Assistant/Associate Professor Marketing

Assistant/Associate Professor Marketing

Angola, Indiana



Trine University invites applications for a full-time assistant/associate professor faculty position in the Ketner School of Business beginning Fall 2024 with primary teaching responsibilities in marketing.

Duties and Responsibilities

Trine University is a teaching-focused institution. A standard teaching load for faculty is 12 credit hours per semester. Faculty are expected to spend 80% of their time on teaching, 10% on scholarship, and 10% on University Service. Trine does not offer tenure. High quality teaching is Trine University’s first priority; however, faculty members are also expected to engage in professional development activities, develop/maintain appropriate professional contacts, and serve as an academic advisor for students. Service, in the form of committee work, advising student organizations, etc. is highly valued.

The ideal candidate will have a background in professional sales, marketing analytics, or marketing and media management, but exceptionally qualified applicants with other areas of experience and expertise may be considered.

The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate courses such as Integrated Marketing Communications, Commerce & Consumer Behavior, Professional Selling, Sales Management, Marketing Strategy, Marketing Research, Digital Advertising, and successfully direct and supervise internships. Other responsibilities will include playing an active role in recruiting and retention efforts and participating in Trine Sales and Marketing Association activities. Duties will begin August 2024.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated education or experience that would support the teaching of specified marketing or business classes;
  • A demonstrated record of excellence and innovation in teaching;
  • A commitment to service as a faculty advisor, student organization advisor, and active member of an undergraduate teaching team;
  • A strong network in the sales and marketing industry and business connections;
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in a sales and/or marketing role;
  • A strong understanding of and commitment to the Trine culture and to the Angola community. Candidates will be committed to working full-time at Trine and serving students and the university in a variety of ways.

Required Education

A terminal degree in Marketing or closely related discipline is preferred; Minimum qualification for the position is a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or closely related discipline. Candidates with at least a master’s degree and extensive experience in marketing will be strongly considered.


Rank and salary will be based on qualifications.  

Outstanding Benefits:

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:

  • Health - medical, dental, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life insurance - a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1 ½ times annual salary
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement - after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Are you ready to join Trine?


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.