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The Harold Walter Siebens School of Business at Buena Vista University seeks a dynamic teacher who is committed to excellence in undergraduate Business education. Teaching opportunities include both on-campus and on-line courses.  The position is a nine-month, tenure-track or a multi-year contract position, contingent on candidate’s credentials.  The start date is August 2017.

The successful candidate will join a group of progressive business faculty members who have implemented a state-of-the-art curriculum that emphasizes the practice of business. The Siebens School is committed to transforming students into exemplary business leaders and entrepreneurs by immersing them in a challenging business environment through course work, simulations, workshops and internships.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of introductory and advanced undergraduate courses including Marketing, Marketing Research, Sales, Consumer Behavior and Business Strategy, and be adept at relating course content to the state of practice in Business. The ideal candidate will have expertise in marketing and academic or professional experience. The position requires strong teaching skills, advising and mentoring of undergraduate students, and service to the institution.

Desired Qualifications

  • Doctoral or Master’s degree in marketing, business administration, or related business field. Strong preference will be given to candidates with Doctoral credentials.
  • Professional experience in marketing and strategy is highly preferred.
  • Desire to teach, advise, and build relationships with students.
  • Ability to teach a variety of courses in marketing and business strategy.

Buena Vista University

Buena Vista University’s main 60-acre campus is situated on the shores of beautiful Storm Lake, a 3,200-acre natural lake located in northwest Iowa. One of Iowa's premier vacation spots, it hosts an array of retail shopping, dining, and professional services, and a vibrant arts and multicultural environment. Storm Lake has an active and energetic business community, with a healthy mixture ranging from small businesses to multinational food processing and agribusinesses. Most important, Storm Lake residents enjoy a relatively low cost of living and a high quality of life.

Please submit letter of application, graduate school transcripts (photocopies acceptable but official copies required for appointment), teaching evaluation summaries, teaching philosophy statement, and current vita with the names of 4-6 references (including title, address, e-mail address and telephone number) to Dean of Faculty at Buena Vista University, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588 or e-mail   Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

A background check will be conducted on the final candidate.  Buena Vista University is an EOE/ADA/Smoke-Free Employer, and especially welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to any aspect of the university’s diversity. This position is not eligible for an employer-sponsored visa; and, all applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. 

Buena Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer.