Assistant Professor

Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA (30+ days ago)4.2

Position Summary and Qualifications
Mission or Goal of Unit
The Department of Marketing in the School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) offers an undergraduate major in Marketing with concentrations in product and brand management, integrated marketing communication, personal selling and business marketing, and general marketing. The Department also offers a Master of Science degree in Global Marketing Management. Additionally, Marketing faculty teach in the MBA, Executive MBA, and online MBA. They also have the opportunity to be involved in the Ph.D. in Business program. The Department has 12 full-time faculty who are active researchers and engaged teachers. Marketing faculty have publications in a wide selection of leading journals including the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Product Innovation Management, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, Journal of Service Research, Journal of Advertising, and Industrial Marketing Management. More details about the department’s faculty, programs, and philosophy of scholarship are available on the department’s website (

Virginia Commonwealth University is a diverse, urban, premier public research university with an enrollment of over 32,000+ students. The School of Business is AACSB-accredited and has an enrollment of about 4,000 students. University and School leadership is firmly committed to a future that involves research excellence, scholarship, and creative expression. Richmond, Virginia’s capital, is headquarters for six Fortune 500 firms and is consistently ranked among the “Best Places to Live and Work in America” in several national publications (; Richmond Times-Dispatch).

Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal
The Department of Marketing at Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, Virginia, invites applicants for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Marketing position, to start in August 2019. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record or the potential for publishing in top-tier and leading specialized marketing journals, expertise or capability and willingness to teach marketing analytics at the undergraduate and graduate level, and excellent interpersonal competence and communication skills in written and spoken English. This position is designed to support the VCU School of Business strategic plan that focuses on impactful research, experiential learning, problem-solving curricula, and fostering a creative culture.

Position Responsibilities
We are open to candidates with research interests in any area of marketing. However, applicants must provide evidence of significant research potential and have a breadth of strong research methods skills. The position offers a 2/2 teaching load, a competitive salary, and an attractive benefits package. This position will assist current faculty with the implementation of a new undergraduate course in marketing analytics and continued offering of marketing analytics courses at the graduate level.

Required Qualifications
Applicants must possess or be a candidate for a PhD in Marketing, or in Business Administration with Marketing as a major or primary concentration. ABD applicants should be on track to complete their doctoral dissertation by August 2019.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates with an interest or experience in undergraduate/graduate teaching of marketing analytics courses, with additional interest or experience in teaching digital and integrated marketing communications. Additionally, strong candidates will have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or will have a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.