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Tenure-Track Position in Social Media Marketing and/or Digital Marketing

Last updated: October 5, 2020, 3:06 p.m.

Job title: Assistant Professor, Social Media Marketing and/or Digital Marketing
Position code: 20_T_MARK_M
Date posted: October 5, 2020
Application deadline: January 5, 2021
Advertised until: Position is filled

Position description

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. The appointment is intended to be at the rank of Assistant Professor, 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 Social Media Marketing and/or Digital Marketing. 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 (20_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 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.

Adaptive measures

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 or by phone at 514-848-2424, extension 4323.

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