Tenure-Track Position in Marketing Analytics, Big Data, and/or Artificial Intelligence
Last updated: October 5, 2020, 2:30 p.m.
Job title: Assistant Professor, Marketing Analytics, Big Data, and/or Artificial Intelligence
Position code: 19_T_MARK_M
Date posted: October 5, 2020
Application deadline: January 5, 2021
Advertised until: Position is filled
The Department of Marketing at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with the starting date of August 2021, but exceptional candidates at the Associate level may also be considered.
Qualifications and assets
Applicants should have a PhD in hand or near completion, a strong commitment to teaching excellence, and a research profile that demonstrates strong research potential and the ability to publish in top-tier journals. Qualified candidates in all areas of marketing and using any methodological approach are encouraged to apply. However, preference will be given to candidates with a teaching and research interest in Marketing Analytics, Big Data, and/or Artificial Intelligence. Applicants should ideally be both passionate and knowledgeable in this specialization.
Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. Commensurate with their rank, candidates will be assessed on their demonstrated potential to attract diverse students and collaborators to Concordia University, conduct internationally recognized research, secure research funds, as well as teach and drive curricular development within their respective area.
How to apply
Applications should consist of:
- a cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code (19_T_MARK_M)
- a detailed curriculum vitae
- a statement of research
- a statement of teaching
- the names and contact information of three referees
- recent teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness
- sample(s) of research papers
Applications must be submitted electronically to Dr. Darlene Walsh, Chair, Department of Marketing, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University at TTHiring.email@example.com. Electronic applications should be submitted by January 5, 2021 but will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence in August 2021.
Concordia strives to be an inclusive institution that is welcoming of diverse backgrounds and experiences in order to improve learning, advance research, inspire creativity, and drive productivity. We define diversity broadly to include both ethnic and socio-cultural background and diversity of perspectives, ideologies and traditions.
As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next-Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their background, as well as lived and professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to conduct innovative research and to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.
These ongoing or anticipated examples can include but are not limited to:
- teaching about underrepresented populations
- mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds
- conducting research with underrepresented and/or underserved communities
- committee work
- offering or organizing educational programming
- participation in training and workshops
Concordia University recognizes the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research and will take them into careful consideration in assessing applications and throughout the selection process.
All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.
Applicants who anticipate requiring adaptive measures throughout any stage of the recruitment process may contact, in confidence, Nadia Hardy, Interim Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, Faculty Development and Inclusion at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 514-848-2424, extension 4323.
The Department of Marketing, which strongly encourages and values research, is composed of 19 tenured or tenure-track faculty. Our faculty research interests cover a wide variety of methodological and substantive domains, such as pricing, branding, retailing, corporate social responsibility, market shaping, sensory marketing and marketing communications. Research conducted by faculty members in the Department is frequently published in many of marketing’s top journals, including Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Consumer Psychology, and Journal of Retailing. Our faculty members actively fund their research through external funding agencies, including FQRSC and SSHRC, and participate in editorial review boards of top-tier journals and review boards of granting agencies.
The Department also places great value on education, and faculty members demonstrate high standards of teaching excellence where rigour, experiential learning, and a balanced blend of theory and application are incorporated in course material and delivery. They are committed to providing students with a rich, engaging, relevant, and current learning experience that will help them succeed in the program and their future professional endeavors. There are numerous teaching opportunities at the undergraduate level and graduate level, including MBA, MSc, and PhD programs.
Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business is one of the leading business schools in the country and one of the largest in the world, with a total student population of over 9,000. Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, the AACSB-accredited school offers programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The school’s internationally renowned faculty members are constantly pushing the boundaries of business research and many of them have been recognized for their exceptional teaching and scholarship. The school’s vision is to be one of the world’s most relevant, responsible and respected business schools. With a mission to provide an engaging learning and research environment that empowers its community to achieve its greatest potential for the betterment of business and society, the John Molson School of Business works tirelessly to provide a constantly evolving curriculum that reflects current business trends and climates.
For more information on the John Molson School of Business, please visit: www.concordia.ca/jmsb.