Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor - Marketing and Consumer Studies

College:Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Department:Marketing and Consumer Studies

Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD #18-55

Position Description:

The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies in the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics (SBE) at the University of Guelph invites applications from outstanding candidates with a commitment to student engagement and transformative pedagogy, scholarship that is making a difference in the world, and community engagement for one tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in consumer behavior and/or behavioral economics. Interest or experience in teaching e-commerce related courses will be a plus.

Applicants should have or be near completion of a Ph.D. in Marketing or in a related field. This position will be responsible for teaching (at the undergraduate and at the graduate levels), pursuing scholarly research, service, and. advising M.Sc. or Ph.D. students. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to high quality research in an inter-disciplinary and collaborative research environment.

The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies is part of the University’s Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics ( www.uoguelph.ca/business/) offers two Bachelor of Commerce majors, one in Marketing Management and one in Real Estate and Housing. At the graduate level, we offer a Ph.D. in Management with a concentration in Marketing, a Master of Science in Marketing and Consumer Studies, and a Graduate Diploma in Market Research. More information about the Department can be found at www.uoguelph.ca/mcs/

The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies is an integral part of the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics. Formed in 2006, and renamed in 2019, the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics is the youngest college at the University of Guelph, but delivers one of the largest undergraduate business programs in Ontario with over 4,000 students currently enrolled. Our School provides a learning environment that encourages critical reflection, personal growth, and promotes traditional and emerging themes in management and economics. We offer a wide range of specialized programs in business and economics across undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.

The University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with a total enrolment of about 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in Guelph, Ontario, the University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is dedicated to establishing a culturally diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning society. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues. Our overarching mission is to “improve life”.

To be complete, applications must include a curriculum vitae, a discussion of the applicant’s teaching interests and experience, and a discussion of his or her research interests and upcoming plans, as well as sample research papers. Short listed candidates for campus visits will be asked to arrange for three letters of reference.

The search committee will start screening applications from September 1, 2018. This position will be open until a suitable candidate is found.

Tirtha Dhar, Interim Chair
Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Tel: 1-519-824-4120 Ext. 56216, Fax: 1-519-823-1964
email: mcsappln@uoguelph.ca

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.