Due to significant enrollment growth in the college, the Department of Management, Marketing and Business Administration (MMBA) at the University of Houston-Downtown is seeking applicants for multiple tenure track positions in Marketing with a focus in sales or sales management to begin spring 2017 or fall 2017. Applicants with significant university teaching and publication records may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor.
The MMBA Department includes the following majors: General Business, Insurance and Risk Management, Management, Marketing and Supply Chain Management. The MMBA Department is housed in the College of Business, which is accredited by AACSB and enrolls approximately 2,300 undergraduate and over 1,000 graduate students. The College's new MBA program has received significant interest from the business community, and has achieved incredible growth. As a result, the college needs additional faculty to support its concentration in sales management.
The candidate is expected to teach courses in marketing courses in either the undergraduate or graduate programs. These courses may be offered day, evenings, and weekends as needed to serve the students in face-to-face, online, hybrid formats, and at other campuses.
In this position, the professor will help the Dean of the College of Business to engage and interact with managers in the Houston business community in order to ensure resulting management course competencies parallel with industry needs. A successful candidate will be expected to further work with industry to facilitate placement of College of Business graduates.
- Applicants possessing a PhD or DBA in Marketing from an AACSB accredited business school are strongly preferred. ABDs from an AACSB accredited business school are encouraged to apply, but would be expected to complete their degrees within one year from the beginning of their appointment. Applicants possessing a PhD or DBA from a non-AACSB school and who have significant experience in salesforce management may be considered.
- Prior work experience in sales, and salesforce management
Candidates should provide evidence of excellence, or potential for excellence in teaching and research. We encourage a pedagogical approach to teaching that emphasizes practical applications. Applicants should exhibit a strong commitment to scholarly research in their discipline and a willingness to work with others in promoting the advancement of the university.