Tenure-Track Positions in Marketing
Last updated: September 15, 2022, 1:17 p.m.
Job title: Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing
Position codes: 20_T_MARK_M and 21_T_MARK_O
Date posted: June 16, 2022
Application deadline: July 22, 2022
Posting updated: July 8, 2022
Advertised until: Positions are filled
The Department of Marketing at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business invites applications for three tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level with the starting date of August 2023. Exceptional candidates at the Associate level may also be considered. Duties include research, teaching and service to the institution.
Qualifications and assets
Candidates must have completed their PhD or be near completion at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are scholarly and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. The language of instruction at Concordia is English, but a working knowledge of French is an asset.
For the first position (20_T_MARK_M), the department will be considering candidates trained in quantitative research methods, such as empirical and/or analytical modeling techniques. They must demonstrate their ability to contribute to the field of marketing and the capacity to teach marketing courses. Candidates who wish to be considered for the position based on these considerations must indicate that they are applying for position code 20_T_MARK_M in their cover letter.
For the second and third positions (21_T_MARK_O), the department will be considering candidates trained in experimental, qualitative, and/or survey research methods. They must demonstrate their ability to contribute to the field of marketing and the capacity to teach marketing courses. Candidates who wish to be considered for the position based on these conditions must indicate that they are applying for position code 21_T_MARK_O in their cover letter.
How to apply
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 by July 22, 2022. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence in August 2023.
Applications should consist of:
- a cover letter that should include (but is not limited to):
- the position code that the candidate wants to be considered for (20_T_MARK_M or/and 21_T_MARK_O); candidates who wish to be considered for both position codes should indicate this clearly in their cover letter
- a summary of research accomplishments and interests, teaching experience and/or interests, and service/volunteer experience
- a brief statement of inclusion (as requested in the paragraph below)
- a detailed curriculum vitae
- a research statement
- a teaching statement
- three letters of reference (or if unavailable, a list of three referees and their contact information with the expectation that the letters of reference will be provided shortly)
- recent teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness
- sample(s) of research papers
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. 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 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
- committee work
- offering or organizing educational programming
- participation in training and workshops
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 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. Our faculty members publish their research in leading journals in marketing, such as the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of the 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.
Teaching is valued, and our faculty members demonstrate high standards of teaching excellence where rigor, 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 and graduate levels, 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.
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Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtià:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applications must include one of the following statements:
Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.