Tenure-Track Faculty Position Announcement - Marketing

New Haven, Connecticut
Jan 15, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Tenure-Track Faculty Position Announcement



Department: Marketing                                                                
Rank:  Open

Specialization(s): Strategic Marketing, Marketing Management, Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing, B2B Marketing, Supply Chain Management, or other specializations of interest
Search Nos. 19-017  [EXTENDED]

Located in historic New Haven, a city rich in art and culture, Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good.  Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.  SCSU is a flourishing community of approximately 10,000 students, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven, with easy access to New York and Boston. 

The School of Business has had increasing enrollments, external fundraising success and has occupied a LEED certified building since August 2012. The School of Business adopted the tag line “Change for Good,” and a focus on sustainability, the triple bottom line, student professional development and business community engagement is woven throughout its programs.

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:  Southern invites applications from individuals who believe in the mission of public higher education and are committed to outstanding teaching and scholarship/creative activity.  Successful candidates will be disciplinary scholars devoted to a student-centric approach.

The department of Marketing seeks a qualified faculty member to fill a full time, tenure track opening to begin August 2019.  The position will feature marketing function capabilities including Strategic Marketing, Marketing Management, Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing, B2B Marketing, Supply Chain Management, or other specializations of interest. Successful candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

In addition to teaching excellence with a global perspective, the candidate is expected to be a productive scholar or practitioner. Faculty members are also expected to advise undergraduate students and to participate in university service activities. Engagement with the business community in the school’s environment is required.

Required Qualifications:  An earned doctorate in Marketing or a closely related business field from an accredited university, or an appropriate terminal degree with substantial, recent senior-level practitioner experience is required. Applicants must establish their ability to be classified as “qualified faculty” according to AACSB standards. This requires both initial qualification and maintenance of qualifications.

Strong candidates with ABD will be considered. If ABD, candidate must have earned doctorate within two years of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach effectively at the university level to a diverse group of undergraduate and MBA students in on-ground and hybrid formats; teaching responsibilities include evenings and weekends. In addition, candidates must demonstrate an ability to engage in original and impactful scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications:  Preference will be given to candidates with industry or consulting experience.

Application Process:  Please submit electronically a letter detailing research and teaching interests and professional background; curriculum vitae; qualifying publications and working papers; statement of teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations; three letters of reference; and graduate transcripts to: Marketing Search Committee Chair at [email protected].  Best consideration will be given to complete applications received by Tuesday, February 5, 2019.  The position will remain open until filled.

SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.