The Palumbo Donahue School of Business Administration at Duquesne University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Marketing, beginning Fall 2021. Applicants with interests in professional selling, digital marketing, and/or international marketing are especially welcome. Responsibilities include scholarship, service, and teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. New tenure-track faculty teach an initial base load of 5 classes per academic year.
We offer a collegial environment, competitive salaries, easy access to the vibrant Pittsburgh business community, and financial support for high-quality research and teaching. Specifically, the School offers a summer grant program (with priority given to junior faculty), ongoing funding for scholarship, plus research and teaching awards for our best faculty. We also subscribe to several research databases and offer research-active faculty graduate student support. There are currently 10 named faculty positions in the School, 5 of which are rotating faculty fellowships aimed at recently tenured associate professors.
School and Department
The AACSB-accredited Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has approximately 1500 undergraduate and graduate students. The Management and Marketing Department supports several degree programs, including the B.S.B.A (majors include international business, marketing, management, and entrepreneurship), the MBA (online, part-time and full-time), and the online M.S. in Management. The Department has 22 full-time faculty members including 6 tenured or tenure-track faculty focusing on marketing. Over the past 5 academic years, these faculty members have published in leading outlets such as Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, Journal of Consumer Behavior, Services Marketing Quarterly, and Journal of Retailing. The Department is also home to 4 active centers (i.e., in ethics, entrepreneurship, professional selling, and sustainable business innovation). For instance, the Center for Leadership in Professional Selling has a vibrant advisory council, corporate sponsorship program, and hosts the annual Steel City Sales Challenge while the Viragh Institute for Ethics in Business produces an annual research-oriented book series, Business and Society 360.
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: www.duq.edu. 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.
An earned Ph.D. in Marketing from an AACSB-accredited business school prior (ABDs will be considered, but the Ph.D. must be completed by the end of the first year).
Committed to teaching excellence
Demonstrably active and promising research agenda
A collegial and collaborative citizenship orientation
Willingness to contribute to program growth and development
Practitioner experience in the candidate's areas of primary or secondary interest
Experience with graduate teaching, online instruction, and/or executive education.
Interest in or experience with interdisciplinary scholarship
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals that enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC.
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our University and its Spiritan heritage by visiting our Mission Statement. Those invited to campus via Zoom meeting for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references via Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/84600. The letter of intent should include comments on the ability to teach in flexible environments, including online, hybrid, and in-person classroom settings. Applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent how their scholarship contributes to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community. Questions may be directed to Ryan Luchs at [email protected]. Review of candidates will begin on receipt of applications and continue until the position is filled.
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.
Duquesne University, a private, Catholic institution, prides itself on being mission-centered and mission-driven. Our employees contribute to our culture of academic excellence and our mission of serving God by serving students. In turn, they enjoy a supportive working environment that values individual talents, encourages teamwork and rewards accomplishments.
A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
Situated on a 50-acre campus within the city, Duquesne provides a small-town feel in an urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, as well as a safe and affordable lifestyle.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce. Our employees benefit from an array of campus resources that provide convenience and cost savings, including a variety of dining options, a full-ser...vice Starbucks, a retail bank and credit union, a fitness center and year-round wellness programs and onsite parking. Employees also may take advantage of the many educational, cultural and sporting events sponsored by the university.