Faculty Positions

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

College: Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Department: Marketing and Consumer Studies

Date Posted: October 17, 2023
Deadline: November 18, 2023
Please reference AD #23-58

Position Description:

The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.

The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies welcomes outstanding individuals with expertise in any core area of marketing to apply. We are specifically looking for candidates with promising or established research records, capable of contributing to top-tier marketing and business-related journals. Candidates for this position should possess a Ph.D. in marketing or a related field and a strong commitment to conducting high-quality research, effective teaching, and meaningful external engagement. Based on the strategic priorities of the Lang School and the department, preference will be given to applicants whose research interests align with the following areas: sales and negotiations, sustainability, and public policy.

The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies is a research-driven academic unit comprising 19 faculty members. We offer various academic programs leading to degrees such as the BComm in Marketing Management, BComm in Real Estate, MSc in Marketing and Consumer Studies, and a Ph.D. in Management with a marketing specialization. As an integral part of the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics, we also house the Marketing Analytics Centre.

The Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics is proud to deliver one of Ontario's largest undergraduate business programs, boasting an enrollment of over 4,000 students. Additionally, we offer a diverse range of specialized programs in business and economics, spanning undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to publish impactful research at both national and global levels and possess the pedagogical skills required to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students effectively.

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 November 18, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; and samples of research papers. Shortlisted candidates will also need to arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the Chair, Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

Dr. Tirtha Dhar
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.

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