ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MARKETING, Questrom School of Business (9814/H1017)

Boston, Massachusetts
Aug 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Questrom School of Business at Boston University anticipates an opening for a tenured Associate Professor in Marketing, with a focus in the area of digital marketing, for a position starting July 1, 2018, subject to Provost budgetary approval.  

The Marketing Department comprises an interdisciplinary group of scholars who develop consumer and firm knowledge using insights and methods from marketing, psychology, sociology, economics, anthropology, and computer science. We are open to scholars who examine digital marketing issues and problems from a variety of methodological and theoretical perspectives. The ideal candidate should be passionate about developing, seeking funding for, and leading research efforts that focus on understanding and improving digital marketing practice from the consumer perspective. Possible areas of research interest include the intersection of marketing, media and technology; return on digital marketing investments; how firms can leverage social and digital media to create value for customers and the firm; technology-enabled marketing efforts in retailing and advertising; privacy issues in digital marketing; and social influence and consumer behavior in digital markets.   

The Questrom School of Business is building a strong group of faculty with expertise in all aspects of digital business including digital platforms and business models, digital analytics and informatics, digital health, and digital product development & technology. We seek outstanding candidates who would be stimulated by and engaged with this vibrant cross-disciplinary community.

Prospective candidates must have demonstrated the ability to produce original and innovative scholarly work of the highest possible quality and impact in the top academic journals and have an established scholarly reputation in the area of digital marketing. In addition to an excellent scholarly record, successful candidates should have evidence of intellectual leadership, institutional leadership, successful mentoring of doctoral students, and strong teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and, ideally, executive levels. A Ph.D. or related degree in marketing, economics, psychology, computer science, or a related field is required.  Practical experience and engagement with digital businesses is a plus. Candidates would be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in digital marketing and contribute to curricular developments in the digital space. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.   Interested candidates are encouraged to send a resume, letters of reference, and no more than three research papers in electronic PDF format to Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2017 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply early for full consideration. Campus interviewing will begin in early September for a July 1, 2018 start.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  

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