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Tenure-Track Faculty: Assistant Professor, Marketing, Welch College of Business & Technology

Sacred Heart University

Job Description

As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing private doctoral institutions in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers nearly 90 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has a campus in Dingle, Ireland, and offers online programs. More than 10,000 students attend the University's nine colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Social Work; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education & Human Development; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N., & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change-in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 388 Colleges-2023 Edition, and Best Business Schools-2022 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theatre


Sacred Heart University's Jack Welch College of Business & Technology (WCBT) enrolls over 2,600 students and is focused on the integration of business and technology with a College of Business and a School of Computer Science and Engineering. WCBT is located on the West Campus and includes state-of-the-art labs, equipment, and studios to support research on AI, cybersecurity, data analytics, finance, machine learning, augmented and virtual reality, and e-game design.

WCBT is accredited by AACSB, NECHE, and ABET and offers certificate and degree programs including BS, MS, MBA, and DBA. Courses are offered during the day and evening, as well as Saturdays, and are delivered face-to-face, hybrid, and online


Job Description:

Sacred Heart University and the Department of Marketing in the Welch College of Business & Technology (WCBT) is pleased to announce the career opportunity for Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Marketing, for Fall 2023, pending final budgetary approval.

We seek candidates who are committed to excellence in both research and teaching, as well as engagement with students, colleagues, and professional communities. Successful applicants should engage in meaningful, high-quality research that demonstrates synergies with courses they teach as well as with the Welch College mission. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to experiential education and developing and delivering cutting-edge curricula which prepare students for marketing careers.

Experiential Education is the corner stone of learning in the Welch College. Our faculty facilitate relationships between students, faculty, alumni, and local and global businesses. The successful candidate will develop collaborative relationships with external communities for consulting projects, class projects, research projects, and other curricular activities.


Requirements:

The WCBT Department of Marketing has a strategic focus on transformative technologies in marketing. The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Marketing from an AACSB-accredited university and will have experience and/or interest in teaching Digital Marketing, Marketing Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and other areas related to the integration of Marketing and Technology. Interest and capability in developing relationships with local and/or global organizations is a plus. Qualified applicants must have defended their dissertation or have strong evidence that the dissertation will be successfully defended by August 2023.

Successful candidates will join a department with a collegial, supportive, and developmental culture. We value productive teamwork, insightful feedback, and open discussion. We aim to provide a constructive environment for enthusiastic scholars who enjoy working together to grow both personally and professionally.


Additional Information:

Statement of Personal & Organizational Responsibility for Inclusive Excellence

Inclusive Excellence is the recognition that our institution's success is dependent on how well we value, engage, and include the rich diversity of students, staff, faculty, administrators, alums, and surrounding community. It is a mastery of inclusion that fosters a consistent sense of belonging. Inclusive Excellence is aspirational and is the pillar that guides the mission, vision, and function of this unit.

To achieve Inclusive Excellence, our personal and organizational responsibilities are to:

  • Actively promote a collegial environment and consciously apply our mission and values to create a culture of inclusion and belonging; a safe space where all may thrive and succeed.
  • Participate in educational and developmental activities to increase awareness and competencies of issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; apply that understanding to guide your approach to all aspects of your job and the community as a whole.
  • Demonstrate that we are "Stronger Together" as described in the Office for Inclusive Excellence statements.


Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates are invited to apply via this portal with a complete submission including the following components: an application letter, current curriculum vita, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three referees. Applications will be accepted starting immediately and will continue on a rolling basis. Initial interviews will be via Zoom followed by on-campus interviews.

Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.

 

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