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Marketing, Associate/Assistant Professor

Minnesota State University, Mankato, College of Business, Department of Marketing and International Business

Job Title: Marketing, Associate/Assistant Professor
Reference Code: AA20014
Job Location: Mankato , MN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Business: marketing
Business: other
Application Closing Date: 02/15/2019
Date Posted: 2018-12-19
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Marketing, Associate/Assistant Professor
Minnesota State University, Mankato


The Department of Marketing and International Business in the College of Business at Minnesota State University, Mankato seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching professional selling, and some combination of integrated marketing communication, supply chain management and other marketing courses. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, contributing to student growth and development (e.g. involvement with student organizations, advising/mentoring), scholarly research or achievement, collaboration with business and industry partners and service to the department, college, university, and region.

A typical faculty workload responsibility may include up to twelve (12) credits per semester of instruction.

The successful candidate may need to teach in other areas as assigned and qualified.

May be expected to develop and deliver face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line instruction at the Mankato campus, online, and/or at the university's additional locations, as assigned.

The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in curriculum design, instruction and evaluation, conduct research productively and mentor students in research, help create innovative strategies for student recruitment, retention, and completion, and may be expected to develop external grant funding opportunities.

All faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly or creative activity or research, in continuing preparation and study, in contributing to student growth and development, and in providing service to the university and community (see Article 22 and Appendix G of the IFO Master Agreement).

Job Requirements


  • PhD, DBA or other terminal degree in marketing, business or related field. ABD (all but dissertation) candidates may be considered with degree conferred on an official transcript and received in Human Resources prior to August 17, 2020.
  • Master's degree in marketing, business or related field (conferred on an official transcript at the time of application) plus three years within the last five years of hiring full-time professional industry experience clearly linked to sales and marketing.


  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
  • Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.
  • PhD or DBA in marketing from an AACSB accredited business school.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and sustain an active research agenda within the marketing discipline.
  • Evidence of scholarly achievement, including peer reviewed publications within the marketing discipline.
  • Demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching in the marketing discipline (especially sales) both online and face-to-face.
  • Evidence of ability to use technology for teaching and training.
  • Evidence of the ability to initiate and maintain community and business partnerships.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach online.

Information and Application Process Instructions


The College of Business is an AACSB accredited business school with a vision to be the clear business school choice for real-world learning experiences. The Department of Marketing and International Business is one of four departments in the College of Business. The other three are Accounting and Business Law, Finance, and Management. Department of Marketing and International Business faculty have been leaders in developing and implementing curricular innovations including the award-winning United Prairie Bank Integrated Business Experience.

The Marketing program currently serves approximately 550 majors and 200 minors. The Marketing program has been the 5th largest four-year degree granting program on campus over the last five years. The program has also consistently been one of the top online credit generating programs at Minnesota State Mankato. In addition, Marketing faculty lead the annual study tours to New York City and to Belize. This position fills one of seven full-time faculty positions in the Marketing program. More information about the College of Business can be found at, with a direct link to the Marketing program at

University Demographics

Founded as a Normal School in 1868, Minnesota State University, Mankato is a regional comprehensive university with a tradition of combining big-ideas with real-working thinking to find solutions for pressing problems in the state, region, and global society. Mankato, Minnesota, is a community of nearly 53,000 people, about 85 miles southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Serving ~18,000 students annually, the University is an applied research institution, with >200 academic programs, from bachelor's through doctoral degrees. The University is a diverse and global campus with 18+% students of color and 1,300+ international students from 95 countries, cutting-edge information technology solutions, 3 additional locations, and extensive partnerships. With ~1,700 faculty and staff, the University has an annual budget of $216 million, and generates $781.5 million in economic impact per year. Minnesota State University, Mankato is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities.

Noteworthy facts include: specialized accreditation, certification, or recognition, by more than 24 accrediting bodies; designation as a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture, by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 2015; selection among the top 10% of American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU) institutions for the Re-imagining the First Year of College (RFY) project; and an Intercollegiate Athletics program that has ranked in the top 5 nationally within the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings for 7 of the last 10 years.

We seek to attract teaching and research-active, culturally and academically diverse faculty members, with a demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. Minnesota State University, Mankato, is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state, and nation.
Additional information about Minnesota State Mankato can be found at

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website, select the job title, and click the green "Apply" button at the top of the job posting page. A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae

  • Contact information for three(3) references
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) of candidate's relevant graduate degree(s)
  • Cover Letter
  • A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
  • Teaching Philosophy Statement (with teaching evaluations if available)

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:

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The Minnesota State University, Mankato Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for your review. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school's policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years' worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on-campus, or in other University affiliated locations. This report is available online at You may also request a paper copy from University Security at 507-389-2111, or by emailing

336 Wigley Administration Center
Mankato, MN 56001

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Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Office of Human Resources, 507-389-2015 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). This Vacancy Notice is available in alternative format upon request. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an affirmative action/equal opportunity University and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.

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Kevin Elliott
Minnesota State University
Morris Hall 261
Mankato , MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5404

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