Department of Marketing and Advertising Chair Position for Fall 2015

The Department of Marketing and Advertising at University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) invites qualified individuals to apply for the Department Chair position to begin in Fall 2015 (pending funding). Empty Executive Chair Behind DeskThe ideal candidate will have a doctorate degree in Marketing, research and teaching interests in sales, and the desire to develop mutually beneficial relationships with faculty, administration, and the community. Primary job responsibilities involve further developing the Departmentā€™s teaching and research impact and further developing the Center for Professional Selling, which was established in 2007. Salary is competitive.

The Department thrives on its collegial atmosphere and dedication to students. The Department faculty have won numerous awards for their teaching, research and service. The Department offers a Marketing major with emphases in Advertising, Professional Selling, and General Marketing.

The College offers AACSB accredited programs at the undergraduate, MS, and MBA levels. Located in the state-of-the-art Reynolds Business Center, the College of Business also houses the stateā€™s lead center of the Arkansas Small Business Development Center and the Institute for Economic Advancement.

Located in the state capital, UALR and the College of Business are in the center of the stateā€™s business, government, healthcare, and nonprofit activities. The area has a mild climate with nearby mountains, lakes, and streams, offering ample outdoor recreational opportunities. The city is culturally rich, with numerous museums, cultural activities, sports organizations, fine dining, and other attractions.

Individuals who wish to be considered should submit the following: (1) curriculum vitae; (2) letter of application; (3) names and contact information of three references Individuals who wish to be considered should submit the following: (1) curriculum vitae; (2) letter of application; (3) names and contact information of three references. Electronic submissions are accepted at marketing-dept@ualr.edu.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States. This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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