Assistant Professor of Marketing

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
05 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Marketing is one of five departments in the College of Business. The Department currently has 12 full-time tenure-track faculty members and five special appointment faculty who specialize in instruction. The Department serves approximately 2,400 undergraduate business majors, of whom approximately 500 are marketing majors, as well as approximately 1,500 undergraduate students enrolled in the business minor, and about 1,000 MBA students.

The MBA includes three residential programs and an online option. Also, the CSU MBA program includes a new specialization in Marketing Data Analytics. The faculty is committed to excellence in teaching and research. The Department supports a behavioral research lab and a variety of other research initiatives. The Center for Marketing & Social Issues (which has the mission of advancing marketing’s societal contributions through research, education, and outreach) resides in the Department. The following links contain more information about the department and College.

Tenure/Tenure Track? Yes % Research 50 % Teaching 40 % Service 10 % Administration 0 Open Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/18/2018 Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 08/16/2019 Position End Date

Position Summary

College of Business at Colorado State University invites nominations and applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Marketing.

The anticipated start date is August, 2019. Salary will be competitive, based upon credentials and experience.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. (in marketing or a related field) or expect to complete their degree prior to the position’s start date. Successful candidates also must demonstrate potential for a) developing an impactful research program, b) publishing in top journals, and c) effectively teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Preferred candidates will contribute to the department’s teaching needs in digital marketing, marketing analytics, product development, marketing strategy, and/or selling/sales management.

Candidates are expected to have an expressed commitment to the mission and goals of the College and Department. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications should include: a) a cover letter indicating interest in the position at Colorado State University along with a description of the applicant’s ability to meet the required and preferred qualifications; b) a vita; and c) contact information for three references. Additional materials such as a sample research paper that supports the required and preferred qualifications are welcome and can be uploaded in the optional ‘Other’ slot. Inquiries will be treated confidentially. The search committee will notify candidates prior to contacting references.

Please note that application materials of finalist candidates will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Marketing.

Please direct inquiries to Chris Blocker, Search Committee Chair at

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Teaching and Advising Duty/Responsibility

  • Develop and deliver marketing courses to undergraduate and graduate students.

Percentage Of Time 40

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Conduct and Publish Research in Marketing Duty/Responsibility

  • Design, analyze, and publish theoretical, experimental, and empirical studies in premier and high quality, peer-reviewed journals.

Percentage Of Time 50

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Service to Department, College, University and Discipline Duty/Responsibility

  • Serve on committees at departmental, college, and university levels. Serve the discipline through activities such as committee membership on academic society committees and reviewing for journals and conferences.

Percentage Of Time 10