Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor in Marketing and Consumer Studies (Law), 2-year Contractually-Limited

College: Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Department: Marketing and Consumer Studies

Date Posted: January 21, 2022
Deadline: April 15, 2022
Please reference AD #22-06

Position Description:

The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph invites applications from outstanding candidates for a two-year contractually-limited position at the Assistant Professor level.

The successful candidate should have a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from a recognized program in Canada. Candidate with a license to practice law in any Canadian provinces will be preferred. A Master’s in Marketing or in a related field will be beneficial. This position will be responsible for teaching courses related business law, public policies, and business communications. The candidate will also provide support in advising students, promote graduate and undergraduate programs to potential students, engage alumni and build networks with external stakeholders for the department. Interest or experience in teaching digital marketing and related courses will be a plus.

We are seeking a candidate who has a proven track record of engaging and nurturing students for active learning. To manage student advising and alumni engagement, the candidate also needs to be compassionate and empathic. The candidate should also have a proven track record of conducting research to prepare a report for the department using primary and secondary data on our students, alumni and external stakeholders.

The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies is located in the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics. We offer 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.

The University of Guelph is the third largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

Assessment of applications will begin on April 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching interests and philosophy, as well as relevant experience. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

Dr. Vinay Kanetkar
Acting Chair
Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies
Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1

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.

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