Associate Professor in Marketing

Southampton, United Kingdom
£51,799 to £65,107 per annum
20 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
17 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Digital & Data Driven Marketing

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £51,799 to £65,107 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 17 October 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1356421TR-2R

Southampton Business School 

Department of Digital and Data Driven Marketing 

Southampton Business School has an ambitious quality driven strategy, which will see us strengthen our position as a world-class Business School in research, education and enterprise. As an AMBA and AACSB accredited Business School we are seeking to recruit a number of outstanding individuals for key research and teaching positions in a number of disciplines as outlined below to play a crucial role in the School achieving its vision. 

As part of a world-renowned Top 100 QS ranked Russell Group University with a global reputation for academic excellence, we offer a stimulating, challenging and dynamic working environment for all our staff. The Business School is a strong part of the University with successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, a large PhD portfolio as well as an MBA and DBA.  

The Digital and Data Driven Marketing Department at Southampton consistently ranks as one of the top marketing departments in the UK according to the Complete University Guide. Comprising of 17 academics, our teaching and research interests include digital marketing, marketing strategy, consumer behaviour, brand management, luxury marketing, services marketing, entrepreneurship, and marketing analytics. The department members have published their research in the top-tier journals including: Journal of Retailing, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of World Business, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Business Research, and Industrial Marketing Management among others. The department has a thriving undergraduate and postgraduate portfolio, which is built on the research strengths and focus of department staff.  

We are looking for candidates with a passion for marketing and particularly welcome applications from candidates with an emerging or established profile in the areas of marketing analytics, applied digital marketing, and advertising and promotions to join our thriving community. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with a strong quantitative background. 

You will have a PhD (or equivalent degree/professional qualifications and experience) as well as a well-established academic reputation in your specialist discipline, demonstrated by a significant record of high quality published research at a minimum ABS3*level (or equivalent standing). Visible, engaged and collegiate, you will have extensive experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and be passionate about developing and disseminating successful learning techniques, as well as a track record in securing research funding.   

For applicants interested in a Part Time role, please note: This role is unlikely to support a Certificate of Sponsorship with a part time salary amount (a Certificate of Sponsorship is required to obtain a Skilled Worker visa to work in the UK). 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Paurav Shukla, Professor of Marketing +44 (0)23 8059 8592or email:   

We currently have a number of other vacancies available within the Business School at the University of Southampton. Please visit our central Business School Recruitment page to see a list of other available vacancies 

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Kate Pounds (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5456 or email  Please quote reference 1356421TR-2R on all correspondence.