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Assistant Professor or Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing
Beacom School of Business - USD in Vermillion, South Dakota
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Date Posted 10/08/2019
Graduate Business School -Faculty
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled


University of South Dakota

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Assistant Professor or Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing

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USD-School of Business

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The University of South Dakota’s Beacom School of Business is looking for a core team member in the field of marketing to contribute to the growth of our marketing major/specialization at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are seeking applications for tenure-track or visiting Assistant Professor in Marketing beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. The successful candidate is expected to bring a unique and innovative educational experience and mentoring to students in both the traditional and online environments. As such, there is opportunity for student engagement through mentoring student activities outside the classroom. The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes on the main campus in Vermillion, SD, online, or in Sioux Falls, SD, the School’s major off-campus site. The successful candidate will have an ability to interface across departments, engage in scholarly research and contribute to the School’s service expectations.

Required: A Ph.D. or D.B.A. in an appropriate field from an AACSB-International accredited business school is required, although ABDs will be considered. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability or potential to contribute to the scholarship of marketing.

Other requirements are experience working or potential to work with classroom technology, record of or potential for scholarly activity in the marketing field, proficiency in oral and written communication, and dedication to engagement, service and the public good. Candidates with experience working with diverse student, staff, and faculty are preferred.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference may be given to applicants who have practical business experience in the marketing field. Candidates with experience and expertise in one or more of the teaching fields in marketing and experience working with diverse student, staff, and faculty are preferred.

Duties: Duties include a teaching load consisting of undergraduate and graduate courses in both the traditional and online environments, engaging in scholarly activity, and service for the Department, profession, and broader community. Service for the Department includes mentoring students interested in marketing, working with student organizations, and assisting with Beacom School of Business events.

All candidates for this position MUST apply online at For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671. Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application, (2) vita, (3) college transcripts (copies accepted) showing highest degree earned, (4) writing sample, and (5) contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers).

Candidates will be evaluated on their track record of marketing activities, teaching ability, and scholarship.

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Open Until Filled


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Advertised Salary

Commensurate with qualifications

Duration of the Term

9 months

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Tenure Track

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Assistant Professor

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Scope of Search

External (includes Internal)

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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive; liberal arts based state institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the Beacom School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Education, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Beacom School of Business is the leading business school in South Dakota and the region offering students a quality business education that goes beyond expectations. Our programs are fully accredited by AACSB International and nationally ranked by Princeton Review, US News and World Report, and others. Our alumni have become global leaders in such fields as accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, business analytics and health services administration. The school offers multiple undergraduate majors in both Vermillion and Sioux Falls, including innovation and entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, accounting, management, human resources, health services administration, business administration, business analytics, and economics, as well as Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy, and Master of Science in Business Analytics degrees in Vermillion as well as online. Excellence in teaching is our expectation, both in the classroom and in mentoring and advising students outside of class. We deliver an innovative curriculum using the newest instructional methods. The Entrepreneurship, Management, and Marketing Department expects strong faculty and student involvement outside the classroom including engagement with student organizations and the Marketing Advisory Board.

The Beacom School of Business boasts:
- accreditation by AACSB International, placing Beacom School of Business among 5% of business schools similarly accredited worldwide
- an online MBA program ranked #19 in the “Top 25” programs by The Princeton Review
- an online MPA program ranked 1st in the nation by OnlineU based on CPA pass rate and affordability
- more than $400,000 in scholarships to business students awarded each year
- strong corporate relationships providing excellent career opportunities for our graduates 
- a 2018 placement rate of 98% for all graduates within 6 months
- ongoing collaboration between our MBA students and SD School of Mines and Technology on technology innovation and commercialization efforts

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Affirmative Action Statement

The University of South Dakota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students.

Diversity Statement

Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671.

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