Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing

Simpson College, a private, nationally recognized regional college grounded in the liberal arts tradition and affiliated with the United Methodist Church invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing.  The successful candidate will have an advanced degree in marketing, give evidence of scholarly potential and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Ph.D. preferred; individuals at the ABD stage will be considered.  Relevant business experience will also be considered.  Teaching responsibilities will include: Principles of Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Sales and Sales Management, Marketing Research and Sustainability. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to integrate marketing metrics and analytics in both Principles and upper-level courses.  Full-time teaching load requires six courses.

Simpson College encourages innovative teaching and seeks colleagues who will help its students of all ages develop critical intellectual skills, nurture values which foster personal worth and individuality for the purpose of living lives of leadership within a creative, diverse, and just community. The main campus in Indianola is located just 12 minutes from the capital city of Des Moines, Iowa.

The position will begin on or about August 20, 2013. Candidates for the position must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and a willingness to engage students in scholarship, research and/or creative work. Faculty members at Simpson College are expected to participate in faculty governance, student advising, new student recruitment and in other ways to demonstrate support for the mission of the institution. For more specific information about the position, please consult the Simpson College website at:

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on December 17, 2012.  Submit application letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:

Mark W. Juffernbruch, Chair
Department of Business Administration and Economics
Simpson College
701 North C Street
Indianola, IA 50125

It is the policy and practice of Simpson College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all. We specifically encourage applicants from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Posting Date: 11/2/12