Instructor/Assistant Professor in Marketing - Non-Tenure Track

Date posted: October 12, 2021
To apply:

The PALUMBO-DONAHUE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION at DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in Marketing, beginning Spring 2022. An applicant with an MBA or relevant master's degree would be appointed as an Instructor, while an applicant with a Ph.D. in Marketing or a related field would be appointed as an Assistant Professor of Practice. Responsibilities include a base teaching load of eight (4-4 load) three credit-hour classes per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as service to the department, school and/or university.

Applicants with corporate sales and/or marketing experience who are also passionate about teaching courses in marketing and professional selling are especially welcome and encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates who, through their teaching and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of Duquesne's academic community.

Support and Programs

The AACSB-accredited Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has approximately 1500 undergraduate and graduate students. We offer a collegial environment, competitive salaries, easy access to the vibrant Pittsburgh business community and support for high-quality teaching. The Management and Marketing Department supports several degree programs within the School, 2 including the B.S.B.A (majors include marketing, management, and entrepreneurship), the MBA (online, part-time and full-time) and the online M.S. in Management. The Department has 21 fulltime faculty members including 7 faculty focusing on sales and marketing. The School's strategic plan includes sustainability principles, business ethics and an entrepreneurial mindset as learning themes for all students. Marketing is the largest major in the School and includes three tracks for students to choose from (digital marketing/analytics, professional selling, and sports marketing).

Moreover, the Department is home to four centers of excellence, including the robust sales program housed in the Center for Leadership in Professional Selling. This Center hosts an annual competition, the Steel City Sales Challenge, that attracted competitors from 13 universities in 2020.

Duquesne is a comprehensive university with about 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information about the business school and university, see:
Required Attributes

  • Significant professional experience in sales and/or marketing roles
  • An MBA or relevant master's degree
  • Strong interest in and aptitude for undergraduate and graduate teaching
  • A collegial attitude and a track record of working collaboratively
  • Willingness to help grow and develop our sales and marketing programs

Desired Attributes

  • Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching in marketing/sales
  • Executive experience with responsibility for sales and/or marketing functions
  • An earned Ph.D. (or anticipated by August 2022) in marketing or a related field
  • Experience with online instruction and/or executive education
  • Duquesne alumnus/alumna

As a condition of employment, Duquesne University requires all new employees -full-time and part-time, including adjunct faculty-to get a COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of their vaccination upon commencement of employment.

New employees requesting a religious or documented medical exemption from the vaccine must complete and submit a Duquesne University exemption request form for review and approval. To receive the appropriate exemption request form, contact Employees with approved exemptions will be required to be tested on a regular basis.

Application Instructions

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as your teaching interests, a CV, a statement on teaching, your official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio. Screening of applicants will commence immediately. We will conduct preliminary interviews via videoconference and will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Applications received before November 1, 2021 will receive first consideration.

Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples.

Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students - through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation and the world." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.