure-track Assistant Professor level openings beginning August 2023. Candidates with experience may be hired with tenure and the rank of Associate or Full Professor. These are full-time positions with responsibilities for teaching face-to-face and online undergraduate and graduate courses in marketing and service to the university and community. Research expertise should complement existing faculty expertise. Promotion will be based on a balanced commitment to teaching, research and service. Opportunities for reduced teaching load, summer support, research incentives, online teaching (additional incentive money) and travel support exist; grant writing will also be rewarded.




Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. or other terminal degree from an AACSB accredited institution or its equivalent in marketing is required. ABD candidates may apply but must have their degree completed by the contract start date in August 2023; if not, they will be hired on a one-year contract with the understanding that their degree will be completed before January 2024 in advance of their first scheduled review.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·     Demonstrated commitment to teaching with an emphasis on promoting the success of undergraduate and graduate students, clear evidence of scholarly potential, commitment to working with diverse populations and serving as an active member of the university community. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation and experience.

·     Willingness to work with student organizations.

·     Ability to teach online courses.

·     Ability to teach doctoral courses.

·     Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.


·     Teach undergraduate and MBA/MS courses in marketing, and potentially doctoral-level courses, and should have the ability and desire to teach some combination of the following courses: marketing strategy, brand management, digital marketing, artificial intelligence, sales, B2b marketing.   

·     The successful candidates must have experience or a willingness in serving as a faculty advisor to student organizations.

·     Research expectations include peer-reviewed journal articles, case studies, books (book chapters), and other intellectual contributions defined in the CoBE Faculty Handbook.



The Department of Marketing (https://www.uww.edu/cobe/departments/department-of-marketing) is one of the seven departments in the College of Business and Economics (http://www.uww.edu/cobe). There are 15 full-time faculty and staff members supporting approximately 750 undergraduate majors, minors and certificates with emphases in sales, digital marketing, and sports and experiential marketing. The Department of Marketing also serves approximately 100 graduate-level students with an MBA marketing emphasis or as part of our newly launched MS in Marketing Program.  Five faculty also teach in the Doctor of Business Program.  The Department also hosts the internationally-recognized UW-Institute for Sales Excellence.  The collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association has held or shared the AMA International Chapter of the Year for 11 consecutive years.  The College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is the largest AACSB-accredited business school in the state of Wisconsin. The College enrolls approximately 3,500 business undergraduate students and offers 15 majors and 26 emphases. Nearly 1,100 graduate students are enrolled in a breadth of online and on-campus programs, including the Masters of Business Administration (with 12 unique emphases, including Marketing), Master of Science in Marketing, Master of Science in Cybersecurity, Master of Science in Data Analytics, Master of Science in Environmental Health and Safety, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Science in Education in School Business Management, Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology, and the Doctorate of Business Administration.




Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.


The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.


UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.



The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System (https://www.wisconsin.edu).

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/asfr. If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.



Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting salary commensurate with the candidate’s education, related experience, and qualifications.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure.



Applications received by Friday, August 26, 2022 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or hrstudent@uww.edu.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Andrew Dahl





Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:

  • Cover letter/letter of interest
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Names and contact information for three professional references (letters of recommendation may be solicited at a later time)
  • Copies of unofficial graduate transcripts (Official transcripts will be required if offered the position)

This Job ID is 18567.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application on line due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at 262/472-1024 or hrstudent@uww.edu.

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