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Job Summary

The College of Engineering, Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan invites applicants for a part-time LEO Intermittent Lecturer position in Entrepreneurial Marketing for the Fall 2018 term.

 

Responsibilities*

During Fall 2018 teach ENTR 413.001: Entrepreneurial Marketing

The Entrepreneurial Marketing course presents a pragmatic approach related to: 1) the development of a market-based orientation for a start-up company; and 2) the creation of a marketing plan for a new venture. To accomplish these objectives, the course will examine general marketing terms, principles, and nature and dynamics of marketing decision making as well as the major marketing questions any new venture must consider and will present approaches to answer them.

During this course, students will be expected to apply the concepts presented in class in the analysis of cases, and to situations and problems presented in class. The topics introduced in this class include but are not limited to:

  • Introduction to Marketing Management, Consumers, and Segmentation
  • Describe a “growth mindset” and why it’s crucial for long term business success
  • Describe how “lean” and “agile” can be applied to marketing
  • Understand the importance of communication and leaving your “comfort zone” for entrepreneurs
  • Be able to explain key questions and considerations for building an effective marketing plan
  • Segmentation Targeting, Positioning, and Marketing Research
  • Product and Pricing
  • Customer Insights and High-Tech Channels
  • Channels, Collaborators and Plans
  • Pricing and Marketing Communications
  • Sales and Territory Management

The course is scheduled for 14 weeks during the Fall of 2018.

Required Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
  • Demonstrated expertise in marketing leadership, marketing campaigns for startups, program management, and the entrepreneurial process, from idea conception, technology development, and growing a team to fundraising.
  • Experience in instructing undergraduate students in a classroom environment.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Mission Statement

Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do.  Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/.

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering  component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment—can be found at: http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/about/diversity.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.