Department:Lundquist College of Business; Sports Product Management Rank:Professor, Clinical Annual Basis:9 Month
Review of Applications Begins July 24, 2017; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Submit your application online by uploading a letter of interest describing how you meet the required qualifications and professional competencies (and preferred qualifications if applicable), curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, evidence of teaching performance, and names and current contact information for at least three professional references.
Department Summary The Lundquist College of Business (LCB) is one of seven schools housing academic programs at the University of Oregon. The college works cooperatively with other UO Colleges and Schools to prepare students for a broad range of career paths. There are approximately 50 full-time faculty members, 45 instructors and adjuncts, 35 administrative positions, and 30 staff members.
The Master of Science in Sports Product Management (SPM) program produces graduates that are capable of managing product as a member of a product creation team (e.g. product development, product marketing, product merchandising, costing, materials, etc.) within the 800 plus sports product companies in Oregon and beyond. An SPM degree differs significantly from an MBA in that it has fewer finance and accounting courses, but a significant amount of product sustainability, innovation, consumer focused marketing design, and strategy courses.
The University of Oregon is committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seeks candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community.
Position Summary The Department of Marketing at the University of Oregon is seeking to fill a non-tenure-track position in Omni-Channel Retail, E-Commerce and Merchandising for its new Sports Product Management Program in Portland, Oregon. Located in the heart of Portland -- the home for more than 800 sport product companies -- this innovative program strives to be the worldwide leader in sports product education and research. Developed in close collaboration with industry leading companies, the program offers the first-of-its-kind Master of Science in Sports Product Management. Faculty and students have unparalleled access and engagement with a rich array of sport product companies in Portland and globally. Visit this link for a more in-depth introduction to this unique and exciting program http://spm.uoregon.edu/.
We are seeking an outstanding teacher with extensive ecommerce and/or sports product industry experience to expand our teaching in the omni-channel retail area. Responsibilities include teaching courses that cover multi-functional excellence within the product process and could include Go-To-Market, Product Launch, Merchandising, E-Commerce, etc. In addition, this teacher will supervise Year Two integrative team projects and serve as the Director of the SPM Product Merchandising Lab. Candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching and possess meaningful, forward-looking experience in the area(s) of sports product management and/or omni-channel retail.
This is a full-time, non-tenure track position in Ecommerce, Merchandising and Product Management.
Minimum Requirements Clinical Professor Level: Assistant to full based on experience and credentials • Master's degree in business administration or related field from AACSB accredited institution. • Demonstrated effective university-level teaching experience. • Three years of demonstrated successful experience in ecommerce, sports product industry and/or retail management/operations position(s).
Senior Instructor/Instructor Level: • Master’s degree in business administration or related field from AACSB accredited institution. • Demonstrated effective university-level teaching experience. For appointment at rank of senior instructor, six years of proven teaching experience required. • 3 years of demonstrated successful experience in sports product industry.
Professional Competencies Clinical Professor Level: Assistant to full based on experience and credentials • Ability to direct Sports Product Management Merchandising Lab • Ability to develop and lead industry and/or student workshops • Ability to network, build relationships with diverse constituencies (students, faculty, staff, administrators, donors, and business community) between Eugene and Portland. • Demonstrated ability to teach both theory and application at the graduate level • Ability and commitment to work effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds
Senior Instructor/Instructor Level: • Ability to effectively coordinate and supervise projects emanating from the Sports Product Innovation Lab. • Ability to develop and lead workshops in sports product/industry area • Demonstrated ability to teach both theory and application at the graduate level • Ability and commitment to work effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds
Preferred Qualifications Clinical Professor Level: Assistant to full based on experience and credentials • Ph.D. degree • Experience in teaching graduate-level courses • Previous demonstrated success in teaching a course within the product process.
Senior Instructor/Instructor Level: • Ph.D. degree • Experience in teaching graduate-level courses • Previous demonstrated success in teaching a course within the product process.
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