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Lecturer of Marketing (2 positions)

Metropolitan State University of Denver
United States, Colorado, Denver
April 11, 2024

Position Summary

The College of Business at Metropolitan State University of Denver invites applicants for two full-time non-tenure track positions in our Department of Marketing to begin fall 2024. These positions are for one academic year with a possibility for reappointment subject to performance, the needs of the department, and funding availability. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

The university's College of Business houses six academic departments: Accounting, Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics, Economics, Finance, Management, and Marketing. The is to engage a diverse student population with an inclusive educational experience to become successful business professionals. For more information on the College, please visit: .

MSU Denver enrolls over 17,000 students, where nearly 60% are first generation and over 55% are students of color. Located in downtown Denver, we are a designated (HSI), an INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity () Award winner for 10 consecutive years, and the only certified institution in Colorado. As the third largest institution of higher education in Colorado and the only institution with an open access mission, MSU Denver is a model university for today's college students. The University serves the most diverse undergraduate student population in the state, as well as the most first-generation students and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students.


As a teaching institution with small class sizes, MSU Denver emphasizes innovative, contemporary instruction and a nurturing and transforming educational experience. We are seeking candidates who illustrate (1) dedication to inclusive excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising, (2) the ability to maintain professional or scholarly credentials in the business field, (3) the ability to work closely with other marketing faculty to plan and participate in department activities and events, and (4) a willingness to engage in service at the Department, College, University, and community levels.

The successful candidate will illustrate the ability to teach a range of business classes including: Introduction to Business, Business Communication, as well as a range of marketing classes including Principles of Marketing. The teaching load is 12 credit hours (4 courses) per semester.

Required Qualifications

Faculty members will have the responsibility of maintaining their professional or scholarly credentials. The minimum credentials for professional experience includes:

  • Completion of at least a Master's degree in the field in which a faculty member is assigned to teach.
  • Professional experience that is current at the time of hire and that has been substantial in terms of duration and level of responsibility and clearly links to the field in which the faculty member is expected to teach. Normally to be considered substantial in duration and of a significant level of responsibility, the professional work experience shall have occurred over a period no less than ten consecutive years and has resulted in accomplishing increased levels of responsibility such that at a minimum the experience has included supervisory experiences.
  • If the Master's degree is outside the field in which the faculty member is assigned to teach, there is an increased expectation for substantial professional work experience in the discipline.

For the College of Business Faculty Qualifications policy criteria, please visit:

Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence of quality teaching
  • Demonstrated experience in the recruitment and/or retention of underserved students, including students of color

Salary for Announcement

The salary range for this position is $90,000 - $100,000 at Lecturer level. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, education, experience, specialty and training.

MSU Denver offers excellent benefits that include medical, dental, retirement, tuition benefit, free RTD pass, and more. For a brief overview of these options, please visit our Benefits section.

Instructions to Apply

Complete applications received by February 21, 2024 at 11:59 PMMSTwill receive full consideration, however applications will be accepted after this date until the position is lled. Interested applicants must apply online at MSU Denver's career site, and search for JR101947.

For an application to be considered complete, the following documents must be included:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of application
  • Teaching philosophy
  • References. Prepare a list of three professional references and their contact information.

**Applicants will notice on the application portal there is one location (the resume/cover letter submission field) to upload all required materials. Multiple documents can be submitted into this one field; alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF and upload. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit your application.

Internal applicants must apply through their MSU Denver Workday Home page, searching 'Find Jobs'.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Posting RepresentativeTanya Rogowsky Posting Representative Emailtrogowsk@msudenver.edu Benefits

MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at .

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 58% first generation students and over 50% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.