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University of Massachusetts Amherst Lecturer - Marketing in Amherst, Massachusetts

Lecturer - Marketing

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Work type: Faculty Full Time

Location: UMass Amherst



Categories: Faculty, Isenberg School of Management

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

About the Marketing Department and the Isenberg School of Management (ISOM)

The Marketing Department is currently the second largest major within the Isenberg School of Management with over 700 majors. The department offers a broad range of classes preparing students for careers in sales, retailing, advertising, market research, digital marketing, analytics, non-profit marketing, and sustainability/ organic industry, and incorporates a wide range of experiential learning opportunities into the curriculum. The faculty is comprised of award-winning teachers (e.g., ADVANCE Faculty Mentoring Award, Isenberg Digital Technology Award) and scholars (e.g., DMEF Robert B. Clarke Outstanding Educator Award, AMA/MSI/H. Paul Root Journal of Marketing Best Paper Award) with publications in a range of areas, such as public policy, privacy, electronic marketing, services, consumer behavior, and business-to-business.

The Isenberg School of Management offers a wide range of nationally-ranked undergraduate, masters, and PhD degree programs, such as undergraduate business (#22 among publics, #53 overall, Poets & Quants), full-time MBA (#27 among publics, #53 overall, US News & World Report), and online MBA (#2 in US, #5 globally, Financial Times).

Job Summary

The Department of Marketing in the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst ( seeking applications for a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer. The lecturer will be expected to teach our introductory undergraduate Fundamentals of Marketing class (200-500 students) as well as additional electives. In addition to teaching, the position requires service to the department as noted in the requirements below. The appointment is expected to begin September 1, 2024.


  • MBA or Masters in Marketing or a related field, (expected to be) earned by August 31, 2024.

  • Ideal candidates will have (1) meaningful industry experience in marketing; (2) teaching experience or evidence of expertise in teaching, especially for introductory marketing; (3) evidence of engagement with the business community and industry; (4) interest in, and ability to, develop programs to strengthen alumni and industry relationships and/or the student experience; and (5) the potential to make positive contributions to the Marketing Department, Isenberg School, and University communities.

Additional Information

Our increasingly diverse student body requires candidates who embrace inclusion, value achievement and integrity, and consistently engage collaboratively with our community. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a commitment to mentoring those who have been historically under-represented in marketing and business. We strive to help all constituents reach their full potential, creating best-in-practice operations in support of faculty scholarship, fostering excellence in student experiences inside and outside our department.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is invested in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus environment. Please see more information about our efforts

Application Instructions

Along with the application, please submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Teaching statement describing teaching philosophy, relevant experience, and undergraduate and graduate courses you could teach, and may develop

  • Statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, identifying past experiences and future goals; these contributions may result from lived experiences, scholarships, and/or mentoring, teaching and outreach activities

  • Contact information for three (3) professional references

The priority deadline for application isDecember 8, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career and degree.

Advertised: Oct 30 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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